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Company: SPA
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter . Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted. The Joint, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Interagency Division provides expert support services to a range of customers spanning across the Department of Defense, Federal Civilian, and international markets. JOID provides a diverse portfolio of analytical and programmatic capabilities to help our customers make informed decisions on their most challenging issues. The Acquisition and Technology Analysis Group within JOID specializes in the application of multi-disciplinary analytic skills to support multiple clients within the Department of Defense (DoD). These clients include the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)), DARPA, the Joint Staff, and USINDOPACOM. SPA provides critical decision support to enabling and executing a strategy of technological superiority and enabling the delivery and sustainment of secure, resilient, and preeminent capabilities to the warfighter quickly and cost effectively. Our team of experienced military, technical, and operations research analysts is skilled in evaluating military problems, identifying the driving factors, devising innovative approaches, collecting applicable data, developing necessary software tools, and performing thorough and timely assessments to inform technology and acquisition governance decisions to ensure U.S. military forces retain military superiority in the future. We have a near-term need for Senior and Mid-level Cyber Wargaming Analysts to support the Cyber Warfare Directorate within the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Platform and Weapon Portfolio Management. This role is located at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA. Responsibilities The Cyber Warfare Directorate provides cybersecurity and cyberspace operations expertise for the entirety of OUSD(A&S). In this role, you will assist government personnel in the planning, coordination, methodology development, execution, and follow-up for a recurring series of Cyber-focused wargames intended to identify gaps and shortfalls in critical DoD weapon systems and critical infrastructure that impact overall mission success. You will coordinate closely with Combatant Command and Service Cyber Component representatives, cyber defenders, policy makers, and mission owners. Qualifications Required: * 7+ years of experience in Cyber domain issues and topics * Bachelor's degree * 2+ years of experience in the development and conduct of dedicated wargames with significant cyber content * Basic knowledge of the interdependencies between IT systems, cybersecurity, cyberspace operations, and DoD missions * Basic understanding of DoD Cybersecurity and Cyberspace Operations stakeholders * Experience developing executive-level briefings, information memorandum, and white papers * Ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel, and industry partners * Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility Desired: * Master's Degree * Experience supporting US Cyber Command or a Service Cyber Component

Keywords: SPA, Alexandria , CYBER WARGAMING ANALYST WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Professions , Alexandria, Virginia

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