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Cyber Systems Analyst I 116-005


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Quantico, VA

Job Description

This is a future position that may come open but is not open at the present moment.  We are willing to prescreen personnel for these positions if you are interested.

Cyber Systems Analyst I:

Job Duties:

  • Assess the cybersecurity posture of a USMC defense program, ensuring the program is evolving with the best cybersecurity practices, prioritizing cyber threats based on factual cyber analysis.

  • Analyze foreign capabilities to detect, disrupt, and deny USMC emissions and signals throughout the cyber kill chain, to include, but not limited to emissions from targeting, communications, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) assets, reversible and non-reversible attacks.

  • Identify, monitor, and assess advancements in emerging and commercial technologies that could be employed by state and non-state actors to detect, disrupt, and deny USMC acquisition programs’ network infrastructure.

  • Identify significant risk characteristics of the environment such as classification of network, baseline activity, architecture, operating system, services, connectivity and bandwidth.

  • Identify the limits of the network to be collected against.

  • Establish limits of the supporting or connected networks that may need to be collected against.

  • Evaluate existing databases and identify intelligence gaps.

  • Use open source to gather Publicly Available Information (PAI).

  • Explore the physical battlespace; how could the environment affect tactical operations.

  • Define the battlespace effects.

  • Analyze the battlespace environment for information, services and networks, such as confidentiality, integrity, availability; and protect, detect, respond, restore and conduct reviews.

  • Analyze other characteristics of the battlespace such as security, auditing procedures, and backup systems. Evaluate the adversary on physical location of all assets, architecture and automation skills, security and policies, baseline activity, peculiarities and vulnerabilities, capabilities, and conclusions that address: Rules of Engagement (ROE) for Information Assurance (IA), Computer Network Defense (CND) and Computer Network Attack (CNA)

  • Determine adversary’s Courses of Action (COA).

  • Identify the adversary’s likely objectives and desired end state.

  • Identify the full set of COA’s available to the adversary, at a minimum the most likely and most dangerous should be developed.

  • Develop COA’s based on enemy perception of friendly information architecture (reverse cyber IPB).

  • Evaluate and prioritize each adversary COA.

  • Continue to refine COA’s as time and new information allow.

  • Evaluate foreign Computer Network Defense (CND) and Computer Network Attack (CNA) capabilities, limitations, and vulnerabilities.

  • Assess potential vulnerabilities of USMC tactical systems to CNA to include systems related to targeting, ISR, and navigation assets.

  • Conduct all-source analysis to evaluate foreign military systems and technologies.

  • Conduct research, create intelligence products, create intelligence estimate assessments, and conduct intelligence briefings on request based on MCIA’s Program of Analysis (POA) and customer-driven requests for information (RFIs).

  • Collect, analyze, interpret, evaluate and research using tools, techniques, methodology and software.

  • Produce and deliver written intelligence assessments and briefings to support consumers at the tactical, operational, and strategic level as assigned. Written products will meet Intelligence Community Standards (e.g., ICD 203, 206, 208) and MCIA standards and adhere to MCIA production and review processes.

  • Maintain situational awareness of and analyze the assigned portfolio.

  • Conduct research to determine current and future foreign capabilities.

  • Follow technology transfer and its military impact and ability of recipient countries to assimilate transferred technology

  • Annually publish/produce at least the minimum number of all-source analysis products (e.g., written and oral reports) as dictated by the production requirements on assigned account.

  • Collect, analyze, interpret, evaluate and integrate complex data from multiple sources to assess the relevance and significance of developments in his/her assigned subject matter and geographic area(s).

  • Identify and assess intelligence gaps, recommend and submit collection requirements to fill gaps.

  • Develops collection strategies and composes collection requirements.

  • Correlate technically derived data using multiple intelligence disciplines and open source information.

  • Attend, participate in, and contribute to relevant conferences and other events.

  • Maintain contact and collaborate with counterparts across MCIA and in other intelligence organizations to keep abreast of current developments, to resolve problems to eliminate duplication, and to provide free flow of information on matters of intelligence interest.

  • Deliver subject matter expertise to support the development of new processes, procedures, and technologies.

  • Conduct peer reviews and reviews of intelligence products submitted for internal coordination and external intelligence community coordination.

  • Provide portfolio specific analysis, expertise, and intelligence production as specified below.

  • Conduct Threat Steering Groups with members across USMC Combat Development & Integration to identify key factors and significant risk drivers for potential materiel solutions that may inform lifecycle cost, performance, schedule, and other acquisition decision making.

  • Produce and deliver Validated Online Lifecycle Threat Reports (VOLTs), Critical Intelligence Parameters (CIPs), and Capability Development Threat Summaries to support Marine Corps Acquisition Programs across the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) process, to support the Defense Acquisition System.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category, with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. An additional 4 years of experience in the specific labor category, for a total of 7 years of experience in the specific labor category, may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Security Clearance:

  • TS SCI

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