Cyberspace Policy Analyst III - USCYBERCOM

Location: Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 12-20-2017
Security Requirements:        US Citizen and Current Top Secret SCI Clearance w/Full-Scope Polygraph
 
Job Description:

Conducts research, analysis, development, and coordination of strategy, policy, and doctrine for cyberspace operations at the national, DOD, Service, and Command level
  • Provides technical expertise on executive-level projects, analyzes, assesses, and develops future strategies, policies, and doctrines governing cyberspace operations
  • Supports interagency and coalition policy formulations on cyberspace issues, ensuring authorities, concerns, and equities are accurately represented
  • Maintains awareness of and reports significant cyber-related policy issues affecting the DOD and USCYBERCOM
  • Provides concise, actionable communications to senior officials, both written and orally
      Performs analysis and critical thinking, assesses programmatic issues, conducts risk analysis, and proposes innovative and achievable solutions 
Independently researches, analyzes, assesses, and examines existing frameworks for DOD, interagency, national, and international cyberspace-related policy, orders, directives, doctrine, strategy, and guidance for modernization and optimization of mission efficiency and effectiveness
  • Exhibits expert knowledge of the comprehensive cyberspace mission set and related topics, extending from underlying network structures, standards, and cybersecurity through operational planning and execution, and including (but not limited to) related issues such as workforce, training and development, readiness, capability development and acquisition, intelligence, authorities, legislation and regulation, partnership, and governance
  • Conducts analysis of existing guidance and directive documentation to identify overlaps, gaps, and seams between policies and guidance issued by independent authorities and provides recommendations for revisions and updates, resolution, or rescission 
  • Identifies misaligned structures or documentation within the policy and guidance landscape, across all levels, along with overlaps, gaps, and seams which impede or may conflict with DOD execution of the cyberspace mission set
  • Proposes new logical frameworks and structures to optimize the DOD guidance landscape and to clarify linkages to interagency and national frameworks and guidance
  • Acts as technical expert on executive level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation, and alternatives to exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to the subject matter
  • Thinks independently and demonstrates exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Possesses a thorough and expert understanding and knowledge of existing joint cyberspace policies
  • Develops reports and briefings on policy, strategy, and doctrine activities
  • Performs expert analysis and critical thinking, assesses comp
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 15 years of experience as a Cyberspace Policy Analyst or related functional area
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or    related discipline
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
 Desired Skills:
  • Strong understanding of Joint Staff policies and procedures process
  • Knowledge of DoD Cyber Strategy and USCYBERCOM Mission
  • Prior experience working in a Joint military organizational structure (J1, J2, J3, etc.)
  • Understanding of working with classified materials, classification markings, and use of organizational classification guides
Contact:  Interested candidates please forward your resume to Sequoia Strategies & Solutions, LLC via email Resumes@SequoiaStrategies.catsone.com or via fax to 1-888-439-2533. Please be sure to include Job Requisition Number:  121217-2-CYB-POL-ANA-III in Subject Line of email or fax.
 
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