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US CYBERCOM Cyberspace Policy Analyst




Columbia, MD 20588

Provides full spectrum Computer Network Operations (CNO) support to Combatant Commanders and DoD organizations. Provides planning and targeting support to integrate and synchronize cyber operations and exercises. Duties include development of military operational plans and development of innovative solutions to complex problems. Experience is necessary supporting compartmented or special operations such as Special Technical Operations (STO) Planning, Tailored Technical Operations, or service in a position with similar responsibilities and must have a working knowledge of CNO theory, employment, and tactics, techniques and procedures. Must be familiar with DoD or Service CNO policy and processes, the Joint Operations Planning Process and security policy and execution. 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 interagency 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


Basic Qualifications:
* Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 9 years experience
* Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* TS/SCI with Poly
* US Citizen Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Maryland-Columbia 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Maryland-Columbia
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Top Secret/SCI - Polygraph
Job Category:
IT - Security
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