Cybersecurity Technical Director - Program Manager

Washington, D.C
Apr 17, 2021
Apr 24, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time


This is advanced professional work providing technical expertise to the assigned team supervisor in the Cybersecurity Department.
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Work includes providing subject matter expert review of team processes/procedures to ensure optimal efficiency and effectiveness; recommending and optimizing architecture of applicable team technologies and/or tools to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency in accomplishing team goals and objectives. Work is performed under the direction of the team Supervisor. This position supports technical and/or functional oversight and coordination of the cybersecurity program for the respective branch.

Major Duties
  • Serves as an internal consultant and advisor in own area of expertise (e.g., technology, tools, standards, best practices, processes, etc.).
  • Supports assigned supervisor on overall enterprise information security architecture with the organization's overall security strategy.
  • Advises supervisor on risk levels and security posture.
  • Interprets and advises the assigned supervisor on appropriate application of laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to specific issues.
  • Interprets patterns of noncompliance to determine their impact on levels of risk and/or overall effectiveness of the team's cybersecurity mission and objectives.
  • Provides support to the assigned supervisor in the development of cyber operations specific indicators measuring success and attainment of team goals and objectives.
  • Provides support to the team for planning/developmental forums and working groups as appropriate.
  • Develops short-term and strategic training events for the assigned team in conjunction with Supervisor's/Branch Manager's approval.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
00 - Yes


Conditions of Employment



Work requires a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, telecommunications, or a related technical field, and Eight to ten years of experience within a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)-type environment or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to the cybersecurity area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities as they relate to the cybersecurity area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses as they relate to the cybersecurity area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of operations testing and evaluation methods as they relate to the cybersecurity area of expertise.
  • Skill in integrating the team's goals and objectives into the team's technical and/or functional architecture.
  • Skill in making processes more efficient.
  • Skill in written, oral and presentation skills, especially in conducting cross-training events for other cybersecurity teams.
  • Ability to apply an organization's goals and objectives to develop and maintain the team's operations architecture.
  • Ability to optimize systems and/or tools to meet enterprise performance requirements.
  • Ability to execute technology and/or tool automation processes.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse staff base.
  • Ability to work in heavily regulated and/or audited environment.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Please read the "Next steps" for more information.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

All required documents will be outlined in the application instructions.

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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