Cyber Operations Research Analyst – Senior (Multiple Available)

Role: Cyber Operations Research Analyst – Senior

Location: Fort Knox, KY OR Remote

Education/Certifications: MA/MS preferred; Security+; IAT Level III; Computing Environment Certification

Years of Experience: 10+

Clearance Level & Investigation: Secret

IA Cert Level (DoD 8570.01): IAT Level III (CISSP, CISM, CISA, or CASP+ recommended)

Computing Environment Certifications: Required

Job Description:


  • Leads and participates in analysis of actual and predictable interacting operational activities of business to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision making through application of logic and scientific or economic disciplines and techniques.
  • Ability to devise modeling and measuring techniques; utilizes mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques (linear programming, game theory, probability theory, symbolic language, etc.), and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines.
  • Ability to demonstrate complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts within Cyber Research field and provide consultation to technical solutions over wide range of complex difficult problems in which proposed solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Must be professionally certified as Technical Level Ill as defined by DODI 8570.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides incident response assistance to support Customer organizations and mission partners and provides recommendations and reports as required to the assigned Government representatives.
  • Provides information to the appropriate Government representative for communication to the individual’s Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and Information Management Officer (IMO) regarding the training requirements the user must perform prior to the account re-activation.
  • Provides instructions to the user of steps to encrypt email when sending Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI) and provides reports as required.
  • Provides surge support, technical guidance, and expertise in the areas of Cybersecurity to support Customer, Mission Partners, IMOs, ISSOs, IS Owners, Software Developers, Network System, and Database Administrators IAW all related cyber regulations and directives; provide results in reports, briefs, and deliverables as required to the appropriate Government representative.
  • Provide Cybersecurity surge support in the event of real world or additional requirements in support of RMF compliance checks and documentation review across authorization boundaries, including, but not limited to:
    • Perform security review preparation for all security controls associated with RMF applicable to an assigned authorization boundary based upon the Confidentiality, Integrity, or Availability designation.
    • Perform on site or off-site reviews of all information systems to audit and validate compliance with associated security controls.
    • Perform as reviewers of audit teams during inspections, assessments, evaluations, audits, etc.
    • Provide reports to the assigned Government representative as required.
    • Provide reviews, validation, and deliverable efforts in support of compliance or non-compliance IAW CCI, STIGs and SRGs for each finding or vulnerability IAW RMF.
    • Provide embedded Cybersecurity support across Customer or other supported organizations as required.

Job Category: Cyber Operations Research Analyst - Senior Cybersecurity
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Knox - KY Remote Position
Clearance Level: DOD Secret Clearance
Education-Certifications: Computing Environment Certification IAT Level III MA/MS (desired)
Years of Experience: 10+
Source Selection: HRC

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