Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

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Cyberspace analyst provides recommendations to Command authorities on available resources from applicable staff elements, JFHQ, subordinate headquarters, Service Cyber components, CCMD, components and agencies with cyber-related missions to dedicate to joint exercises.

Cyberspace Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support USPACOM execution of the J-CID quick reaction test
Provide SME in the development of CONOPS and TTP for the integration of DODIN Command into combatant command regional operations
Conduct literature reviews to support CONOPS and TTP development
Investigate and document best practices associated with the defensive cyberspace (DCO) and DODIN operations and C2 relationships between the combatant command joint cyber center and the regional DODIN Command
Evaluate and validate test issues
Identify and execute appropriate test methods
Support data collection necessary for quantitative analysis of test issues
Support development of appropriate test measures
Coordinate with combatant commands, services, and agencies to obtain required SME support, test assets, test and training range accesses, and on-site instrumentation
Collaborations with government and key partners to determine adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

Cyberspace Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Cyberspace Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CSSP, DOD, II, IAT, IAM

Education for Cyberspace Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the cyberspace analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Military, Education, Information Technology, Technical, Engineering, Supervision, Information Assurance

Skills for Cyberspace Analyst

Desired skills for cyberspace analyst include:

Authorities
Command’s Cyber missions
3-12 and 5-0
DoD Cyber Strategy and USCYBERCOM Mission
Joint Publications 3-0
Joint military organizational structure
U.S. Government agencies and key partners
Capabilities in the DoD CI and HUMINT communities
Directives of national intelligence agencies
Intelligence community roles

Desired experience for cyberspace analyst includes:

Experience on or in support of a major staff
Responds to USCYBERCOM requirements for real world and exercise COOP and National Capital Region (NCR) catastrophic events
Significant experience on or in support of a major staff
CONUS/OCONUS
Experience with Cyber intelligence analysis, including counterintelligence, counterterrorism, all-source, or law-enforcement missions
Experience with the modus operandi of foreign intelligence entities and associated Cyber capabilities and operations

Cyberspace Analyst Examples

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Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a cyberspace analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for cyberspace analyst
  • Performs initial cryptologic digital analysis to establish target identification and operational patterns
  • Develops and maintains analytical and operational working aids and databases to support target collection, identification, and location
  • Prepares technical products and time sensitive reports in support of Cryptologic Network Warfare operations
  • Conducts research of current and emerging threats relevant to the J5's planning efforts
  • Participates in Joint Planning Groups (JPGs), Operational Planning Groups/Teams (OPG/OPTs), and Intelligence Planning Teams (IPTs)
  • Assists in the coordinations and execution of plans in the context of combatant commands’ priority intelligence planning efforts
  • Supports the Command with specific emphasis on control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and operations, planning, and training
  • Prepares and coordinates plans, schedules, directives, and reports
  • Support development of Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment/Battlespace (JIPOE/IPB) products
  • Lead, coordinate and execute the Target System Analyses (TSA) process and.deliver timely and comeprehensive targeting materials related to TSA
Qualifications for cyberspace analyst
  • Bachelor's Degree and 1 year of experience or High School Diploma or GED and 5 years of experience
  • More than fourteen (14) years of experience with research, analysis, development, and coordination of strategy, policy, and doctrine for cyber operations, at the national, DoD, Service, and command level
  • 5 years of experience as a cyberspace policy analyst or related functional area
  • Minimum six years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 9 years experience
  • Experience with Joint Operation Planning Process
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Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of cyberspace analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for cyberspace analyst
  • Identify centers of gravity, critical nodes, access points, and critical system vulnerabilities
  • Perform all analysis in accordance with ODNI/DIA all-source analysis tradecraft standards
  • Assists in the coordination of joint strategic and operational planning and execution of targeting, capability pairing, and risk mitigation in support of plans and operations
  • Provides support to planners to integrate cyber capabilities into plans
  • Plans, develops and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the execution and sustainment of Targhet Systems Analysis (TSA)
  • Supports the command's targeting processes, to include interagency planning, joint targeting board support, cyber weapons capability analysis,and capability requirements identification
  • Lead, coordinate, and execute the development of Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment/Battlespace (JIPOE/IPB) products
  • Provide intelligence analysis support to the Target System Analysis (TSA) process and deliver timely and comprehensive intelligence materials to TSA
  • Serve as an Intelligence Specialist with responsibilities for coordinating and participating in the production of all-source intelligence products pertaining to cyberspace operation and planning activities
  • Apply a wide range of intelligence analytic skills to monitor, assess, and report on cyberspace operations, capabilities, vulnerabilities, and personalities that could pose a threat to US computers, communications, weapon systems, and operations
Qualifications for cyberspace analyst
  • Minimum three years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional areas
  • With minimal guidance, conducts research and analysis, and contributes to the development and coordination of strategy, policy, and doctrine for cyberspace operations
  • High School diploma and 12 years of experience or Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience in Fires and/or Targeting
  • Minimum DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security + CE, SSCP)
  • High School diploma and ten (10) years or more experience as an All-Source Intelligence Analyst, Cyber or SIGINT focus, or Bachelors and six (6) years or more experience as an All-Source Intelligence Analyst, Cyber or SIGINT focus
  • Operation of automated data processing (ADP) equipment
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Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a cyberspace analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cyberspace analyst
  • Participate in the Target System Analyses (TSA) process and deliver timely and comeprehensive targeting materials related to TSA
  • Lead, coordinate and execute the Target System Analyses (TSA) process and deliver timely and comprehensive targeting materials related to TSA
  • Plans, develops and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the execution and sustainment of Target Systems Analysis (TSA)
  • Support, coordinate, and execute the development of Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment/Battlespace (JIPOE/IPB) products
  • Provision of guidance and expertise in the area of cyberspace capabilities development
  • Provision of technical and scientific advice to the command and the administration of the cyberspace operations Program of Work (PoW)
  • Will also support on a daily basis, the activities of the cyber branch, whose main responsibilities are (among others) the development of cyberspace capabilities
  • In close coordination with the cyber branch technical coordinator, develop or contribute to the development of operational and technical analysis in support to the development of cyberspace operations concept development, feasibility analysis, operational relevance analysis and coherence analysis
  • Departing from the above, development or support to the development of the cyberspace Body of Knowledge (BoK), which encompasses the core cyberspace warfare products
  • Support the deputy branch head in the development and daily administration of the cyber branch technical and scientific Program of Work (PoW)
Qualifications for cyberspace analyst
  • Analyzing information using technical references
  • Preparing technical products and time sensitive reports
  • Development and mainteinance of analytical and operational working aids and databases
  • Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC)
  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area
  • Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC)
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Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a cyberspace analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cyberspace analyst
  • Support the deputy branch head to the development of strategic communications towards HQ SACT senior leadership and external stakeholders, including the development of reports, briefs and similar materials
  • The selected contractor shall deliver for the on-time and quality achievement of the following outputs
  • Maintains awareness of and reports significant cyber-related policy issues affecting the DOD and USCYBERCOM
  • Possesses an in-depth understanding and knowledge of existing joint cyberspace policies
  • Identifies issues and priorities affecting operations - Supports the creation, dissemination, and compliance of applicable orders and directives to the DOD community
  • Assists in the coordination of joint strategic and operational planning and execution of joint fires, targeting, capability pairing, and threat mitigation in support of the Cyber Mission Force and partner operations
  • Supports OCO target nomination, deconfliction, and planning throughout the entire Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP) including High-Value, High-Payoff, Time-Sensitive, and Component-Critical targets
  • Acts as the primary participant supporting Joint Targeting and Fires in exercises
  • Synchronizes and implements targeting methodologies and prioritization methods with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conducts research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary TTPs and drafts countermeasure assessments based on threats
Qualifications for cyberspace analyst
  • Bachelors and three (3) years or more experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area
  • Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level I Certification (CAP, GSLC, Security+ CE)
  • Minimum fourteen or more (14) years of experience in Fires and/or Targeting with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SECURITY+, or SSCP)
  • A Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with Navy operations, exercises, missions and capabilities as they pertain to of the specific capability areas
  • Resume must demonstrate experience in at least two the following capability areas
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Cyberspace Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of cyberspace analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cyberspace analyst
  • Identifying, assessing, and mitigating vulnerabilities and risk
  • Participating in staff support functions and reporting on a periodic and ad hoc basis to include tracking and reporting cyber task orders, and provision of feasibility of support products
  • Conduct assessments and analysis, shaping targeting methodologies supporting basic, intermediate, and advanced target development
  • Collaborates with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), National Security Agency (NSA), other interagency organizations and other service providers to ensure that USCYBERCOM and/or Cyber Mission Forces Joint Fires requirements are implemented
  • Develops cyber TTPs that advise future operations planners on achieving Cyberspace Operations effects within the "realm of the possible" in support of operations and exercise objectives
  • Participates in USCYBERCOM requirements working groups as a capability support for defined cyber capabilities/tools and/or for targeting
  • Act as a liaison between the Fires and Intel divisions regarding the cyber tasking processes and targeting cycle
  • Applying a wide range of intelligence analytic skills to monitor, assess, and report on cyberspace operations, capabilities, vulnerabilities, and personalities that could pose a threat to US computers, communications, weapon systems, and operations
  • Advising stakeholders on key developments in their assigned area, including immediate and long-term responses
  • Conducting reviews, identifies gaps, recommends solutions, and ensures alignment with strategies
Qualifications for cyberspace analyst
  • METOC
  • At least five (5) years' experience managing/leading Navy operations and execution of the specific capabilities listed at afloat or operational shore commands
  • Experience with developing policy and implementation plans, including Navy and Joint requirements
  • Knowledge of and experience with Defense Readiness Reporting System - Navy (DRRS-N) personnel, equipment, supply unit training ordnance and facilities (PESTOF) resources data
  • Minimum five years of experience in Fires and/or Targeting
  • Mission analysis and evaluation of space systems and an understanding of parameters (systems, data, and networks) and the SATCOM architecture that support and enable mission accomplishment

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