CISA IT Investment Portfolio Manager


This role manages a portfolio of IT investments that align with the overall needs of mission and enterprise priorities.  

Personnel performing this work role may unofficially or alternatively be called:

  • Investment Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Program/Project Managers
  • CPIC Administrator
  • Budget Manager/Analyst
  • Program Analyst
  • Contracting Officer

Skill Community: Cross Functional
Category: Oversee and Govern
Specialty Area: Program/Project Management and Acquisition
Work Role Code: 804

Core Tasks

  • Ensure that all acquisitions, procurements, and outsourcing efforts address information security requirements consistent with organization goals. ( T0277) 
  • Ensure that supply chain, system, network, performance, and cybersecurity requirements are included in contract language and delivered. ( T0415) 

Core Competencies

  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Project Management

Core Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs)

  • Knowledge of information technology (IT) acquisition/procurement requirements. (K0257)
  • Knowledge of secure acquisitions (e.g., relevant Contracting Officer's Technical Representative [COTR] duties, secure procurement, supply chain risk management). (K0126)
  • Knowledge of the acquisition/procurement life cycle process. (K0270)
  • Knowledge of the organization's core business/mission processes. (K0146)
  • Knowledge of resource management principles and techniques. (K0072)

Join the Mission

CISA is always searching for diverse, talented, and highly motivated professionals to continue its mission of securing the nation’s critical infrastructure. CISA is more than a great place to work; our workforce tackles the risks and threats that matter most to the nation, our families, and communities.

To join this mission, visit USAJOBs and/or the DHS Cybersecurity Service to view job announcements and to access the application. Be sure to tailor your resume to the specific job announcement, attach relevant documents, and complete all required assessments. 

When applying for CISA’s cyber positions, please review CISA’s cyber roles above and update your resume to align your experience with the listed competencies. Your resume must also show demonstrated cyber/IT related experience in:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service
  • Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving

To receive email notifications when new CISA positions are announced, set up a “saved search” on USAJOBs with keyword “Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.”

Individuals eligible for special hiring authorities may also be considered during CISA’s one-stop hiring events or by emailing Veterans@cisa.dhs.gov or Careers@cisa.dhs.gov.

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