Cyberspace Analyst

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


Peraton is currently seeking to hire an experienced Cyberspace Analyst for the USCYBERCOM program located at Fort Meade, MD.


In this role you 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 organizes, determines, and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for DODIN operations; analyzes proposed capabilities, recommends COAs, and develops solutions to address areas of concern for shortfalls; develops concept papers, technical white papers, and related documentation detailing mission assurance practices for implementation throughout DOD; assess the development of cyberspace capabilities to validate USCYBERCOM mission assurance requirements; and synchronizes capability requirements and new tactical uses of cybersecurity platforms.


  • Apply knowledge on cybersecurity subjects relating to the conduct Mission Assurance activities through identifying and mapping of Mission Relevant Terrain in Cyberspace (MRT-C)
  • Conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary TTPs and drafts assessments based on threats
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to facilitate information sharing and communicate complex concepts within USCYBERCOM
  • Provide technical expertise for the identification, development and prioritization of cyberspace operations requirements, processes, procedures, and governing directives
  • Characterize and identify DOD tasks Task Critical Assets(TCA) assigned to USCYBERCOM to assist in informing decisions on resource allocation and prioritization of effort
  • Provide planning and integration support for cyberspace operations and identifies opportunities for mission enhancement
  • Work with staff to write various cybersecurity policy documents related to Cyber Strategy, Concept of Operations (CONOPs), Annual Campaign Orders etc.
  • Contribute to the development of new Mission Assurance Related Programs and Activities (MARPA)
  • Utilize automated capabilities such as Strategic Mission Assurance Data System (SMADS) to identify DODIN task critical (TCA) assets
  • Perform other ad hoc tasks in execution of Commander's Cyber Mission assessment priorities.




  • 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, CSSP Incident Responder, or CSSP Infrastructure Support
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill
  • U.S. citizenship require
  • An active TS/SCI with poly security clearance is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Possesses 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
  • Experience providing substantive updates and briefs orally and in writing to senior leadership concerning cybersecurity operations



Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.




Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

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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