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    Summary

    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

    • All U.S. citizens

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    Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.

    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 28th

    July 13th

    July 27th

    Promotion Potential:  The promotion potential of the position will vary based upon the selecting Component/Office.  Positions may have promotion potential to the GS-11, GS-12, GS-13 or GS-14 levels.  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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    Responsibilities

    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: 

    • Providing support of ongoing IT projects and programs that have a significant impact on the delivery of National Security Systems.
    • Consulting with IT security experts in developing communications to inform customers, solve problems and instruct them in taking necessary actions for security compliance.
    • Providing advice relative to system security upgrades or enhancements.
    • Participating in projects to prototype and pilot new system security concepts and enhancements.
    • Assessing new systems security design methodologies to improve quality or compliance with policy.

    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

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440656100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.