Principal Deputy Director National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC)
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
- US citizenship required
- If selected, a one-year SES Probationary period may be required.
- Filing of OGE 278 - Public Financial Disclosure
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret (SCI) clearance
To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Technical Qualifications (TQs) listed below:
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.
The application process used to recruit for this position is RESUME-ONLY. Although you should not address the ECQs or TQs separately, evidence of each must be clearly reflected in your resume.
Any information in excess of 5 pages WILL NOT be considered.
A sample 5-page resume that incorporates ECQs and TQs can be viewed on this link (indexed at page 29 - 37) http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf
Technical Qualification(s) - Mandatory
TQ1: Expert knowledge and demonstrated leadership in managing a robust IT program, providing overall strategic direction to programs in a federal agency or large corporation, including policy and planning, security, systems analysis, applications software, operating systems, network services, systems administration, and customer support.
TQ2: Ability to deal effectively on complex homeland security-related issues with senior officials from all branches and levels of government and with other private sector and critical infrastructure/key resource owners, operators and other stakeholders.
TQ3: Expert knowledge and experience in developing and implementing strategic information plans that include identifying innovative and leading edge solutions, implementing robust project planning, defining budgetary needs, leading edge workforce, achieving quality improvement and standardizing systems.
TQ4: Experience in directing and supporting large-scale public, private sector and critical infrastructure/key resource risk management (including information sharing mechanisms, strategic planning, execution of complex operations) and preparedness, protection and recovery programs involving multiple organizations.
Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the Executive/Managerial Qualifications (ECQs/EMs); but a narrative statement for each of the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs) is recommended.
Executive Core Qualifications:
ECQ 1 - 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.
ECQ 2 - 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.
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - 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 is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp
There is no educational requirement for this position.
Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers made to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES employees in the Executive Branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES employee, please indicate this in your resume and when completing the online Occupational Questionnaire. Serving in a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES appointment WILL NOT eliminate you from consideration.
Veteran's preference does not apply to the SES.
Relocation expenses may be authorized.
Probationary period: You will serve a one-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES.
If selected under series 1811, the following information applies: This is a secondary LEO covered position, as defined by 5 CFR 831.902 (CSRS) and 5 CFR 842.802 (FERS).
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
DHS is an equal employment employer: Selection for positions will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.
DHS provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments and experience. Your resume, ECQ and TQ narrative statements will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The DHS Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your Executive Core Qualifications must be certified by an OPM/QRB before appointment can occur.