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CHIPS Articles: Looking for a cybersecurity job in the federal workforce?

Looking for a cybersecurity job in the federal workforce?
Attend the inaugural Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring and Recruitment Event!
By CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2017
The first-ever, government-wide, IT and cybersecurity federal hiring event will be held Nov. 6 and 7 at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Maryland. There are currently more than 20 federal agencies including four intelligence organizations, the FBI, CIA, NSA and NGA, working collaboratively to recruit, interview, and hire for hundreds of IT and cybersecurity positions. Some will be hiring job candidates on-the-spot in a streamlined hiring process.

All information technology and cybersecurity professionals seeking to join the federal IT and cybersecurity workforce are encouraged to attend the job fair. Candidates who do not receive an interview or a conditional offer at the event may still be considered for future opportunities.

In conjunction with the event, three government-wide job opportunity announcements are now live on USAJOBS. These job announcements are open until Nov. 10.

Entry Level and Early Career Professionals, IT Management (GS-7 to GS-11):

Mid-Career and Senior Professionals, IT Management (GS-12 to GS-15):

Cybersecurity Professionals, IT Specialist (INFOSEC) Under Direct Hire Authority:

Where: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Nov. 6 and 7, 2017 at Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza (1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910)

For tips, tools and webinars about writing your résumé, interviewing for a federal job, and to register for the job fair, visit

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