The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is recruiting for a Partnerships Office Chief in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to advance the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) mission of uniting and partnering with the global cyber community. This position is in the Cybersecurity Service.Learn more about this agency
This job is open to
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
As a Partnerships Office Chief in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Cybersecurity Division (CSD), Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC), you will oversee JCDC operational engagement teams who lead information sharing and collaboration on significant threats, vulnerabilities, and cyber defense issues with JCDC partners, as well as and develop and implement strategic efforts to enhance JCDC partnership efforts. As a DHS Cybersecurity Service Employee in the Leadership Track, at the Senior Cybersecurity Manager level, you will continually and proactively participate in learning activities to enhance and apply your technical and leadership expertise in Cybersecurity Program Management to oversee multiple DHS Federal cybersecurity programs, organizations, employees and contract resources to manage a range of unusually difficult tasks, including:
- Prioritizing and managing operational partnerships with Federal, State, local, territorial, tribal government partners, international, and industry stakeholders, integrating requisite CISA Cybersecurity Division's (CSD) operational capabilities, resources, and processes for meeting mission needs and expand CSD cybersecurity capabilities, technical products, and guidance.
- Providing critical leadership and direction for the JCDC to ensure that the public-private "Collaborative" succeeds.
- Devising and executing novel ways of partnering with peer organizations to enhance the collective cyber defense of the Nation.
- Ensuring operational synchronicity for cyber defense within CISA's Cybersecurity Division and across our agency.
- Providing oversight, improvement, and maintenance of robust national-level cyber capabilities that improve real-time information sharing and planning efforts for large-scale cyber events; ensure collaboration on enhanced cyber threat guidance to the cyber community; and continually evolve the way government and industry work together to coordinate on cyber operations.
- Representing CISA in building partnerships to ensure situational awareness of cyber threats and vulnerabilities across the "Collaborative"- a complex landscape of interagency, State and local, international and private sector partners.
- Collaborating with cyber defenders-domestic and international-to maintain operational vigilance and minimize the impact of imminent operational threats, severe vulnerabilities, and significant incidents.
- Overseeing subordinate managers in leading daily activities across a large growing team and dynamic environment.
- Incorporating CISA diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility principles and adhere to equal employment opportunity compliance in the outreach, recruitment, hiring, development, awards and recognition, and management of the workforce.
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or national.
- You must be 18 years of age.
- Must be registered for the Selective Service (if you are a male).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance.
- Must be able to submit to a drug test and receive a negative result.
- Must be able to comply with ethics and standards of conduct requirements, including completing any applicable financial disclosure.
- May be required to serve a 3 year probationary period.
Depending on their career level, DHS Cybersecurity Service employees with a technical capability Cybersecurity Program Management will generally apply their technical expertise to:
- Apply knowledge of information security to define the organization's direction and direct resources to achieve the mission.
- Develop and recommends policy changes to support mission needs.
- Manage security implications within the organization as directed.
This position is in the Leadership Track at the Senior Cybersecurity Manager level. At this level, individuals generally:
- Have 12+ years of cybersecurity work experience
- Have 5+ years of leadership experience
- Are capable of serving as seasoned cybersecurity manager who oversees multiple DHS or Federal cybersecurity programs or DHS organizations, including employees and contract resources, through subordinate managers
Applicants for this position should possess at least three of the following:
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate across organizational lines in a complex and dynamic organization.
- A comprehensive understanding of the cyber threat landscape, emerging cyber issues and technical solutions, supply chain risks, and challenges faced by governmental and private industry partners.
- Experience as a thought leader providing oversight and direction to a cybersecurity organization.
- A demonstrated ability to effectively represent the organization in complex deliberations with senior officials from all branches and levels of government and private sector partners.
DHS Cybersecurity Service employees start at career levels and salaries matching their experience and expertise. To learn more about DHS Cybersecurity Service career tracks and levels, visit our application portal.
This position is focused on Cybersecurity Program Management.
DHS Cybersecurity Service jobs are structured cybersecurity specializations - called technical capabilities. To learn more about technical capabilities, visit our application portal.
Degrees are not required for jobs in the DHS Cybersecurity Service, but DHS is interested in your level of education and the topics you studied. As you submit initial application information, you will be asked questions about your education.
- Salary: $179400 - $195500
- Citizenship: Not Provided
- Incentives: Not Provided
- Education: Not Provided
- Travel: Not Provided
- Telework: Not Provided