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    As technology becomes increasingly more sophisticated, the demand for an experienced and qualified workforce to protect our Nation's networks and information systems has never been higher.  This announcement will utilize the Direct Hire Authority to fill positions throughout the Department of Homeland Security.  Operational and Support Components include but are not limited to:

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

    U.S. Secret Service (USSS)

    Directorate for Management, Office Chief Information (OCIO)

    Directorate for Management, Chief Security Office (CSO)

    National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD)

    Who May Apply:

    • Open to all U.S. Citizens

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    Note:  One or more selections may be made from this job opportunity announcement as part of the DHS Technology Job Fair.

    Locations:  The Rockville, VA location was listed in error.  Vacancies are located throughout the DC Metro area to include Rockville, MD. 


    There will be cut-off dates for this job opportunity announcement.  All applications received on or before the cut-off date will be reviewed at that time.  Dates have been set as:

    June 14th

    June 21st

    July 6th

    July 20th

    July 29th

    Promotion Potential:  The promotion potential of the position will vary based upon the selecting Component/Office.  Therefore, not all positions will have promotion potential to the GS-14 level.  You will be informed during the interview and/or selection process of the full performance level of the position.  If you are selected for a position with promotion potential, future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

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    In this position, you will become a key member of a team of dynamic and cutting edge professionals working to protect the nation's cyberspace.  Typical work assignments include: 

    • Defining and managing information technology (IT) and cybersecurity related programs.
    • Providing oversight to ensure program work is adhering to the larger strategic view developed by DHS.
    • Recognizing need for changes based on new security technologies or cyber related threats.
    • Developing long-range plans for IT security systems that anticipate, identify, evaluate, mitigate and minimize risks associated with IT system vulnerabilities. 
    • Designing and developing new tools and technologies related to information security.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required based on the position requirements and mission needs as determined by the DHS Component/Office

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440313600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.