Cyberspace Analyst I, II, III

Position Location(s):  Ft, Meade, MD

Position Description: 

Provides technical expertise for the identification, development and prioritization of cyberspace operations requirements, processes, procedures, and governing directives; Assists in conducting cyberspace operations and defense of the DoD Information Network (DODIN); Provides situational awareness (SA) of cyber incidents, health, performance, availability and reliability of the DODIN; Identifies issues and priorities affecting operations; Supports the creation, dissemination, and compliance of applicable orders and directives to the DoD community; Addresses areas of concern for the development of cyberspace capabilities for cyberspace operations; Prepares and modifies requirements to develop cyberspace capabilities based on the changing cyberspace environment for appropriate government review, validation, and prioritization; Analyzes capability development requirements, concept of operation documents, and system architectures.

Cyberspace Analyst - Level I

  • Creates, disseminates and tracks status of USCYBERCOM Orders and Directives
  • Prepares situational awareness and operational update briefs
  • Reviews open source reporting for new vulnerabilities malware or other threat that have the potential to impact the DODIN
  • Participates and provides input for Command exercises
  • Utilizes USCYBERCOM capabilities in order to monitor, track, detect and analyze cyber threat activities

Qualifications: Minimum of two (2) years of experience as an Analyst or Engineer in a cyberspace focused position. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification required.  Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Or,

High School Diploma and five (5) years demonstrated experience as a Cyberspace Analyst. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Submit Resume (Please include the position description in the subject line when submitted):  Cyberspace Analyst

Cyberspace Analyst - Level II

  • Utilizes automated capabilities to assess risk to DODIN assets
  • Assists in identifying and prioritizing requirements for capability development efforts
  • Analyzes proposed capabilities, recommends courses of action (COAs), and develops solutions to address areas of concern for shortfalls
  • Develops, maintains and automates metrics to assess USCYBERCOM operational Measure of Effective and Performance (MOE/MOP)
  • Develops concept papers, technical white papers and related documentation detailing cyber security practices for implementation throughout DoD
  • Analyzes vulnerabilities with known exploits that do not have vendor provided mitigation or remediation action
  • Conducts research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary Tactics, Techniques and  Procedures (TTPs)
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners to facilitate cyber situational awareness and information sharing
  • Assesses the development of cyberspace capabilities to validate USCYBERCOM requirements

Qualifications: Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; a Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) years of relevant experience. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Or,

High School Diploma and eight (8) years demonstrated experience as a Cyberspace Analyst. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Submit Resume (Please include the position description in the subject line when submitted):  Cyberspace Analyst

Cyberspace Analyst - Level III

  • Plans, organizes, determines, and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the establishment and maintenance of assigned and anticipated changes to the DODIN
  • Tests and documents results for newly developed capabilities based on USCYBERCOM requirements
  • Develops, integrates, and maintains operational TTPs, SOPs, and Concept of Operations (CONOPs)
  • Identifies, analyzes, and develops mitigation or remediation actions for system and network vulnerabilities
  • Develops and assesses current DODIN plans and policies to include emerging technologies
  • Synchronizes and prioritizes capability requirements and new tactical uses of existing capabilities 
  • Identifies shortfall and capability gaps on DoD policy and guidance

Qualifications: Minimum ten (10) years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; a Master’s Degree may be substituted for two (2) years of relevant experience. DoD 8570 IAM Level II or Information Assurance System Architect & Engineer (IASAE) Level I Information Assurance Certification required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Or,

High School Diploma and twelve (12) years demonstrated experience as a Cyberspace Analyst. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level II or IASAE Level I Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Submit Resume (Please include the position description in the subject line when submitted):  Cyberspace Analyst