Cryptologic Cyber Planner

Employer
NSA
Location
Fort Meade, MD
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Apply in-depth knowledge of cyber operations, threats, countermeasures and planning to develop detailed strategies, campaigns, and Concept of Operations (CONOPs) that drive cyber operational requirements for the NSA, DoD, the US government and its partners. Description of Position Cryptologic Cyber Planners use Interagency and NSA planning, processes, and cyber operational experience to support strategic and operational level planning across the full range of DoD and US Government cyberspace operations. Some of these responsibilities may include: - Coordinate the development of operational cyber plans to meet strategic objectives. - Organize, research, and plan meetings and innovative viable plans that are executable by NSA and its partners. - Synthesize all-source data and intelligence to inform the planning process. - Collaborate with Cyber Operators, analysts, and planners to identify and levy requirements for intelligence collection and analysis. Participate in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and the execution of complex cyber missions. - Collaborate with Cyber Operators, Analysts, and RDT&E Engineers to gain access and technical intelligence to meet planning objectives. - Monitor progress, collect feedback, adjust plans, and coordinate with leaders and operational partners for successful plan execution. - Identify intelligence gaps related to target and/or mission requirements that support strategic objectives. - Represent the Agency in planning interactions with outside customers, partners, DoD, Congressional representatives, foreign partners, or private industry. - Apply critical thinking and reasoning to make analytic determinations. - Plan, develop, and structure analytic approaches to counter our adversaries in cyber space and mitigate US cyber space vulnerabilities. - Demonstrate the ability to apply technical expertise to planning and forming a bridge between strategy and tactical level plans. - Demonstrate the ability to conduct deep research on Internet technologies, network vulnerabilities and leverage others' skill sets.

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