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Cyberspace Policy Analyst III

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Job Description

Analyze cyberspace operations policy, doctrine, and procedures from DoD, Joint Staff, USCYBERCOM and subordinate command, and supported military and U.S. Government agencies. Coordinate with USCYBERCOM leadership and directorates to coordinate, develop, and revise operational references governing the conduct of the full spectrum of cyberspace operations. Analyze and provide feedback on draft doctrine, operational references, policies, and related governance. Support planning and development of USCYBERCOM campaign plans, annual campaign orders, and assessments with military policy and doctrinal subject matter expertise and research. Support planning, policy, and knowledge management efforts for operational domain by administrating and maintaining a centralized repository of operational references on multiple networks.

  • Conducts research, analysis, development, and coordination of strategy, policy, and doctrine for cyberspace operations at the national, DOD, Service, and Command level
  • 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
  • Provides technical expertise on executive-level projects; analyzes, assesses, and develops future policies and doctrine governing cyberspace operations
  • 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
  • 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, updates, resolution, or rescinding
  • 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
  • Supports policy formulations on cyberspace issues, ensuring authorities, concerns, and equities are accurately represented
  • Maintains awareness of and reports significant cyberspace operations-related policy issues affecting the DOD and USCYBERCOM
  • Thinks independently, analytically, and critically to conduct risk analysis and propose innovative and achievable solutions
  • Demonstrates exceptional written and oral communications skills by providing concise, actionable communications to senior officials
  • Acts as technical expert on executive level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation, and alternatives to exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to the cyberspace operations
  • Possesses a thorough and expert understanding and knowledge of existing joint cyberspace operations policies and doctrine, and service doctrine
  • Develops reports and briefings on policy, strategy, and doctrine activities


Labor Category Qualifications (REQUIRED):

  • Minimum 15 years of experience as a Cyberspace Policy Analyst or related functional area
  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline (four years of additional experience can negate need for the specific degree discipline requirements (minimum degree qualification still applies))
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; excellent communications skills; strong analytical and problem solving skills

Additional Capabilities Required:

  • Cyberspace operations experience
  • Joint and service policy and doctrine knowledge and development experience (general and cyberspace operations specific)
  • Knowledge and experience with JPP, JOPES, and APEX planning formats and guidance

Additional Capabilities Desired:

  • Completion of JAWS or an advanced Service planner school (SAMS, SAASS, SAW)
  • JPME

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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-10-18 Expires: 2020-11-17

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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