IT Cybersecurity Specialist (Program Manager) with Security Clearance

at Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Published March 17, 2023
Location Arlington, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Location 1 vacancy in the following location: Arlington 1 vacancy * Remote job No * Telework eligible Yes-as determined by the agency policy. * Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. * Relocation expenses reimbursed No * Appointment type Permanent - * Work schedule Full-time - * Service Competitive * Promotion potential None * Job family (Series) 2210 Information Technology Management * Supervisory status No * Security clearance * Drug test Yes * Position sensitivity and risk Moderate Risk (MR) * Trust determination process Credentialing Suitability/Fitness * Announcement number NRMC-DHA-11879129-23-AW * Control number 713161400 Duties Joining 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; we Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow. Within CISA, the National Risk Management Center (NRMC) is a risk-driven analysis and planning center focused on addressing significant risks to our national critical functions. NRMC works with partners to generate solutions to the most complex, strategic risks to critical infrastructure. To accomplish this mission, NRMC operates using a collaborative model that relies on close integration with Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) government partners, and diverse private sector partners. Visit 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 an IT Cybersecurity Specialist (Program Manager). Typical work assignments include: * Developing and maintaining a strategic plan for multiple services that informs the enterprise strategic plan. * Evaluating needs analysis to determine opportunities for new and improved business process solutions. * Providing enterprise cybersecurity, infrastructure, and supply chain risk management guidance for development of various plans and reports. * Developing plans to ensure that all acquisitions, procurements, and outsourcing efforts address requirements consistent with organization goals. * Acting as the stakeholder for all underlying information (IT) operational processes and functions that support the enterprise, provide direction and monitor all significant activities so the services are delivered successfully. Requirements Conditions of Employment * You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position. * You must successfully pass a background investigation. * Selective Service registration required. * You must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust. * New employees must serve a one year probationary period. * Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions must serve a supervisory probationary period for one year. * You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative test result prior to appointment to this position. After appointment, you may be subject to periodic random drug testing. * Relocation expenses are not authorized. * Other recruitment incentives may be authorized. * This position has been designated excluded from bargaining unit representation under the national security provision of 5 U.S.C. ยง 7112(B)(6). * All employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit/ Electronic Funds Transfer for salary payments. * Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. * 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. Qualifications Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Basic Requirements AND Specialized Experience requirements as noted below. Basic Requirement: GS-15: You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess information technology related experience demonstrating each of the four required competencies: * Attention to Detail: Reviewing operational plans for implementation. * Customer Service: Integrating cyber planning and targeting efforts with other organizations. * Oral Communication: Providing information to senior management. * Problem Solving: Determining what corrections are needed to mitigate risks and safeguard private information. AND Specialized Experience: GS-15: You qualify for the GS-15 grade level (starting salary $155,700) if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level performing the following duties: * Studying, reviewing, and analyzing cybersecurity and infrastructure plans and operations to determine risks and develop and communicate improved business process solutions to mitigate that risk. * Serving as advisor to managers and decision makers on cybersecurity and infrastructure projects and initiatives. * Developing and maintaining strategic plans for cybersecurity and infrastructure enterprises. * Providing guidance and oversight on the acquisition process for information security requirements. * Preparing and presenting synopses and reports on cybersecurity and infrastructure research, development, integration, risk management, and implementation efforts. NOTE: Your resume must explicitly indicate how you meet this requirement, otherwise you will be found ineligible. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Qualifications Must Be Met The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Education This grade/series combination does not have an education requirement. Additional information Promotion Potential: The full performance level of this position is GS-15. This is a non-supervisory position. Due to COVID-19, the component is currently in an expanded telework posture. Therefore, if selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS Careers website and select Benefits. Disabled veteran leave will be available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment. E-Verify DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. You are encouraged to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, please use the Alternate Application link listed in the Other Information section of this vacancy announcement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online if at all possible. Applying online, through your USAJOBS account, will expedite the application process and allow you to check your application status as well as verify the documentation submitted with your application. If you utilize the Alternate Application method, your USAJOBS account will not display this application and you will not receive status updates. A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for

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