Cyber Exercise Design Analyst

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  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Fort Meade
United States

USCYBERCOM is a sub-unified command subordinate to U. S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). The Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) is a USCYBERCOM Joint Force Headquarters and the U.S. military's first joint tactical command with a dedicated mission focused on cyberspace operations: to plan, direct and synchronize cyberspace operations to deter, deny, and if necessary, defeat adversary cyber actors to defend the nation. This work will provide cyber training management support to USCYBERCOM J7, update and sustain certification standards for the Cyber Mission Forces Teams, and cyber exercise planning and execution, and after action analysis and lessons learned capture for various cyber exercises. This task order includes Combatant Command Exercise support, Team Certification events, CYBER KNIGHT, CYBER FLAG, CYBER GUARD, CYBER WARGAME, and Table Top exercises

Job Duties: Support USCYBERCOM J7 with the following duties:
• Develop, design, and conduct cyber exercises and workshops at the State, Federal, regional, and international level
• Employ scenario-based exercises that focus on risks to the cyber and information technology infrastructure
• Develop Cyber Exercise Design documents described in the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC)
• Develop and present briefings that will form the basis of the exercise construct and be used to update planning and preparation status
• Attend and support event planning conferences associated with cyber exercises, including the following: Joint Worldwide Planning Conference, JELC planning conferences (e.g., Concept Development Conference, Initial Planning Conference, Main Planning Conference, Final Planning Conference, and Master Scenario Events List (MSEL) Development Conference
• Construct logistics support, generate call out messages, update Intelink SharePoint portal sites, including conference design, conference support, facilitation and analysis
• Capture and report final discussions and action items among the different functional groups for each event
• Familiarity with Joint processes, operations, and commands


• Five (5) to twelve (12) years of recent Combatant Command Level experience performing exercise design, planning and management following the DoD Joint Event Life Cycle including exercise scenario development and event build-out

Must have one of the following Certificates: CISA, GCIH, GCED, CISSP, CASP CE, GSLC or CISM plus 7-10 years of experience.


• Critical thinking skills, both qualitatively and quantitatively
• Ability to prepare a well-grounded, defensible argument
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Strong technical and analytical skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Familiarity with USSTRATCOM organization desired

Clearance: TS/SCI with CI Poly

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