As a Foreign Service Security Engineering Officer with the U.S. Department of State, you’ll have the opportunity to protect U.S. diplomats, facilities and sensitive information from acts of crime, terrorism and technical espionage in embassies and consulates abroad. You’ll administer and manage technical and information security programs worldwide, and cultivate critical skills, such as designing, installing and maintaining complex communication and security systems. Physical activity is essential in these roles and includes manual installations and on-site repairs.
As U.S. diplomats work to advance our nation’s interests overseas, you’ll ensure the safety and integrity of all information and personnel. You’ll travel to many destinations, providing ongoing support for global security systems and network operations. Every day, you’ll encounter new challenges that will broaden your abilities in the face of rapidly evolving technologies, pushing you beyond your comfort zone and fortifying your engineering skills in unexpected ways. Experience a career in one- to three-year assignments, as you travel abroad and explore new cultures. Your work will make a lasting contribution toward greater peace and prosperity worldwide.
In return for your service, you’ll have access to continued training, education and career development programs; health and medical coverage; federal retirement benefits; and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, you’ll be provided paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance, and paid education for dependent children K through 12.
Become a Foreign Service Security Engineering Officer with the U.S. Department of State, and multiply your possibilities for the future. Visitcareers.state.gov/ds to learn more about the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, review the position requirements, and register to receive notifications.
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