Vencore Cyberspace Analyst in Laurel, Maryland


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


As a Cyberspace Analyst, the selected candidate will:

  • Provide technical expertise for the identification, development and prioritization of cyberspace operations requirements, processes, procedures, and governing directives
  • Assist in conducting cyberspace operations and defense of the DOD Information Network (DODIN)
  • Provide situational awareness (SA) of cyber incidents, health, performance, availability, and reliability of the DODIN
  • Identify issues and priorities affecting operations
  • Support the creation, dissemination, and compliance of applicable orders and directives to the DOD community
  • Address areas of concern for the development of cyberspace capabilities for cyberspace operations
  • Prepare and modifies requirements to develop cyberspace capabilities based on the changing cyberspace environment for appropriate Government review, validation, and prioritization
  • Analyze capability development requirements, concept of operation documents, and system architectures

The selected candidate will utilize automated capabilities to assess risk to DODIN assets. Will also:

  • Assist in identifying and prioritizing requirements for capability development efforts
  • Analyze proposed capabilities, recommend COAs, and develop solutions to address areas of concern for shortfalls
  • Develop, maintain, and automate metrics to assess USCYBERCOM operational Measure of Effective and Performance (MOE/MOP)
  • Develop concept papers, technical white papers, and related documentation detailing cyber security practices for implementation throughout DOD
  • Analyze vulnerabilities with known exploits that do not have vendor-provided mitigation or remediation action
  • Conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to facilitate cyber SA and information sharing
  • Assess the development of cyberspace capabilities to validate USCYBERCOM requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

Job ID 2018-49500

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Intelligence

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time