Cyberspace Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Candidate will support cybersecurity efforts required for delivery of Mission Assurance (MA) products as part of the effort to facilitate, evaluate, and report cyberspace operations. While representing USCYBERCOM, the candidate coordinates strategic cybersecurity activities to create digital modernization standardization and align with DOD guidelines; facilitates cloud security efforts in the MA division and supports integration/normalization of emerging cloud security concepts and programs; communicates with internal and external partners to facilitate cyberspace situational awareness (SA) and information sharing within the DODIN; develops concept papers, technical white papers, and related documentation detailing cyberspace operations practices for implementation throughout DOD.

  • Supports cloud security implementation, controls, and operations using best practices, policies and procedures that protect cloud data, applications, and infrastructure
  • Conducts research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary TTPs and drafts assessments based on threats
  • Collaborates with whole of government to stay abreast of constantly evolving adversary capabilities, intents, and activities outside the DODIN
  • Coordinates, organizes, and participates in working groups and other workshop-type events supporting emerging concepts and programs
  • Provides technical expertise for the identification, development and prioritization of cyberspace operations requirements, processes, procedures, and governing directives
  • Assists the DoD CIO, Joint Staff, and OSD in formulating policy; assisting with writing, analyzing, and consolidating feedback on specified policies
  • Provides planning and integration support for cyberspace operations and identifies opportunities for mission enhancement
  • Works with staff to write various cybersecurity policy documents related to Cyber Strategy, Concept of Operations (CONOPs), Annual Campaign Orders etc
  • Organizes and recommends cybersecurity directives, doctrine, programs, regulations, and procedures for DODIN operations



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of experience.  May consider a High School diploma and 6 years of specialized experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification, CSSP Incident Responder, or CSSP Infrastructure Support
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Additional Capabilities Desired:

  • Possess a thorough understanding of cyberspace operations and mission assurance related subject matter
  • Experience facilitating DOD working groups and participating in DOD component level tabletop exercises
  • Knowledge of cloud security operations and DOD enterprise cloud environment
  • Experience providing updates and briefs orally and in writing to senior leadership

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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