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.cisa.gov to learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.
In this position, you will serve as the Chief of Cyber Threat Analysis. Typical work assignments include:
-Leading a team charged with enhancing the ability of CISA's public and private sector partners to detect malicious cyber activity by using all available information to assess, identify, track, and emulate adversaries to effectively plan and prioritize the allocation of cyber defense resources.
-Processing and analyzing open source, commercial, and classified threat intelligence information, prioritizing threats to drive cyber defense operations.
-Conducting research and analysis on threat actors' intent and capabilities as well as their TTP and developing various threat specific products and CISA-branded products to be shared with other CISA stakeholders.
-Developing strategies that counter evolving cyber threats in a rapidly changing global environment and enhancing CISA's ability to detect malicious cyber activity by analyzing threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
-Researching, compiling, and publicizing information on current and emerging threats to IT resources and making recommendations to resolve shortfalls in system security features and practices.
-Developing and leading threat briefings for senior government and industry officials; representing the agency at cybersecurity conferences, technical exchanges, and other forums.
-Supporting CISA's role in responding to significant cyber incidents.
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.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
Appointments are subject to the availability of funds.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 1 to 5 nights per month for this position.
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