Vencore Cyberspace Fires (Targets) Analyst I in Laurel, Maryland


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Assists in the coordination of joint strategic and operational planning and execution of joint fires, targeting, capability pairing, and threat mitigation in support of the Cyber Mission Force and other operations

 Provides advice to leadership on all aspects of joint fires and threat mitigation

 Provides support to future operations planners to integrate cyber capabilities into plans

 Plans, organizes, determines, and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the establishment and maintenance of assigned and anticipated joint fires coordination and execution

 Supports planning in OCO and DCO throughout the entire Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP)

 Synchronizes and deconflicts Special Access Program/Special Technical Operation (SAP/STO) capabilities with operational planning

 Participates as the Fires SME in exercises

 Coordinates targeting strategy development and engagement responsibilities with components, subordinates commands, and supporting commands

Provides technical assistance and supports the Cyber Tasking Cycle

 Creates, manages, updates, and implements the Master Cyber Operations Plan (MCOP)

Manages Cyber Tasking Orders (CTOs

 Attends the Operations Synchronization meetings

 Coordinates with Cyber Mission Forces and other subordinate units in order to facilitate the Cyber Tasking Cycle processes

 Inputs data, including the Joint Tactical Cyber Request (JTCR) updates, into the Command and Control (C2) system, reviews data, and recommends updates to tasking

 Facilitates preparation of the Joint Targeting Working Group (JTWG) and Joint Targeting Coordination Board (JTCB)

 Monitors and facilitates all targeting lists at the intermediate level and above

 Drafts Commander’s targeting guidance

 Prepares strike package and Cyber Request and Approval (C-RAP) documents


Minimum five years of experience in Fires and/or Targeting

 Minimum of High School Diploma

 Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAT Level II Certification

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

 Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of Cyber Network Exploitation (CNE) policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the cyber kill chain analysis and penetration testing techniques.
  • Completion of technical DoD cyberspace operations courses.
  • Previous assignment with DoD (Service or Joint) Cyber Mission Forces.
  • Experience writing standard operating procedures or policy guidance.

Job ID 2018-50271

# 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