Cyber Research Analyst

Arlington, Virginia
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Provides research and analytical support to assist in research activities, conducting analysis, and drafting recommendations in support of the Board.
  • Prepares written analysis of cyber incidents and responses related to the Board's reviews, in support of the Board, to include factual record of events, technical analysis of causes and responses to cyber incidents, and as otherwise required to support the recommendations of the Board.
  • Drafts written summaries of factual and technical findings related to cyber incidents and responses related to the Board's reviews.
  • Supports the production of interim, draft, and final reports, to include a public report and any private report. This includes but not limited to draft outlines, annotations, and report templates, and assist in pulling together all recommendations into the report format for final board review.
  • Conducts background research and analysis in support of Board activities, to include consolidation, analysis, and/or editing of technical materials such as reports of research findings, technical articles, news releases, standard operating procedures, guidance documents, and regulations.
  • Develops informational products for internal and external stakeholders in the form of fact sheets, reports, memos, and recommendations.
  • Assists in management support activities to include consolidation and deconfliction of inputs, quality control of responses, technical editing, and correction of products.
  • Assists in development of briefings for internal and external audiences, ensuring information is appropriate and in compliance with the current guidelines and policies and perform quality control to include editing documents for grammar, format, and content.
  • Assists in drafting material for outreach and communication products of publicly available reports and recommendations. Support may include researching key stakeholders, trade associations or government partners; assessing key issues relevant to participating government and industry stakeholders; and developing presentations and marketing products.
  • Assist in the planning and conducting necessary activities to engage the private sector and all levels of government in the execution of a study.

  • Clearance Required: Support Analysts and Lead Analyst will require TS/SCI.

    Degree and Years of Experience: Several positions are available, ranging from an Associate's degree with 4 years through a Lead position with a Bachelor's degree and 6-8 years of experience.

    Required Skills:
    • The Lead Cyber Research Analyst will have experience reviewing work products and overseeing the development of Cyber deliverables, documentation, and reporting.
    • Experience conducting analysis on cyber security requirements for information technology networks, systems, and applications.
    • Experience assessing and researching policies and procedures that satisfy enterprise-wide information security requirements based on government and commercial requirements.
    • Experience assessing and researching solutions that meet industry standards.
    • Experience assessing and researching information assurance documentation; including system security plans, security policies, test and evaluation, incident response, disaster recovery, contingency plan, insider threat, and other security related plans.
    • Shall be proficient in common applications, such as MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word.
    • Experience supporting VIP Customers and working in a fast-paced high demand environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.


We are seeking a Cyber Research Analyst to support our DHS CISA CSRB contract in Arlington, VA. The team primarily supports the Stakeholder Engagement Division of CISA and its work in support of the administration of the Cyber Safety Review Board. The team shall assist the Government with strategy formulation, policy development, performance and project management, and technical support that SED requires to protect the homeland.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Arlington, VA/Telework
  • Type of environment: Office and Remote depending on client requirements
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Must be a US Citizen

Must have a TS/SCI


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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