Chief Information Security Officer

Washington D.C.
Mar 04, 2019
Mar 04, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • A one-year probationary period is required, if not previously completed.
  • Must meet Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs)
  • Will be required to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report, SF-278.
  • You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


    As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible experience directly related to the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined under Mandatory Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent, with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. Failure to meet basic qualification requirements, specialized experience, and all mandatory technical qualifications may result in disqualification.

    You must have at least one year of specialized experience related to this position. Specialized experience includes: 

    • Providing senior level advice and recommendations on a broad range of diverse subjects at or near the cutting edge of computer technology; AND
    • Implementation and management of enterprise-level cyber security programs and information technology resources, including the direction and oversight of major systems acquisition projects; AND
    • Collecting requirements, implementing, and maintain automated information systems to include the integration of hardware, software and telecommunications in a networked environment. 

    This vacancy is advertised under two (2) different announcements. Please read the Who May Apply section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ER-19-006-DE


    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): In addition to the qualifying experience, applicants must possess the following technical qualifications that represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

    1. Experience in building and managing risk-based cyber security programs and information technology projects.
    2. Experience leading complex cyber security programs/projects and quickly and accurately analyzing technical, budgetary, and performance objectives in order to arrive at factual conclusions pertaining to agency objectives.
    3. Experience leading management processes and techniques for improving business processes, and measuring and evaluating program performance as it relates to cyber security architectures and oversight of major systems and infrastructure, to include, planning for reducing/eliminating finds and issues identified on plans of action and milestones.
    4. Experience in applying principles and objectives of cyber security in order to improve the performance of programmatic, technical and management functions within and outside the Agency.

    To be considered for this position, you must submit a written statement addressing each MTQ. Failure to address the MTQs, will adversely affect your chances for referral or selection.

    This vacancy is advertised under two (2) different announcements. Please read the Who May Apply section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ER-19-006-DE. 

    There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.


    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development strives to ensure that the public perceives HUD as a fair and equitable agency that administers its programs in an objective and impartial manner. As such, HUD is committed to its government ethics program, which advises employees on applicable ethics laws and regulations designed to protect the agency against real and apparent conflicts of interest. As a federal employee, you will be subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct and the U.S. criminal conflict of interest statutes. As a HUD employee, you will also be subject to the HUD Supplemental Ethics Regulations which restrict the extent to which a HUD employee can engage in certain activities and hold certain investments. Depending on your position, you may also be required to file a public or confidential financial disclosure report. Upon your new appointment, you will receive guidance regarding your ethics obligations. You will also be required to attend a mandatory ethics training within 3 months of appointment.

    HUD employees are prohibited under Section 7501.104, 5 Code of Federal Regulations from directly or indirectly owning, acquiring, or receiving:

    • Federal Housing Authority debentures or certificate of claim;
    • Financial interest in a project, including any single-family dwelling or unit subsidized by HUD, or which is subject to a note or mortgage insured by HUD;
    • Section 8 subsidies to or on behalf of a tenant of property you, your spouse, or a dependent child owns.
    The following are exceptions to the Section 8 prohibition:
    • The employee, or the employee's spouse or minor child acquires, without specific intent as through inheritance, a property in which a tenant receiving such a subsidy already resides;
    • The tenant receiving such a subsidy lived in the rental property before the employee worked for the Department;
    • The tenant receiving such a subsidy is a parent, child, grandchild, or sibling of the employee;
    • The employee's, or the employee's spouse or minor child's, rental property has an incumbent tenant who has not previously received such a subsidy and becomes the beneficiary thereof; or
    • The location of the rental property is in a Presidentially declared emergency or natural disaster area and the employee receives prior written approval from an agency designee.

    Read more

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    In addition to the specialized experience, applicants will be evaluated against the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). As a supplement to your application, please provide examples of relevant experience, training, and personal achievements, which address each of the MTQs. The examples should be clear and concise and show levels of accomplishment and degree of responsibility. FAILURE TO ADDRESS THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING DISQUALIFIED.
    To preview questions please click here.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required No

    Similar jobs