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: This position is also being announced through Government-Wide procedure under Announcement #HQ-ORCA-17-358067-G. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements. 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 on the Innovation Task Force, within the Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis (ORCA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This incumbent of this position will define, develop, and implement the Innovation Task Force (ITF), an initiative to demonstrate emerging capabilities in the checkpoint and checked baggage areas. He/She will manage relationships between the TSA Innovation Task Force and Federal Security Directors. As Program Manager you will: Manage solution data and acts as a central point for solution results. Execute throughput modeling, testing, assessments and transition applicable projects to programmatic oversight. Serve as the focal point within Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis to organize, plan, schedule, implement, control, analyze, and report on all assigned project elements and to identify the resources and authority necessary to ensure efficient and timely project execution. Manage work scope; budget formulation and execution; cost schedule, performance, and risk; acquisition; test and evaluation; and program and project integration; track and manage risk. Review internal processes to ensure efficiency, cost-effectiveness transparency, and accountability. Serve as the primary contact through which communications, work assignments, and technical directions flow between Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis and program stakeholdersfor assigned projects. Manage the continuous alignment of project scope with strategic business objectives and making recommendations to modify the project to enhance operational effectiveness. Represents Transportation Security Administration as a technical point of contact on innovation lane projects, programs and other work activities. Presents briefings to internal and external audiences to secure understanding or obtain consensus/approval of innovation strategy. Prepares Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis responses to DHS Taskers, Reports to Congress, and Questions for the Record (QFR). Travel Required Occasional travel - This position requires travel up to 25% of the time. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential J Who May Apply This job is open to... Open to all U.S. Citizens. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 27.10%. This position is located in Arlington, VA. Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. Disclosure of your financial information is required. See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section Must have or be able to obtain Program Management Certification 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 pr
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.