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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.

    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.

    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Policy, Office of Strategy, Policy and Plans (PLCY)

    The primary purpose of this position is support the Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans; Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy; and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy.

    Promotion Potential: This position is being filled at the full performance level.

    This position is also being announced through merit promotion procedures under Announcement ST-10112730-18-PLCY. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Merit Promotion procedures must apply to both announcements

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

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    As a Senior Policy Analyst, GS-301-15, your typical work assignments may include:

    • Leading the development of cyber, technology, and infrastructure resilience policy and strategy and works closely with organization components, other federal agencies, and the private sector to set the organization priorities.
    • Providing expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to top officials on critical issues such as justifying matters involving a significant and controversial program of national scope and impact.
    • Partnering with organization components, state and local government, private sector and international community to formulate policy positions on cyber, technology, infrastructure, and resilience in advancement of overall objectives of organization.
    • Representing the agency on interagency working groups established to develop policy initiatives and solutions to critical issues across the government and negotiate for the acceptance of agency positions on key policy initiatives.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493517000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.