Job Description Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. Responsibilities This Program Manager position is located in the Checkpoint Solutions Integration Division, within the Office of Acquisition Program Management (OAPM), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Typical duties will include, but are not be limited to: Overseeing the day to day execution of DHS designated acquisition program operations, ensuring mission critical capabilities are delivered to end-users in accordance with DHS and TSA policies and standards. Creating and reviewing acquisition support products for technical accuracy and ensuring adequacy timelines of Mission Needs Statements, Concepts of Operation, Operational Requirements Documents, Analysis of Alternatives, Acquisition Program Baselines and Plans in support of program reviews and acquisition decision events. Overseeing lifecycle management of equipment associated with checkpoint screening technology on systems for acceptance, planning, disposition, logistics and safety. Providing programmatic guidance and recommendation to assist TSA Program executives to achieve cost, schedule and performance goals. Providing program management by evaluating program effectiveness, developing solutions and partner with staff to analyze gaps between actual and desired program results. Reviewing and providing guidance for acquisition reporting to include OMB Business Cases and DHS/TSA automated tracking and reporting systems. Providing acquisition management advice and guidance to industry, panels and other stakeholders supporting DHS and TSA, at the executive levels. Resolving technical problems and develops improvements to the technical processes. Managing risk and implementing risk mitigation strategies to ensure effective execution of program and projects. Travel Required Occasional travel - Requires up to 10% travel. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential J Who May Apply This job is open to... Government-Wide: Current and former permanent civilian Federal employees. Applications also accepted from Veterans' Preference eligibles OR Veterans who were or will be honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least 3 years of continuous active duty by the closing date of this announcement. Such applicants will compete under TSA's Merit Promotion procedures for which Veterans' Preference is not a factor in the selection process. Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section. Must have or be able to obtain Program Management Certification. You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the job opportunity announcement. Qualifications To qualify for the SV-J pay band (equivalent to GS-14), you must have had one year of specialized experience at the SV-I Pay Band or GS-13 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as: applying knowledge of the Acquisition Lifecycle Framework; applying knowledge of Acquisition Planning, Reporting and Program Ba
Mission:Protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.Vision:Provide the most effective transportation security in the most efficient way as a high performing counterterrorism organization.Core Values:Integrity. Innovation. Team spirit.Workforce Expectations:Hard work. Professionalism. Integrity.History:On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearl...y 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future. Driven by a desire to help our nation, tens of thousands of people joined TSA and committed themselves to strengthening our transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.