Supervisory IT Cybersecurity Specialist (INFOSEC) with Security Clearance

at Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Published March 10, 2023
Location Arlington, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Location Few vacancies in the following location: Arlington * 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 15 * Job family (Series) 2210 Information Technology Management * Supervisory status Yes * Security clearance * Drug test Yes * Position sensitivity and risk Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk * Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness * Announcement number CHE-DHA-11873573-23-SR * Control number 711355500 Duties Typical work assignments for this position may include: * Determining and implementing cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation); * Defining, establishing and directing techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection technologies; * Writing business/process documentation, developing models and graphics and making oral presentations to senior officials, conferences and task forces; * Overseeing and interfacing directly with agency and interagency leaders during cyber incidents of national significance; * Directing and managing team/project members effectively in a dynamic, fast paced environment, soliciting close teamwork and prioritizing competing projects to fulfill long and short range goals; * Responsible for the overall execution process including day to day management of activities for subordinate staff; * Leading teams to respond to critical network intrusions in the federal government and the nation's critical infrastructure; * Assessing and providing strategic direction for resolution of mission-critical problems, policies and procedures. This is a shared job announcement across the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, with multiple participating divisions. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. These divisions include, but are not limited to: * Cybersecurity Division (CSD) * Emergency Communications Division (ECD) * Infrastructure Security Division (ISD) * Integrated Operations Division (IOD) * National Risk Management Center (NRMC) * Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) * Office of the Chief Operations Support Officer (OCOSO) * Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) Requirements Conditions of Employment * You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position. * You must successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. * Selective Service - males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service see * You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance. * Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements. * One-year probationary period may be required. * You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative test result prior to appointment to this position. * 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. * 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. * 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 USC Section 7112(B)(6). * All employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer for salary payments. * This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government closures due to weather, protests, and acts of terrorism or lack of funding. Failure to report for or remain in this position may result in disciplinary or adverse action in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations (5 U.S.C. ยง 7501-7533 and 5 CFR Part 752, as applicable). Qualifications For 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: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. * Customer Service: Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. * Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. * Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. In addition to the above requirement, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level performing the following duties: * Providing direction on the implementation of IT security and cyber-security infrastructure requirements across an organization; * Making decisions or recommendations that influence organizations IT security policies, strategies or programs; * Collaborating on the development of long-range plans for IT security systems; * Directing activities in response to cyber security incidents and vulnerabilities for IT security systems; * Overseeing IT and /or cyber-security projects and services to meet internal and external customer requirements. 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 job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional information Promotion Potential: This position is at the full performance level. This is a supervisory position. Under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within one year of assignment to this position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Pursuant to Executive Order 12654 and DHS policy, DHS is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at DHS Headquarters are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result. 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. 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 this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Under the provisions of the Direct-Hire Authority, veterans' preference does not apply. We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, we will use a job questionnaire to further evaluate your experience, education, and training. If you are determined qualified, you may be referred to the