Cyberspace Analyst

US-MD-Laurel | US-MD-Fort Meade
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Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
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Full Time


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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 COAs, 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 years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area

 Minimum of High School Diploma

 Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification

 Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.

 Strong analytical and problem solving skills


Desired Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of DoD Cyber Strategy and USCYBERCOM Mission
  • Working knowledge of Joint military organizational structure (J1, J2, J3, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Joint Publications 3-0, 3-12 and 5-0 (Joint Operations, Cyberspace Operations and Joint Operations Planning)
  • Familiarity with Joint Information Environment Framework, Cybersecurity Reference Architecture and DOD Cybersecurity policy and governance
  • Ability to develop and brief presentations to senior government civilians and military officers that support data-driven decision making at the enterprise level


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