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    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.

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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. Within CISA, the Infrastructure Security Division focuses on protecting critical infrastructure from all hazards by managing risk and enhancing resilience through collaboration with the critical infrastructure community, which includes private sector owners, operators, and employees; State, local, tribal, and territorial officials; and other Federal agencies.

    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:

    • Advise senior state and local management government officials (e.g., Chief Information Security Officer [CISO]) on risk levels and security posture;
    • Advise senior management on cost-benefit analysis of information security programs, programs and processes;
    • Review risk management programs by using evaluation results to create or enhance the effectiveness of the partner's information sharing;
    • Deliver key mitigation capabilities to owners and operators that are designed to reduce risks to the nation's critical cyber infrastructure, in particular, elections infrastructure;
    • Participate in cybersecurity partnerships with and across critical infrastructure owners, operators and state, local, tribal and territorial government.
    • Promote collaborative efforts to reduce risks and threats to critical information, enterprise, communications, and control systems;
    • Participate as a presenter in regional local conferences and symposia relating to cybersecurity initiatives; and
    • Build regional and local cybersecurity coalitions to promote information sharing.
    Duty Locations: Offers are made based on operational and mission requirements, and critical agency hiring needs as determined by the CISA, ISD Regional Offices. Although the locations listed will most likely be available, the duty location offered in your final offer letter may include any geographic location within the 50 states of the United States. Relocation expenses will not be paid. You will be asked to provide your preference for one of the following mission critical locations: Hartford, CT; Concord, NH, Augusta, ME; Providence, RI; Trenton, NJ; Albany, NY; Puerto Rico; Harrisburg, PA; Charleston, WV; Dover, DE; Annapolis, MD; Nashville, TN; Jackson, MS; Montgomery, AL; Columbia, SC; Raleigh, NC; Frankfort, KY; Tallahassee, FL; Madison, WI; Springfield, IL Indianapolis, IN; Columbus, OH; St. Paul, MN; Lansing, MI; Baton Rouge, LA; Oklahoma City, OK; Santa Fe, NM; Little Rock, AR; Austin, TX; Des Moines, IA; Lincoln, NE; Topeka, KS; Jefferson City, MO; Pierre, SD; Bismarck, ND; Helena, MT; Cheyenne, WY; Carson, NV; Juneau, AK; Boise, ID; Olympia, WA; Salem OR; Montpelier, VT

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563232900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.