Cyberspace Intel Analyst II: Cyber Ops Coord/Decon - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Meade
United States


The National Security Customer Group of SAIC currently has a contingency full-time position for a Cyberspace Analyst to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) J3, Fort Meade, Maryland. 

The successful candidate communicates complex programmatic cyber planning information, orally and in writing, elicits understanding and support from professional peers and non-specialists. Demonstrates broad, expert knowledge of the Command’s Cyber missions, authorities, and capabilities as well as equivalent information regarding the roles and responsibilities of the Command’s 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 and assists in creating CO Lines of Operations (LOO). The Operational Orders Coordination Support Analyst will integrate, synchronize, and phase actions of the joint force components and supporting organizations. Develops, coordinates, and maintains USCYBERCOM orders and directives and assisting Action Officers throughout the orders process in accordance with the USCYBERCOM Instruction for Operations Order Procedures. Reviews draft orders for adherence to USCYBERCOM Operations Order Procedures, providing feedback to Action Officers, and assisting in coordinating drafts and obtaining approvals. Advises USCYBERCOM Leadership on all aspects of orders processing and updating SOPs and USCYBERCOM Instructions for OPORD Procedures. Provides notification to Action Officers on updates to the Orders Process and Procedures. Participates in operation planning meetings to capture new order requirements or refine current orders. Develops and maintains a tracking system/database of all orders, acknowledgement status, associated schedules, and action checklists. Provides daily, or upon request, status briefings of detailed status of ongoing orders and those pending release, to include acknowledgement status by tasked commands, and pending or follow-up actions. Monitors, coordinates, deconflicts, synchronizes, and reports on the current status of order products and order conflicts and compliance with USCYBERCOM staff elements, JFHQs, subordinate headquarters, CCMD, components, and agencies, and facilitating resolution that may span multiple areas of responsibility. Provides training of the orders development and routing processes to designated personnel in order to develop a more capable force; and assists with transitioning cyberspace plans into the proper order format, informing USCYBERCOM personnel on the orders development, review, and release process, and clarifying J-code staffing process in accordance with the USCYBERCOM Instruction for Operations Order Procedures.

Daily activities 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 



  • Minimum six (6) years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area Minimum of Bachelor's Degree or additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree, or 4 years of experience with a Master's Degree
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent communications skills 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 


  • ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph