Chief, Data Management Branch

Washington, D.C
May 27, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

This position is responsible for supporting policy solutions and information sharing efforts of the Information Sharing and Safeguarding Governance Board and the Data Access Review Council; leading the DHS Intelligence Data Domain; overseeing engagements with Strategic-level bodies and their subordinate working groups; and overseeing the I&A Data Inventory Program and Data Asset and Records Management Programs.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications required:
  • The incumbent will be the leader of a large and complex organization, supervising and leading and mentoring other supervisors who oversee the day-to-day operations of the branch, requiring background, education, and experience as a first- or second-line federal supervisor of employees.
  • Knowledge or experience managing the inventory, cataloguing, and accountability, or governance of a data-centric organization.
  • Experience leading initiative that greatly advance or alter how data is used strategically as an asset to enable mission requirements
  • Applying analytical discipline(s) or related analytic work such as business process re-engineering, Information Technology (IT) solutions, requirements analysis, etc.
  • Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting and adjusting short-term priorities, and preparing schedules for completion of work.
  • Applying data visualization or using IT tools to understand/present data to agency and department.
  • Using various quantitative techniques (e.g., statistical regression, geospatial analysis, classification models) to provide advice and direction to agency mission and analytical personnel on options for visualizing data, using data from agency Centralized Intelligence Sharing Environment at scale, and implementing predictive analytics.
  • Providing program oversight to the various actions involved in a specific project.
  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).