Sr. Cyberspace Analyst

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021

Job Description

Description

The National Security and Space Group of SAIC is actively seeking a full-time position for a Cyberspace Analyst with an active TS/SCI Polygraph to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Fort Meade, Maryland.

The successful candidate communicates complex cyber planning and operations information, orally and in writing, elicits understanding and support from professional peers and non-specialists. Demonstrates broad, expert knowledge of the Commands Cyber missions, authorities, and capabilities as well as equivalent information regarding the roles and responsibilities of the Commands external program partners which includes (but not limited to) other DoD commands and agencies, other U.S. Government agencies and key partners. Evaluates and conducts development of Cyberspace Operations (CO) requirements.

Daily activities may include:

  • 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
  •  Utilizes automated capabilities to assess risk to DODIN assets
  • Assists in identifying and prioritizing requirements for capability development efforts
  • Analyzes proposed capabilities, recommends COSs, 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 SA and information sharing
  • Assesses the development of cyberspace capabilities to validate USCYBERCOM requirements

Shifts available include:

Weekend Day Shift:   Sat/Sun 0530-1900 and Mon - 0530 – 1830

Weekend Night Shift: Sat-Mon 1730-0600

Weekday Day Shift:  Mon-Fri 0730 - 1630

Weekday Swing Shift: Tues-Fri 1300-2330

Weekday Night Shift:  Tues-Fri 2130-0730

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area with a Bachelor's Degree.  Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 
  • Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification, CSSP Incident Responder, or CSSP Infrastructure Support

REQUIRED CLEARANCE:

Active TS/SCI with Polygraph