The Office of the Chief Financial Officer, National Finance Center, will utilize Direct Hire Authority to fill vacancies for Cybersecurity positions.This announcement is for a REPOSITORY of applications, that MAY BE periodically referred.Due to the large number of applicants anticipated, status will not be updated UNLESS referred.
Cybersecurity Info:
https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/reference-materials/interpretive-guidance-for-cybersecurity-positions.pdf

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  • Managing organizational efforts to ensure that the agency develops and maintains an effective computer security program.
  • Computer security and in developing policies, procedures, standards, checklists, guidelines, and training related to the agency computer security program.
  • Technical oversight and guidance to the IT Security Program.
  • Working with IT Security staff at all levels to ensure adequate security controls are being implemented, that risks are documented and managed, and that security issues are addressed at the appropriate organizational level.
  • Managing cyber security threat intelligence and ensuring that agency develops and maintains an effective IT security program.
  • Responsibility for implementing operational security controls.
  • Conducting security risk analyses and IT system vulnerability assessments.
  • Providing incident response and conducting digital forensics analyses of computer systems.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Varies by position and location.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
15 – PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Contingent on the position to which appointed. SUPERVISORY STATUS: Contingent on the position to which appointed.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Subject to one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required training program before the end of their probationary period.
  • Direct Deposit ? Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https: www.e-verify.gov/


All positions, dependent upon grade levels being filled, require some level of related experience or education. (Job family series included for this vacancy are listed below)

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards; for additional information refer to the General Schedule (GS) qualifications link: https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/ . Position requirements vary dependent upon the specific series and grade, you must meet any minimum experience or training requirements per OPM qualifications standards and show through experience and/or training that you possess the quality level of knowledge, skill and ability necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying.

The DETAILED description of your work experience in your personal resume must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position and grade being filled. When qualifying based on education and/or training, all transcripts and/or certifications must be submitted at the time of application.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
The OCFO will accept applications for this vacancy for ONLY the following occupational series: 2210 Information Technology Management (Cyber security).

In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as work experience that involves the security of and operations in cyberspace and encompasses threat reduction, vulnerability reduction, deterrence, international engagement, incident response, resiliency, and recovery activities, including computer network operations, information assurance, diplomacy, military, and intelligence missions as they relate to securing the global information and communication infrastructure.

Please indicate in your resume and/or optional cover letter how you meet the qualifications for this position.


For additional information on the education requirements of an IT Specialist (Cyber security), please click the links below:

2210- Information Technology Occupational Requirements (Cyber security)

Note: It is your responsibility to furnish documentation that verifies you meet the basic education and professional knowledge requirements; in the absence of such documentation, you would be rated not qualified.

Additional information

The OCFO provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Agency Contact. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Applications MAY BE periodically referred to Selecting Officials both during the open period and for up to 90 days after the closing date of this vacancy. You MAY BE referred to selecting officials based on your UNIQUE QUALIFICATIONS and OCFO's NEEDS.

Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

PLEASE NOTE: This is a highly competitive vacancy with a limited number of openings available. When a need exists, applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. Applications will be rated based on the information provided in the resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

**You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.**

Provide detailed accounts and examples of experience related to the duties of this position (as described in Major Duties and vacancy questions). Spell out ACRONYMS.

-Verify your resume clearly indicates possession of the competencies and required specialized experience listed under the Qualifications and Evaluations section of this announcement.

-Submit all (applicable) requested documentation; e.g., SF-50, performance appraisal, transcripts


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:
1. Use the "USAJOBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or
2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer.

*** If all applicable required supplemental information is not included with your application you will be disqualified and will not receive further consideration.

To apply for this job email your details to vagasempregosbrasil@outlook.com

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