This announcement is issued under the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) to recruit for positions for which there is a critical hiring need. Selectee(s) will receive a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service and may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
Who May be Considered:
- U.S. Citizens
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Joining the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) means being part of the team focused on securing the Nation's physical and cyber infrastructure against threats to public health and safety, economy, and national security.
Visit www.dhs.gov/cisa to learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.
This is an agency-wide position, which is comprised of several geographically separated divisions with a nationwide force: Infrastructure Security Division, Cybersecurity Division, Emergency Communications Division, National Risk Management Center and several organizational units. Typical work assignments include:
- Direct and manage team/project members effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, soliciting close teamwork and prioritizing competing projects to fulfill long and short-range goals.
- Assess and provide strategic direction for resolution of mission-critical problems, policies, and procedures.
- Work with senior management to establish new fundamental concepts and criteria and stimulate the development of new policies, methodologies, and techniques.
- Advise system designers and system administrators as to the consistency of proposed IT security strategies with regulatory and policy directives.
- Oversee and interface directly with agency and interagency leaders during cyber incidents of national significance.
- Perform analysis that involves advising customers on strategies to protect and secure sensitive information and systems.
- Perform incident triage by recommending scope, urgency, and potential impact, and collaborating with other reporting agencies/system owners.
- Direct daily situations reporting and awareness. Using security monitoring tools to capture real-time traffic spawned by any running malicious code. Collects, analyzes, and correlates events and alerts from multiple systems (e.g., IDS, security event logs, and operating system event logs, etc.) to investigate and/or research cybersecurity incidents.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 1 to 5 nights per month for this position.
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