Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to oversee and manage the full-cycle of information products to include the creation and publication of alerts, advisories, monitors, indicator bulletins, and other information papers ?  Then consider joining the Office of the Assistant Secretary of CyberSecurity and Communications, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) ,  Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICSCERT), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Come work with the best to prevent and deter terrorist attacks, protect against and respond to potential threats, ensure safe and secure borders, welcome immigrants and visitors, and promote the free-flow of commerce.  This mission of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is carried out every day by the dedicated men and women who answer the noble calling of public service with courage and enthusiasm.  With a diverse and critical mission, we lead the unified national effort to secure America.  In today's interconnected world, our country's security challenges are constantly evolving.  To meet these challenges, DHS fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation.

In Headquarters, we coordinate, plan, and guide the Department's work across all DHS components.  You could enjoy a career that includes research, administration and management, legal work, budget and finance, cyber security, infrastructure protection and intelligence analysis.  Our services touch every U.S. citizen, and our goal is to secure our country across land and sea.  Come join the team who is "Proud to Protect".  

Who May Be Considered:  Applications will be accepted from all U.S. Citizens.

This announcement is issued under the direct-hire authority to recruit for positions for which there is a critical hiring need.  Selectee(s) will receive a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service and may be required to serve a one year probationary period.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement should the need arise.


As an IT Specialist (INFOSEC) your duties include the following:


·         Leverage knowledge of IT security principals, practices and methods, along with knowledge of industrial control systems security, to engage in technical writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting for the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT)

·         Recommend improvement to existing products, new information products, and improved dissemination mechanisms.

·         Perform quality control on all informational papers and products prior to dissemination.

·         Maintain up- to- date production metrics as well as document archival records keeping.

·         Prepare and present classified and unclassified materials and reports as needed.


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1 to 5 nights per month

Relocation Authorized

  • No