Cyber Strategy Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Macdill Afb
United States


Job Description

• The successful candidate must have experience and familiarity with the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR) and mission.

• Candidate must be a team player, willing to work challenging assignments and tasks concerning Cyber security and Defensive Cyber Operations orders, policy, procedures and guidance; be willing to travel occasionally throughout the AOR (which includes Afghanistan, Iraq, Bahrain, Qatar, and other Southwest Asia nations).

• Interact and serve as direct interface with the military and government leadership within USCENTCOM and with Service Components.

• Conduct/participate theater-wide collaboration for Cyber Security orders, policies, procedures and guidance through multiple means including but not limited to meetings, Video Teleconferencing, email and collaboration session communications.

• Distribute current Cyber Security orders, policies, procedures and guidance to the USCENTCOM Components.

• Provide Cyber Security support to USCENTCOM AOR Network Operations (NETOPS) Centers, as required.

• Review and update Cyber Security current orders, policies and procedures.

• Interpret, analyze, produce and execute theater- wide Cyber Security orders, policies, procedures and tactics.

• Coordinate and participate in theater Cybersecurity risk analysis, assessments or scoping missions, as required.

• Review current intelligence for relevant threats and develop appropriate actions/response.

• Assist with tracking of compliancy reporting for USCENTCOM orders.

• Document Cybersecurity orders, policies, procedures and guidance.

• Participate in command mission assurance working groups and conduct mission assurance analysis for J6 networks and missions.

• Conduct defensive cyber operations planning and coordination for theater defensive cyber forces.

• Analyze and recommend technology deployments at the headquarters and throughout the theater to maximize defensive cyber operations effectiveness. Develop a technology strategy to include evaluations and decisions points for J6 leadership.

• Participate in command exercise program and develop cyber input for all exercises.

• Participate in command operational planning teams and write cyber annexes to command orders.


Required Qualifications:


• Top Secret clearance is required.  Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI.

• Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years related experience; OR, High School equivalent and 9+ years of experience.

• Must meet DoD 8570.01-M minimum of IAT Level II Certification (i.e. Security +) prior to hiring.

• Strategic level planning experience and in-depth knowledge of strategic planning, Joint Publication 5-0, and the Military Decision Making Process.

• Candidate must have a solid familiarity with network and defense-in- depth capabilities, application and network security.

• Candidate must have strong verbal and written communications skills.

• Experience briefing senior military and civil service employees.

• Candidate must be able to read and understand DoD Cyber Security orders, policies and procedures.

• Candidate must have an understanding of vulnerabilities, exploits, and practical working knowledge of DoD Cyber Security program.

Desired Skills

• Experience at USCENTCOM, within the USCENTCOM AOR, and familiarity with its Components.

• Solid administrative and clerical skills.

• Technical network administration experience.