Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC)
Company: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: February 22, 2021
- Accepting applications
- Open & closing dates
11/19/2020 to 07/31/2021
- Pay scale & grade
$128,078 to $172,500 per year
- Appointment type
- Work schedule
Full-Time Duties Summary
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
Who May be Considered:
- U.S. Citizens
- View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.
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 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:
- Determining and implementing cybersecurity and privacy
principles to organizational requirements (relevant to
confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication,
- Defining, establishing, and directing techniques for detecting
host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection
- 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. Travel
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for up to 5 nights per
month this position.
Conditions of Employment
- You 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 Top Secret/SCI or lower
level security clearance as identified by CISA.
- 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.
- Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions
must serve a supervisory probationary period for one year.
- 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
- 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. 7 and 5 CFR
Part 752, as applicable).
- 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
- More than one selection may be made from this
- Appointments are subject to the availability of funds.
This is an open continuous announcement for 60 days, or until all
positions are filled. It will be used to fill immediate and future
vacancies for this agency. There may be multiple cut-off dates with
the first being 10 days after the initial opening date of
11/19/2020. Additional cut-off dates may be established as needed
until all vacancies have been filled.
You qualify for the GS-15 grade level (starting salary $128,078.00)
if you possess information technology related experience
demonstrating each of the four required competencies:
- Attention to Detail-Leading the identification and evaluation
of IT security risks.
- Customer Service-Responding to IT experts in the IT security
community on cybersecurity threats and propose solutions.
- Oral Communication-Providing advice and guidance on
cybersecurity and communication issues to senior management.
- Problem Solving-Overseeing and coordinating response to cyber
incidents. In addition to the above requirement you must have at
least one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level
performing at least one of the following duties:
- Providing direction on the implementation of IT security and
cyber-security infrastructure requirement across an
- Making decisions or recommendations that influence
organizational IT security policies, strategies or programs;
- Collaborating on the development of long-range plans for IT
- 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
Qualifications Must Be Met
The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the
closing date of this announcement.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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
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
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.
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