Job Overview


Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.  DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.                     

Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.  In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please:
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This Information Technology (IT) Specialist position is located in the Systems Management and Operations Branch, Technology Solutions Division, Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  If selected for this position, you will serve as a project team leader performing duties which include developing project plans, assigning, work, setting priorities and deadlines, reviewing and evaluating work, and coaching and developing employees involved in network services, systems administration, operating systems, database administration, and customer support.   Typical assignments include:

  • Serving as the information system owner responsible for the overall procurement, development, integration, modification, or operations and maintenance (O&M) oversight of an information system.
  • Leading and coordinating activities for IT systems, including requirements definition, system support, infrastructure, security, and communications.
  • Serving as primary O&M lead providing oversight and technical leadership of information systems.
  • Assessing and communicating the impact of changes to existing systems or supporting infrastructure.
  • Assisting in organizational and activity budget planning and projecting short-term needs by allocating resources to accomplish organizational and activity goals within established schedules.  Managing projects within allocated resources.