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BMA is seeking an experienced Cyber Security Analyst to support the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) Cyber Security Task Force (CTF) Task Order. The Cyber Security Analyst will provide project level support across designated CTF lines of operation to ensure comprehensive, integrated and synchronized task order support.
The US Army Test and Evaluation Command’s (ATEC) mission is to plan, integrate, and conduct experiments, developmental testing, independent operational testing, and independent evaluations and assessments to provide essential information to acquisition decision makers and commanders.
Congress directed, through the FY03 Defense Appropriations Bill, that Combatant Commands and Services, in cooperation with Operational Test Agencies, conduct operational Information Assurance (IA), Interoperability (IOP) and Mission Assurance (MA) assessments during major training exercises. This effort is being led by the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation. The U.S. Army tasked the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) as the lead organization to execute this task within the Army. To perform this task, ATEC established the Cybersecurity Task Force.
- Responsible for identifying cyber security requirements for information systems certification and accreditation.
- Performs assessment of present levels of cyber security, defines acceptable levels of risk, knowledge of proper cyber security practices.
- Identifies potential vulnerabilities to cyber and information security. Knowledge of technologies for network scanning, patching, defense, and response to cyber threats.
- Plans, arranges, manages and conducts data collection and analysis work in support of cyber security assessments
- Plans, coordinates and conducts reviews, assessments, studies and projects.
- Reviews and prepares plans, forms and procedures, reports and related documents.
- Compiles new information, considers data from a variety of sources, and follows standard approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments
- Reviews, conducts and evaluates sampling, surveys, data and findings.
- Monitors operations to identify and rectify problems. Evaluates adequacy of controls and corrective measures and identifies and make recommendations to higher level employee on determinations of alternate measures.
- Serves as an advisor on all aspects of the assigned program’s cyber security areas.
- Participates in meetings regarding cyber security concerns related to the assigned projects.
- Independently selects methods, plans and coordinates the details, and carries work through to its conclusion with minimal guidance.
- Performs collection and assists in compilation of technical and programmatic data from a variety of sources.
- Assist in organization, scheduling and administration support of meetings.
- Assists in developing and conducting Unit level training.
- May be required to serve as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the United States or abroad. Liaison duties would include, but not be limited to: providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite.
- Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Systems Management from an accredited college or university with ten years experience, or Master’s degree with four years experience.
- Level III certification in accordance with DOD Manual 8570.01-M.
- Demonstration of three (3) years expertise supporting assessments of Information Assurance (IA), Interoperability (IOP), and Mission Assurance (MA) including Information Systems utilized during Combatant Command and Army exercises. Experience is defined as activities to include Combatant Command and service exercise planning activities, exercise execution, cybersecurity assessment documentation development (e.g. plans) and reporting, evaluations of system data from exercise or assessment events. The experience must be within the last ten years (2004 to present) to qualify as relevant since significant changes have occurred to the cybersecurity assessment process during the war effort over the last ten years.
- Demonstration of three (3) years of expertise within the last ten years (2004 to present) in Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) methods, Joint/Army military training exercise planning process, information systems & network security and providing analytical input to the operational assessments of IA, IOP, and MA of DOD organizations and their fielded Information Systems.
- Demonstrated experience in Master Scenario Events List (MSEL) development; joint training exercise event synchronization; preparing IA, IOP, and MA assessment plans, assessment reports and related briefings; assessment execution procedures and processes during a joint or Army exercise; data collection, data analyses and data management processes; analysis and operational assessment of IA, IOP, and MA trends; correlation and authentication of data.
- Progressively responsible experience in management of computer networks and information systems.
- Possesses advanced knowledge of cyber security policy, defensive cyber operations, and cyber security reporting requirements.
- Possesses knowledge of technologies for network scanning, patching, defense, and response to cyber threats
- Possesses sufficient familiarity with cyber security qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to assess and apply to the solution of problems.
- Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning
- Experience must include three years as a practicing analyst or staff officer responsible for the functional area of cyber security.
- Approximately 25% travel.
- Recent USFK/USPACOM experience a plus.
- This is a Telecommute position, however must live within driving distance of Aberdeen Proving Ground (WDC area) in order to access secure networks as needed.
Must have a DoD issued Top Secret with SSBI
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Systems Management from an accredited college or university.
Level III certification in accordance with DOD Manual 8570.01-M
Negotiable based on experience, education and qualifications.
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