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DHS Cybersecurity Service

Join the Nation’s preeminent federal cybersecurity team and serve your country by joining the DHS team to protect U.S. critical infrastructure and the American people from cybersecurity threats, and increase nationwide resilience.

Whether you are a student, technical expert, or an executive, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity Service has career opportunities at every level. Current openings focus on mission-critical roles at DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department’s Office of the Chief Information Officer.

The DHS Cybersecurity Service is supported by a new federal personnel system called the DHS Cybersecurity Talent Management System (CTMS) which will modernize federal hiring through:

New, Streamlined Hiring Processes

  • Applicants complete customized applications based on their skills and professional interests, without unnecessary steps.
  • Applicants participate in competency-based assessments, including real-world simulations, to demonstrate their ability to perform cybersecurity-related work.

New, Competitive Compensation Structures

  • DHS Cybersecurity Service employees receive competitive salaries based on their demonstrated skills and expertise. Salary increases and other incentives are driven by employees’ impact on the DHS cybersecurity mission.

New, Meaningful Career Development Opportunities

  • DHS Cybersecurity Service employees have access to regular training and professional development opportunities designed to increase career exposure and further refine specialized skills in alignment with their interests and career goals.

To learn more about available opportunities, please visit the DHS Cybersecurity Service application portal.

Click here to download a brief overview of the application process, including information on how to apply and what to expect.

Last Updated: 07/26/2022
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