• Cyber Intelligence Analyst

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  • Overview:

    Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


    Job Title:  Cyber Intelligence Analyst


    Job Location:  Fort Meade, Maryland


    Security Clearance:  Top Secret/SCI

    Job Responsibilities:

    The candidate will support the GSM-O Task Order 30, Joint Forces Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN), in the J2 Intelligence Directorate as an All Source Cyber Intelligence Analyst at Fort Meade, MD.

    The successful candidate will be able to deliver substantial results supporting the following three tasks:

    1. DODIN Threat And Intrusion Intelligence And Cyber Analysis Support: The candidate will produce and disseminate all-source integrated intelligence analysis to support DODIN and defensive cyberspace operations (DODIN/DCO-internal Defensive Measures) planning, integration, coordination, and execution. The candidate will assist in analyzing, develop presentations and brief ongoing threat related activities and information targeting the DODIN and develop Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment (JIPOE). This J2 Cyber Intel Analyst will assist in analyzing Information Assurance/Computer Network Defense activities on DoD systems and make recommendations for JFHQ-DODIN action to protect the DODIN in close collaborations with J3 (Operations Directorate) to produce reports and/or briefs, and make intelligence-derived recommendations to the J2/J3 for the defense of the affected network. Daily, the candidate will evaluate operational information, intelligence assessments and reports, Computer Emergency Response Team, Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence, allied/coalition, and open-source information to assess potential impacts on the DODIN and alert the stakeholders internally and external to JFHQ-DODIN.

    2. Cyber Targeting: The candidate will provide assistance in developing the processes and procedures to facilitate all-source intelligence analysis, intelligence support to targeting and targeting to include long range planning and coordinate intelligence and targeting efforts. The candidate will produce required target materials that include, but are not limited to, Electronic Target Folders (ETFs), Target System Analysis (TSA), Battle Damage Assessments (BDA), and technical analysis reports. The candidate will be able to utilize intelligence tools, including MIDB interfaces such as Morpheus, Gemini, and the Joint Targeting Toolbox (JTT) and able to utilize a wide-range of research and analytic tools and techniques to conduct target intelligence, operational research and analysis and to provide recommendations.

    3. DOD HUMINT and CI IN Cyberspace: The candidate will facilitate coordination and deconfliction of planned and on-going DoD intrusion investigations and incident response actions. The candidate will analyze ongoing Information Assurance/Computer Network Defense related activities and make recommendations from law enforcement (LE) perspective. The candidate will provide media analysis assessments and computer threat analysis from an LE perspective while maintaining communications with LE representatives in the Defense Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Center, counterintelligence representatives internal to JFHQ-DODIN and external to identify changes in the cyber environment.


    4. Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience at USCYBERCOMMAND or Cyber Service Centers or equivalent.
    • Staff experience researching and writing white papers, compliance reports and assessment reports in support activities for defining policy.
    • Proficient in developing briefing materials, administrative, and logistics support.
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively, including public speaking, and briefing senior officers.
    • The candidate must have advanced communication and presentation skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language. 
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking/problem solving skills. 
    • The candidate needs to be flexible, dependable and be able to multi-task with priorities. Demonstrated experience of providing excellent customer service.
    • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Demonstrated understanding of cyber advanced persistent threats, actors, infrastructure, and TTP’s.
    • Demonstrate understanding of defensive cyber operations to include cyber incident response, and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS).
    • Must be a US Citizen


    • HS/GED

    Trace Systems

    • DoD TS/SCI, Eligible for C/I Polygraph



    To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact mschneegans@tracesystems.com

    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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