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    Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America's Borders
    Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    Discover a challenging and rewarding career with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders. At CBP, we:

    • Secure and facilitate trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws
    • Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
    • Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
    • Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
    • Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border
    For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers see www.cbp.gov.

    Who May Apply:
    • Open to all U.S. Citizens.
    • This announcement will be utilized to fill positions through OPM's Government wide Direct Hire Authority.
    • View common definitions of terms in this announcement.
    Organizational Location: Positions are with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Enterprise Services, Office of Information and Technology located in Alexandria, VA and Springfield, VA. .

    GS Salary: Visit this link to view the locality pay tables by geographic area. If you do not see your geographic area listed, select the "Rest of United States" pay table.

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    Joining the Customs and Border Protection Office Information and Technology will allow you to use your expertise designing, documenting and developing software applications. This position starts at a salary of $94,796 (GS-13, Step 1) to $123,234 (GS-13, Step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen Homeland Security by installing, implementing and supporting new or existing software applications.

    In this Information Technology Specialist (Applications Software) position you will become a key team member of Homeland Security professionals designing, documenting and developing software applications. Typical work assignments include:

    • Leading, mentoring, and coaching a team of software engineers in designing and developing agency-wide applications
    • Developing and maintaining customer facing applications and backend services
    • Writing unit and integration tests for customer facing applications and backend services
    • Deploying application code
    • Writing with business end users to turn requirements into technical solutions

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    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/481502400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.