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Cyber Security Analyst III

Time to Fill:

December 2020




Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD


Full-Time Employee


· Responsible for identifying cyber security requirements for information systems certification and accreditation.

· Performs assessment of present levels of cyber security, defines acceptable levels of risk, knowledge of proper cyber security practices.

·  Identifies potential vulnerabilities to cyber and information security.

· Knowledge of technologies for network scanning, patching, defense, and response to cyber threats. Independently selects methods, plans and coordinates the details, and carries work through to its conclusion with minimal guidance.

· Completed work is reviewed for soundness of analysis, the suitability of methods used, and for conformance with organizational analytical procedures and practices.

· Plans, coordinates and conducts reviews, assessments, studies and projects.

· Reviews and prepares plans, forms and procedures, reports and related documents.

· Plans, arranges, manages and conducts data collection and analysis work in support of cyber security assessments.

· Serves as an advisor on all aspects of the assigned program’s cyber security areas.

· Programs and issues may present problems that may require application of new developments and technology application.

· Compiles new information, considers data from a variety of sources, and follows standard approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments.

· Reviews, conducts and evaluates sampling, surveys, data and findings.

· Monitors operations to identify and rectify problems.  Evaluates adequacy of controls and corrective measures and identifies and make recommendations

· on determinations of alternate measures.

· Prepares, coordinates and/or reviews the preparation of written plans, schedules and milestones for accomplishing goals.

· Participates in meetings regarding cyber security concerns related to the assigned projects.

· Performs collection and assists in compilation of technical and programmatic data from a variety of sources.

· Coordinates issues pertaining to project compliance, schedule and corrective actions.

· Monitors budgets, safety requirements and ensures quality is met.

· May be required to serve as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the United States or abroad.

·  Liaison duties would include: providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite.

· CONUS and overseas travel required


· Progressively responsible experience in the management of computer networks and information systems.

· Level III certification in accordance with DOD Manual 8570.01-M.

· Must possess sufficient familiarity with cyber security qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to assess and apply to the solution of problems.

· Discipline may be required to utilize advanced knowledge of cyber security policy, defensive cyber operations, and cyber security reporting requirements.

· Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning.

· Experience must include five years as a practicing analyst or staff officer responsible for the functional area of cyber security.

· Must possess managerial or supervisory experience sufficient to ensure positive direction of subordinates.

· Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning.

· Clearance Requirement: US Citizen with existing Department of Defense security clearance and the ability to maintain that clearance

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