Supervisory Program Analyst
Are you interested in a job protecting our Nation against cyber threats? Then consider joining the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD).
The National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) leads the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure. Within NPPD, CS&C is responsible for helping the civilian government and the private sector better manage their cybersecurity and communications risk. Learn more about NPPD.
At CS&C, we help our government and private sector customers by responding to incidents, sharing information, developing and promulgating best practices, and increasing our Nation?s cybersecurity capacity. Every day, CS&C employees make a difference as they enhance the security, resilience, and reliability of our Nation?s critical networks and address threats to our public health and safety, economy, and national security.
It takes a great team to protect a great Nation, and at DHS, we foster a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation. Interested in joining our team? Find out more at www.dhs.gov/join-dhs-cybersecurity.
Who May Be Considered: All U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates including the following:
- Current federal employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service
- Former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service
- Persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authorities (click here for a list of authorities)
- Persons eligible under an Interchange Agreement (click here to view a list of covered agreements)
- Veterans applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) - Veterans' preference eligibles or veterans who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing at least three consecutive years of active duty (click here for information on veterans)
- Individuals with disabilities (See more information under "Other Information" below)
Competitive, merit promotion, and/or non-competitive referral lists may be issued based on the needs of the agency.
- Occasional Travel
- Travel may be required
To qualify for the Program Analyst at the grade level GS-15, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either in the public or private sectors). This experience must include: 1) Communicating with senior officials and multiple agencies concerning program planning and development needs; 2) Developing short and long-range goals for an organization; 3) Providing solutions to problems that impact program effectiveness; 4) Planning and conducting a variety of studies to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of programs, processes and systems; and 5) Overseeing the development and implementation of new policies and procedures. NOTE: To qualify for this position, your resume must contain sufficient detail to prove you have one year experience performing these duties. Otherwise, you will be found ineligible.
Education may not be used to qualify for this position.
Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
New employees must serve a one year probationary period.
Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions must serve a supervisory probationary period for one year.
Financial disclosure required.
Essential Personnel: This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operations 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.