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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for safeguarding our Nation’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats that can affect national security, public safety, and economic prosperity. DHS is actively recruiting (http://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/dhs-cybersecurity) dynamic cybersecurity professionals in its National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) to help protect the Nation’s cyberspace.

 

Attached is a description of the mission critical vacancies that you can share with recent graduates and other in your network who would be interested in completing an application. Please help raise awareness about these great opportunities by posting on social media, blogs, in e-newsletters, and sending out emails. Please spread the word by using this link: http://1.usa.gov/1fbNhFS and the hashtag #DHScyber or the handle @DHSgov

 

HOW TO APPLY

Employment opportunities are posted on USAJobs at dhs.usajobs.gov. Keyword “NCCIC”, or search/visit following vacancy announcements or visit http://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/dhs-cybersecurity

 

ABOUT NCCIC

NCCIC is a 24x7 cyber situational awareness, incident response, and management center that is a national nexus of cyber and communications integration for the federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal governments, the intelligence community, law enforcement, the private sector, and international entities. Qualified candidates must have knowledge, skills, and experience in, but not limited to:

·         Information systems and architecture design

·          Incident response

·         Malware and forensic incident analysis

·         Information security program and project management

·         Information assurance

·         Gathering and analyzing incident data

·         Developing and implementing information systems security programs, polices, and procedures

·         Leading teams in cyber incidents and responses

·         Identifying and analyzing cyber security threats and providing mitigation strategies

·         Identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities, vulnerability scanning and penetration testing

·         Evaluating security incident response policies

·         Reviewing proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks

 

To learn more about the NCCIC visit: http://www.dhs.gov/about-national-cybersecurity-communications-integration-center

 

Thank you in advance for your support.

 

Sincerely, 

 

CyberSkills Management Support Initiative (CMSI)

US Department of Homeland Security