Cyberspace Operations Engineer

Venatore Solutions   •  

Fort Meade, MD

11 - 15 years

Posted 239 days ago

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The successful candidate communicates complex programmatic cyber planning information, orally and in writing, elicits understanding and support from professional peers and non-specialists. Demonstrates broad, expert knowledge of the Command’s Cyber missions, authorities, and capabilities as well as equivalent information regarding the roles and responsibilities of the Command’s external program partners which includes (but not limited to) other DoD commands and agencies, other U.S. Government agencies and key partners. Evaluates and conducts development of Cyber Network Operations (CNO) requirements and assists in creating CNO Lines of Operations (LOO). 


Daily activities include:

  • Research and analyzes cybersecurity capabilities to satisfy data protection requirements
  • Evaluates products against the customer’s operational requirements
  • Assist with the implementation of security solutions
  • Researches, develops requirements, evaluates, tests, and implements new or improved information security software, devices or systems
  • Applies a combination of expert engineering knowledge of enterprise IT and security solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies
  • Provides planning, policy, requirements, and integration support for cyber capabilities and identifies opportunities for mission enhancement
  • Researches, designs, develops, and implements proof of concept data protection solutions to address vulnerabilities and assists in highly focused, quick-turnaround market research regarding technology trends and/or potential solutions to address specific requirements
  • Assists in the evaluation of industry offerings to identify products and technologies with the potential to support the security design, and troubleshoot and problem solve technical and non-technical issues
  • Applies advanced telecommunications knowledge of DOD network designs and operations to analyze and define global network centric solutions
  • Analyzes and evaluates voice/video/data system solutions and provides support for joint full spectrum (terrestrial and space) system and network integration
  • Conducts enterprise assessments of threats and vulnerabilities, determines deviations from acceptable configurations and security controls, assesses the level of risk, and develops and/or recommends appropriate remediation strategies 
  • Maintains thorough knowledge on DODIN operations, U.S. cyberspace operations community architecture, and potential defensive capabilities for countering cyber threats
  • Assesses operational risks and issues, develops effective COAs and mitigation strategies, mediates, and coordinates actions
  • Supports the design and development of networks and associated enterprise architectures


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience as a Cyberspace Operations Engineer or related functional area
  • Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level III Certification
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill

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