Cybersecurity Support Specialist (Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program)

Washington, D.C
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
Full Time


The incumbent provides program level support to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and the Cybersecurity Leadership Team. The incumbent may perform a variety of tasks supporting cybersecurity managerial, operational and/or technical functional areas. This position does not have supervisory/managerial responsibilities.

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1. Ensures efficient operation and coverages of telephones and email. Carries out special projects as assigned. Manages travel arrangements for staff, schedule all meetings, conferences and teleconferences as required. Maintains filing system.
2. Provide administrative/project coordination support. Coordinates office services, including development and monitoring of policies necessary for executive office support. Strong project management skills are desired.
3. Proficient in MS Office Suite applications, including ability to use styles and templates features in Word and PowerPoint for efficiency and consistent formatting. Microsoft Project, MS Visio and Adobe applications a plus. Strong working knowledge of Excel and its advanced features using calculations and pivot tabels in Excel a plus.
4. Strong communications skills and ability to present technical and non-technical information in an articulate manner to a wide range of audiences.
5. Prior experience with web based/online calendars and collaboration tools/cloud systems (e.g. SharePoint).
6. Proficient in scripting languages such as PowerShell, Perl, etc. desired. A cyber security certification or equivalent experience desired but not required.
7. Experience researching data and compiling data for review; Strong reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills.
8. Demonstrated ability to participate in team/collaborative environment. 9. Exercise planning experience, including documentation, evaluation, and after-action reporting is a plus. (If exercise planning experience is available, a Secret level clearance (minimum) required. 10. Performs other official duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position may require occasional travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment


Honorably discharged;
Released from active duty within the last five years;
Pay grade at or below E-5 or O-3;
20% or greater service connected disability rating (Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement).
Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement (TERA) are not eligible for the program. NO WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED.


Detail oriented; excellent organization skills; excellent communication skills; strong computer skills; ability to complete projects within timelines and under minimal supervision. Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional and courteous work disposition; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in handling sensitive information; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


High School Diploma required. Some college level classes preferred but not required.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All evaluations will be conducted by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

Application Documents (attachments)
  • Resume (optional cover letter may be added to this attachment)
  • Most recent DD 214 (Member 4) issued
  • Civil Service Preference Letter indicating 20% or greater service connected disability rating (not required if a Purple Heart recipient)

  • If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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