Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity

Join DHS Cybersecurity

As technology becomes increasingly more sophisticated, the demand for an experienced and qualified workforce to protect our Nation’s networks and information systems has never been higher. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is currently recruiting cybersecurity professionals with the following skill sets:

  • Cyber Incident Response
  • Cyber Risk and Strategic Analysis
  • Vulnerability Detection and Assessment
  • Intelligence and Investigation
  • Networks and Systems Engineering
  • Digital Forensics and Forensics Analysis
  • Software Assurance

Candidates can view current DHS cybersecurity job opportunities by searching DHS jobs on USAJOBS and typing “cyber” in the “Keyword” field. The table below lists additional opportunities not posted to USAJOBS that use the Schedule A (Cyber) Hiring Authority*. You can also learn more about the DHS cyber mission and sign-up for e-mail updates on cybersecurity job opportunities and upcoming events.

*The Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Intern Program is for current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a program of study in a cybersecurity-related field. Selected students learn about the DHS cybersecurity mission, complete hands-on cybersecurity work, and build technical experience in key areas such as digital forensics, network diagnostics, and incident response. Additionally, students participate in mentoring and professional development activities with DHS managers and senior leaders from across components.

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