This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the General Counsel, General Law Division.Learn more about this agency
The primary purpose of this position is to serve the Office of the General Counsel as a legal advisor. The individual will provide legal advice, litigation support, and training for DHS Headquarters activities and programs in the area of acquisitions and procurements within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
As an Attorney-Advisor (Open-Continuous) GS 0905 13/14/15, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
- Provide legal advice on acquisitions and procurements within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA leads the national effort to understand and manage cyber and physical risk to the Nation's critical infrastructure. CISA builds the national capacity to defend against cyber attacks and works with the federal government to provide cybersecurity tools, incident response services and assessment capabilities to safeguard the '.gov' networks that support the essential operations of partner departments and agencies.
- Review solicitation packages, statements of work, contract specifications, and other contract documents for clarity and legal sufficiency.
- Participate as counsel on source selections; provide oral and written advice on pre-award procurement issues such as the adequacy of solicitations, sole source awards, mistake in bids, agency protests, and bid protests filed before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and assist the Department of Justice (DOJ) when bid protests are filed before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
- Represent DHS in contract appeals filed before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA), and assist the Department of Justice when appeals are filed before the United States Court of Federal Claims or the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
- Research and analyze applicable laws and regulations, provide interpretations of those laws and regulations to the DHS General Counsel and other DHS officials.
- Research, analyze, and provide advice on applicable laws and policies related to supply chain risks, cybersecurity, and procurements using processes/procedures such as other transactions authority.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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