Job Description

Applies knowledge of the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) to assist the USCYBERCOM Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) Capabilities Directorate with documenting systems to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO).  Develops reviews systems under development to identify and document security controls and vulnerability mitigation.  Collaborates with USCYBERCOM engineering teams to understand system functionality and make recommendations to improve security and security-related processing.  Supports unit Security Operations Center (SOC) with operation, maintenance, and defense of cyber operations systems.  Maintains currency in command policies and industry best practices and updates security documentation.  Supports joint cyberspace operations planning based on governing policies and procedures, and coordinates across tactical-level cyber mission forces.

  • Ensures the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity services
  • Develops and designs security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information throughout the enterprise
  • Identifies, plans, and documents improvements to security controls currently in place
  • Develops and documents recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems
  • Develops and interprets cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets
  • Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications
  • Ensures the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management program
  • Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response
Labor Category Qualifications (REQUIRED):

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in cybersecurity or information assurance
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification
Additional Capabilities Required:


Additional Capabilities Desired:

Familiarization and experience in the following areas:

  • Support to cyberspace operations in accordance with Joint Publication 3-12, Cyberspace Operations
  • Cloud technology security
  • Information Assurance support to DoD cyber component or command, or other DoD organization
  • Additional IA-related certifications such as CEH, GPEN, GCIH


Cypher Benefits Summary

  • Profit Sharing through recruiting 
  • Generous PTO
  • Ten paid Federal holidays
  • 401(k) qualified retirement plan
  • 100% paid by employer: Comprehensive Medical and Dental Plans
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Company luncheons
  • Generous referral bonuses
  • Performance based spot bonuses
  • Take your birthday off with pay
  • Tuition reimbursement for qualified educational expenses

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