Senior Principal Cyber Policy Analyst
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and
extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds
leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise
IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national
security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and
secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government
agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian,
health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do
the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our
As the world s leading mission capability integrator and
transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and
highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies
that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued
partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence,
space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local
Job Description- The Principal Senior Cyber Policy Analyst position
is located in Arlington, VA. Position Description:
Serve as a cyber operations-focused policy and strategy analyst in
CISA s Cybersecurity Division. Individual will manage, coordinate,
provide support and advise CISA leadership on developing policy,
procedures, and creating comprehensive operations-focused
strategies that reflect the organization s mission, vision, goals,
and objectives. This will include developing strategic guidance for
implementation, reviewing Agency and Executive Branch policies for
operational and organizational equities, and performing planning,
coordination, preparation, and support during Agency and
interagency policy development, staffing, and coordination
Individual will provide internal/external support for a variety of
meetings/conference calls. The candidate will require very good
written and briefing skills to appropriately communicate with CISA
leadership and individual managers. The individual will assist CISA
leadership in integrating information related to the cybersecurity
mission and policy area, and developing recommendations within CISA
and with external partners on operational matters related to
applicable laws, statutes, and policies.
Individual will provide assistance with current and future
policies, strategies and operations; perform research and analysis
of national policy; and provide recommendations on methods to
enhance the coordination and de-confliction of cybersecurity
operations consistent with their requirements. Provides technical
solutions to a wide range of challenges and develops solutions
thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization
Additional Duties Include: Participate as a team member conducting
cyber-related strategic planning, research, analysis, and
coordination activities to support customer goals and objectives as
part of a larger US Government cybersecurity strategy and policy
efforts at multiple classification levels.
Assist in developing and coordinating the execution of internal
CISA processes and procedures in coordination with CISA branches to
support incident-driven activities.
Develop cyber strategy and policy documents to support US
Government operational execution of cybersecurity programs, to
include interaction with foreign government, private sector, and
Develop briefings and talking points for senior government
leadership participation in internal and external events, often on
Lead cyber strategy, policy development, and policy implementation
projects that include developing work breakdown structures,
timelines, staff selection, and Level of Effort (LOE) estimates for
Contribute to government, critical infrastructure/key resources,
and public-private cyber policy development and coordination,
including the development of CONOPS, operational requirements,
capabilities, and competencies.
Develop, implement and communicate Information Technology (IT)
security policy, standards, best practices, guidance, and
Develop IT security-related policy briefings, presentations, and
white papers for distribution to the diverse user community.
Perform complex analysis of cyber, intelligence, and law
enforcement/counterintelligence policy and governance issues.
Monitor cybersecurity-focused legislation efforts and provide
regular analysis to the customer on legislation advancements
pertinent to the DHS mission.
Identify gaps and conflicts in cybersecurity policy and governance
guidance and make recommendations to address these areas.
Coordinate plans, policy, and governance documents employing
customer-defined staffing processes.
Provide support for policy and operational risk assessments,
vulnerability assessments, and security testing.
Work with a diverse professional staff, including security
engineers and architects, privacy, policy, and risk analysts,
mission assurance and IT/cybersecurity professionals to ensure
security and privacy requirements are incorporated throughout the
policy development life-cycle.
Basic Qualifications: - A Bachelor s degree in a related technical
field with a minimum of 9 years related technical
- Minimum of 5 years of IT or Policy related experience is
- Experience in information operation planning, mission analysis,
threat analysis, or COA development and concept of operation
- Experience managing tasks/project facilitation and interfacing
regularly with senior government officials.
- Experience establishing and maintaining good working
relationships in all levels of the organization, including
customers, prime contractor organizations, internal management and
- Active Top Secret Security Clearance required. In addition, the
selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably
adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued
Preferred Qualifications: - DHS EOD - CISSP, PMP, or related
certifications. - Master s Degree in Cybersecurity related
- Previous experience working on the Hill or in other
legislative-focused areas. - Previous experience supporting the
Department of Homeland Security.
- Previous experience working in a Cybersecurity Center/CERT
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