U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Public Notice for Direct Hire (Cybersecurity) - Computer Scientist

Pay86,962.00 - 186,854.00 / year
Employment typeOther

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 774859400
      The CDC utilizes Direct Hire Authority to fill vacancies in a variety of occupations. This vacancy is a REPOSITORY of applications. Applications may be periodically referred to hiring managers both during the open period and after the closing date. Because of the large number of applications anticipated, applicants' status will not be updated.

      Applicant Expiration: Applications will expire 4 months after submission/resubmission. To remain eligible for consideration, reapplying is required.


      This public notice covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional medical work. Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to the grade level and series of the position. See specifics for the occupation and grade for which you are applying on the following CDC link: Direct Hiring Authority | Working at CDC | Careers at CDC

      This public notice will be used to fill Cybersecurity positions listed below at the GS-12 through GS-15 grade levels.


      Due to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) process enhancement to use Shared Certificates throughout the Agency, some of the requirements below may differ:


      Basic Qualifications:
      • Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position OR
      • Combination of education & experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as above, plus appropriate experience or additional education
      In addition to Basic Qualifications above, Minimum Qualifications must be met:
      • GS-12 & above: At least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level
  • About the company

      The United States Department of Health and Human Services, also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level executive branch department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America". Before the separate federal Department of Education was created in 1979, it was called the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.