Job Overview


Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!! 

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is comprised of five staffs responsible for enterprise solutions, system engineering, operations services, information security, and policy and planning.  One of the key functions within information security is the Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC), responsible for monitoring the Department’s IT systems and networks, threat analyses, detection and full lifecycle incident management. 

This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority.  Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to positions filled under this announcement.


Ensures, or participates in ensuring, the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools (both open source and commercial) as it specifically applies to security operations – threat intelligence, intelligence driven detection, response, and remediation of cyber security incidents that affect the Department.  Present operation status and incident response outcomes to Department executives and managers.

Evaluates, acquires, configures, and uses software intended mature the abilities to gather intelligence, detect abnormalities in systems and networks, investigate abnormalities and determine if they are cyber events or incidents, respond to those incidents and work with organizations and users to remediate the incidents.

Manages the lifecycle of security operations project from concept development through implementation. Identifies customer requirements, develops technical approaches, and coordinates project resources related to project costs and schedules and advancing process maturity to align with technology.

Performs or participates in a range of cybersecurity incident management activities that extend or apply to an entire organization or major components of an organization. IT management activities include strategic planning, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, policy and standards development, resource management, knowledge management, architecture and infrastructure planning and management, auditing, and information security management. Plans, develops, and implements systems and IT policy changes.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No