Full Time   Employee

Fort Meade
United States



The Cyberspace Doctrine/Policy/Strategy Lead will serve as the Government’s main point of contact for the research, analysis, development, and coordination of strategy, policy, and doctrine for cyberspace operations, at the national, DoD, Service, and Command level. The Cyberspace Doctrine/Policy/Strategy Lead is responsible for assisting USCYBERCOM in achieving its goals and objectives of incorporating cyberspace operations in Doctrine, Policy and Strategy.

The Candidate shall perform the following duties as it relates to strategy, policy, and doctrine:

- 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 inter-agency 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 complex programmatic issues, conducts risk analysis, and proposes innovative and achievable solutions

Required Qualifications:

- Minimum 14+ 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 or 12 years with a Masters Degree
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills


- Experience in gaining stakeholder buy in and leveraging Doctrine/Policy/Strategy subject matter experts within DoD and externally.
- Proven skills in translating requirements into Doctrine/Policy/Strategy
- Minimum seven (7) years of experience leading teams in the development and review of Doctrine/Policy/Strategy
- Expertise in developing strategic insights and solutions to help decision makers chart a course toward a safer Cyberspace

Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph (required)

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Job Posting: Aug 19, 2016, 3:23:51 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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