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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the principal investigative arm of DHS and the second largest investigative agency in the Federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 46 foreign countries around the world. ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to www.ice.gov.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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    Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

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    Salary: The salary range indicated in this announcement will be adjusted to include locality payment for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.

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    As an Information Technology Specialist (Information Security), with the ICE Office of the Chief Information Officer, you will serve as technical resource in the strategic, analytic and technical oversight, development and planning of data models, database structural design, innovative architectures, delivery designs or technology solutions to a diverse group of customers. Typical work assignments include:

    • Identifying systemic and application-specific security threats to tactical and administrative systems by implementing defensive countermeasures to ensure proactive mitigation while sustaining the highest level of network readiness;
    • Analyzing and evaluating telecommunications systems, computer capabilities, processing techniques, IT trouble ticket management, and data communications, including: local/wide/virtual area networks (LAN/WAN/VLAN), intrusion detection systems, and network switches;
    • Supporting the installation of software and hardware, system fixes, updates and enhancements for a large, geographically-diverse enterprise level environment;
    • Supporting the development implementation, and ensure adherence to Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) policies, directives, processes, procedures, standards and guidelines;
    • Configuring and monitoring hardware and software for systems operation, processing and control of data flow, and client-server multi-user system support, including network management or administration.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

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    These positions will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority for the occupation and is open to all U.S. 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/490364200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.