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Senior Technical Leader/ Chief, Programs, Policy, Security, and Intelligence - Northern Virginia
National Security Agency | Fort Meade, Maryland
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Job Description

As the Chief, Programs, Policy, Security, and Intelligence Division, the incumbent will be responsible for leading a team of security professionals with responsibility to develop, establish, guide, conduct risk management, and implement programs for the TF in the following areas to support National Security Emergency Preparedness: Physical Security, Industrial Security, Communication Security, Operations Security, Cybersecurity, Security Architecture, and Signature Reduction. -Serves as the Program Security Officer and senior security advisor and provides authoritative interpretations of policies and precedents and provides expert, strategic advise to the TF Director, staff, and senior government officials on all security and protection matters. - Organizes and directs studies on risk assessment and vulnerability and develops long-range, strategic plans, forecasts, and recommendations. Oversees the Development of alternate methods to enhance efficiency of security and protection measures. - Represents the TF in meetings with high level officials from the Department of Defense, other department and agencies, vendors, and members of external organizations, etc. advises leadership on National Security Emergency Preparedness and organizational readiness programs. - Provides leadership in developing and refining broad-based strategies to improve overall operational effectiveness and efficiency of existing programs, policies, and procedures.
OTHER: This position may require operational and/or training deployments. Frequent travel is required, often without sufficient notification. Employee may be subject to 24-hour on call duty. In an emergency, this service may require irregular working hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Employee must be able to relocate to emergency sites with little advance notice and function under increased mental and physical stress. Employee must physically be able to move and assemble equipment relating to communications and operations centers. The incumbent of this position is designated as an Essential Employee for purposes of weather-related events or other short term isolated emergencies. Salary: Up to $176,900
This position serves as the Chief, Policy, Programs, Security, and Intelligence Division for a Department of Defense (DoD) Special Task Force (TF). The TF is responsible for developing and implanting long-range strategic concepts, policies and plans for National Security Emergency Preparedness.
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the 'Submit' button, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from noreply@intelligencecareers.gov. ***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility. Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing. Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
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The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

About National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. 

We have two primary missions. Our Information Assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our Signals Intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.

At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.