Full-time
Deputy Director of Cyber Security Staff and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer - US Department of Justice - Washington, DC

$127,914 - $192,300 a yearPart-timeDuties Summary Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? If yes, then come and join the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) , ranked among the Top Best Places to Work in Federal Government ( www.bestplacestowork.org ).

The DOJ maintains a complex and sensitive cybersecurity program, responsible for safeguarding systems and users. This announcement seeks qualified candidates for the role of DOJ Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Deputy Director, Cybersecurity Services Staff (CSS).
Responsibilities The Deputy CISO works with and reports to the DOJ Chief Information Security Office and Director, Cybersecurity Services Staff (CSS) in leading the Department's enterprise-wide cybersecurity program and providing security oversight to the Department's approximate $3 billion of annual information technology (IT) investments across over 40 Components.

Reporting to the CISO, develops, evaluates, and implements policy for agency-wide programs. Provides high level technical advice and counsel to the CISO, the DOJ CIO and other Departmental components on matters relating to new or modified basic policies and procedures that affect or relate to current and existing information security and records management functions and programs.

Leads Cybersecurity Services Staff (CSS) programs, integrates and coordinates the work of others as necessary, and interprets policies in terms of established objectives. Identifies areas requiring further or more concrete guidance and recommends corrective action.

Provides first line communications, which include problem determination, problem resolution, and making recommendations to resolve IT security and records management issues and requirements. Keeps abreast of changing rules and regulations, as well as cyber threats and emerging technology.

Assists the CISO in operating the Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC), a 24x7 operation that provides comprehensive cyber incident intrusion, detection, and response management services to protect the DOJ's computer networks. Provides guidance on remediation for cyber threats and penetrations into the Department's network as issues arise. Advises other IT experts throughout the agency and its components on a variety of situations and issues that involve applying or adapting new theories, concepts, standards, and/or practices resulting from the employee's leadership.

In coordination with the CISO, plans, develops, and coordinates agency-level information security programs and strategies. Formulates agency-level IT initiatives in response to critical IT security issues. Plans and coordinates agency adherence to Federal IT security defense strategies. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 00 Job family (Series) 2210 Information Technology Management Requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment We must receive your application by 11:59 pm (EDT) on the closing date. You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible. You must receive written notification that your application was received. Applicant must address ECQs and MTQs separately from the resume. You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position. You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position. Entrance on duty is contingent upon preliminary completion of a security clearance. Veterans' preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service. Only experience obtained by closing date of this announcement will be considered. This position requires a Top Secret Clearance/SCI - candidate must be able to obtain the required security clearance. Qualifications As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications.

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must address the five Executive Core Qualifications ( ECQs ) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications ( MTQs ) separately.

The application process used to recruit for this position is TRADITIONAL. Your resume or other format must not exceed seven pages, including an optional cover letter.

Copies of the Office of Personnel Management's "Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications" may be obtained via the Internet at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf .

We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Deputy Director of Cyber Security Staff and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the complexity of the knowledge you possess.

YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your responses to the MTQs should be addressed separately, not to exceed six pages.

MTQ 1. Broad and in-depth knowledge of telecommunications systems, corporate networks, could solutions and an understanding of the security architecture associate with those.

MTQ 2. Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge of operating a 24x7 cybersecurity operations and cyber threat intelligence operations center supporting all three data classification levels.

MTQ 3. Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge of enterprise-wide IT operations, lifecycle management, and customer care with a focus on policy development and implementation, risk management, and compliance with all relevant federal regulations, including FISMA and NIST cybersecurity framework standards.

IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQ), NOT TO EXCEED TEN PAGES:

ECQ1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications can be found at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.

Please refer to OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications for more detailed information. Education There are no educational requirements for this position. Additional information DOJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits .

The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) of the selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V) must be approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment. In addition, individuals entering the Senior Executive Service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. Applicants who have completed the Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.

EEO Policy Statement: The Department of Justice does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, status as a parent, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other impermissible factor. The complete DOJ EEO Statement/Policy is found at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf .

Reasonable Accommodation
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and Regulatory Guidance Social Security Number - Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Failure to provide your Social Security Number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed. Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361. Signature - Before you are hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action. Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required by law to review the executive qualifications of each new career appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment.

Applicants must address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) separately. The ECQ narrative is limited to 10 pages and the narrative for each MTQ is limited to two pages per MTQ.

Please see Application Procedures for specific instructions. The resume should demonstrate the necessary level of management skills, characteristics, qualities, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate successful performance in the SES. This evidence must include clear and concise examples that emphasize the applicant's level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives, and level of contacts.
Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Top Secret Drug test required Yes Required Documents Required Documents Applicants who fail to submit all information and documents (i.e., resume, and other documents as applicable) WILL NOT receive consideration for this position.

If you are a current career member of the SES, or are eligible for reinstatement in to the SES, or have completed an SES Candidate Development Program and obtained Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board certification, you can apply to be considered non competitively.

To be considered non-competitively, you must submit your resume only, and other documents, as applicable. You must submit your application so that it will be received by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on the closing date of the announcement. Benefits Benefits 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. 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.

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