PAE, Inc Cyber Operations Specialist in Ft Meade, Maryland

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Cyber Operations Specialist

PAE is currently seeking a Cyber Operations Specialist to support one of our customers at Fort Meade, Maryland:


  • Conduct analysis, understanding collection operations on digital networks and legal authorities required by US Law and DoD policy.

  • Assist in providing advice to tactical units in the planning of Cyber Warfare activities. Uses subject matter experience to advice units and operators on using information collected from a variety of computer network defense and SIGINT resources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur on digital networks.

  • Assist and advise units to investigate computer security incidents in order to enable mitigation of network vulnerabilities. Facilitate advisory support concerning computer (network and infrastructure) analysis to enable Cyber and or Electronic Warfare effects in support of tactical unit requirements and provide leading edge Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare Operations support to an evolving Army Cyberspace Operations at the tactical level while Leveraging information derived from a variety of computer network defense resources.

  • Identify, assess, report on adversary computer network capabilities and vulnerabilities that could pose a threat to maneuver units weapons, computers, communications, and operations

  • Conduct threat research and analysis, threat documentation, defining information requirements (IR) for operational advisors deployed globally.

  • Facilitate the timely and accurate development of material and nonmaterial solutions to capability gaps derived from AWGs tactical observations by conducting DOTMLPF-P analysis.

  • Write and maintain information papers, running estimates, quad charts, hasty DOTMLPF-P analysis, and other products on potential material and non-material solutions.

  • Assist with creating operationally integrated CEWO test, evaluation and training environment and facilitate concept development to identify emerging threats and capabilities while possessing knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, practices and skill in applying this knowledge to difficult and complex work assignments.

  • Leverage a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare Operations (SIGINT/CNE/CYBER NET OPS/CYBER WARFARE) and skill in applying this knowledge to the development of material and nonmaterial new methods, approaches, or procedures

  • Conduct analysis to support DOTMLPF-P implications of identified gaps, new capabilities and requirements.

  • Prepare, edit, and package professional information papers, quad charts and other documents in support of capability/solution development and emerging asymmetric threats and operational needs

  • Assist project managers and actively participate in Integrated Support Team (IST) meetings to facilitate solution development and provide continuity from project initiation through DOTMLPF-P integration

  • Support the development of solutions to capability gaps derived from AWG’s tactical observations and trends

  • Assist in conducting assessments and market research on emerging technologies and assist in developing plans to continuously optimize technology for improving future capabilities to defeat asymmetric threats

  • Draft training instruction materials for deploying and non-deploying units to train Soldiers in CEWO threats and CEWO defensive measures at the tactical level

  • Provide technical and operational expertise to assist development of realistic training and operational scenarios

Qualifications/Experience: Minimum 7 Years’ Experience Required, Must possesses knowledge, skills and ability with familiarity and experience with Linux/Unix operating systems, mobile application development, ethical hacking, network penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, Army operations, DOTMLPF-P analysis, and capability development. Must possess knowledge of the CEWO community of interest (not limited to INSCOM, NETCOM, Army Cyber, Joint and National Cyberspace Operations) activities and the mission, goals, objectives, functions and standard procedures of the command and its sub-units.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity Management and Operations or Computer Networks and Cybersecurity from an accredited college or university; or a non-related degree with at least ten years of relevant Cyber and Electronic Warfare experience with the U.S. military, other Federal Government agencies, industry or combination

Clearance: Required to have and maintain a TS-SCI Security Clearance.

Travel: Will travel independently (less than 30% of the time) to various CONUS and OCONUS locations, to include potential hostile fire zones, to conduct operational assessments of ongoing projects and provide advisory support for non-material and material concepts.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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