There are a variety of Cybersecurity Program Management opportunities across the Department, including supporting several specialized programs at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Depending on your career level and role, DHS Cybersecurity Service employees in the Leadership Career Track, with a technical capability in Cybersecurity Program Management, will generally apply their expertise to perform a range of tasks, including:
- Leading and/or overseeing a team performing technical and nontechnical reviews of cybersecurity capabilities, responsibilities, and requirements to ensure they align with the overall needs of cybersecurity mission and business enterprise priorities.
- Assisting subordinate employees applying knowledge of the principles and methods of capital investment analysis and business case analysis, including Earned Value Management (EVM) and/or return on investment analysis determining opportunities for new and improved cybersecurity business process solutions.
- Leading others in reviewing current and future cybersecurity programs and developing or implementing methods to monitor and measure risk, compliance, and assurance efforts.
- Managing processes to monitor the cyber threat landscape, applicable authorities, and directives and how interdependencies impact program design to support the coordination, implementation, and execution of DHS's cybersecurity programs, ensuring alignment with critical Departmental or Component cybersecurity priorities.
- Working with DHS HQ and/or Component experts to draft and publish supply chain security and risk management documents in alignment with strategic plans.
- Proposing, managing, and maintaining programs to evaluate and develop supply chain, system, network, performance, and cyber security requirements and determine compliance with established organizational and external standards.
- Collaborating with internal and external DHS stakeholders to share intellectual capital and relevant information in support of the overall success of cybersecurity programs, ensuring alignment with critical agency cybersecurity priorities.
- Customizing communications on cybersecurity program management initiatives for different levels of leadership and audiences to provide strategic direction and support to DHS, Component leadership in support of mitigating any issues compromising DHS or Component security.
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 security clearance. Security clearance levels may vary.
- 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.
- While many of these positions are considered telework eligible, some individuals must live within 2 hrs driving distance to a DHS SCIF in either Chandler, AZ; Stennis, MS; Idaho Falls, ID; Arlington, VA; Pensacola, FL; Springfield, VA or D.C.
- Remote work may be available for some positions.
This position is in the Leadership Track across a range of career levels. Employees in this career track generally:
- Have between 5-15 years of cybersecurity work experience.
- Have between 0-5 years of cybersecurity leadership experience.
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.
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: $137800 - $195500
- Citizenship: Us Citizen
- Incentives: Not Provided
- Education: High School Diploma
- Travel: Not Provided
- Telework: Not Provided