Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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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Duties

This Program Analyst position is located in the Field Operations Division, Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as the Program Analyst-Metrics reporting directly to the OSO Regional Director (RD). You will serve as the principal advisor to the RD concerning the metrics aspects of specific programs in your respective Region. You will directly support the RD and provide operating direction and analyses of operating performance and effectiveness of strategy in implementing Risk Based Security (RBS). Typical assignments include:

  • Serving as a liaison to other Regional Program Analysts, the Federal Security Director's staff, functions, and agencies to ensure that comprehensive evaluations are completed to provide timely and complete analyses of complex data.
  • Providing direct support to the RD on operating direction, analysis of operating performance and effectiveness of strategy in implementing Risk Based Security.
  • Researching, analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting complex data, and drawing appropriate conclusions from complex or conflicting data; conducting statistical analysis of data, providing reports and action plan recommendations; examining significant findings that indicate weakness or significant accomplishments in deterring security risks, improving administrative procedures and security processes/procedures, and compliance with current regulations.
  • Developing strategic plans guiding the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of security operations and programs; identifying issues and trends from monitoring performance metrics, intelligence, plans, and practices.
  • Providing guidance and technical advice in the planning, execution, and continuous improvement of security and administrative processes.
  • Developing reports and formulating recommendations for corrective and proactive actions.
  • Determining new or changing information requirements to be addressed through examinations of selected types of data, evaluation methodology, or management analysis to account for variance, root cause, or significant effect to performance outcomes.
  • Acting for the RD during his/her absence.
  • Frequent travel may be required for site visits, conferences, and training.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Frequent travel may be required for site visits, conferences, and training.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Payment of relocation expenses (Permanent Change of Station) is authorized.