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Senior Cyber Analyst – OPNAV N2N6

Office: Arlington, VA
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: S19-0067

JOB TITLE: Senior Cyber Analyst – OPNAV N2N6


This position is contingent upon contract award

Provide the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6) in its role as the Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information Officer-Navy (DDCIO-N) with contractor service support to assist with Information Technology Efficiencies management.


Provide support for cybersecurity policy, security, and compliance management programs. Specific tasks include:

  • Review Navy compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements and maintain active communication with DON, Echelon II, and other Navy commands to anticipate future problems, changes, and needs to ensure compliance levels consistently exceed defined thresholds.
  • Support the development of Cybersecurity Policy, using the official Navy tasking system when official tasking is required. Coordinate policy development across Echelon II CIOs and other stakeholders as directed. Monitor the SIPRNET tasking system for Navy Joint Actions Control Office (JACO) tasks; coordinate with N2N6 action officer to deliver pending taskers by the suspense date.
  • Coordinate presentation of Navy security issues and initiatives to the Defense Cybersecurity Policy / Security Accreditation Working Group (DSAWG). Investigate initiatives proposed by all Navy commands for compliance with security guidelines and risks to DoD networks. Assist N2N6 in evaluating impact and risks of proposals from other agencies regarding IA and network security. Support government attendance at DSAWG with meeting preparation, note taking, and tasking of action items to appropriate organizations.
  • Assist N2N6 in evaluating proposed Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) for network security risks. Determine methods of risk mitigation or avoidance. Conduct periodic assessments of existing CDS systems for compliance with DoD policy and approval requirements. Investigate existence of unregistered CDS systems and take actions to minimize the risk they present to DoD networks while simultaneously bringing the systems into compliance with CDS policy.
  • Review Joint and Navy (OPNAV/SECNAV) publications and instructions for conformance to Cybersecurity policy. Assist N2N6 in drafting Navy inputs to DON, DoD, Joint and Federal policies.
  • Prepare letters and memoranda for forwarding to higher authorities and outside organizations per applicable government directives, instructions, and writing guides. Maintain records or files of correspondence.
  • Produce various reports, briefs, charts, naval correspondence utilizing Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Assist N2N6 in investigating impact and developing implementation recommendations regarding changes or additions to existing policies, and production of new policies. Current examples of new policy topics are Identity Management, Public Key Infrastructure implementation, wireless/mobile device usage, and migration to cloud environments.
  • Investigate and present concerns and recommendations regarding new technologies. Participate in defining, refining, and implementing Navy policy to best leverage technology advances while ensuring appropriate risk mitigation in the areas of Cybersecurity.


Security Clearance: Secret

  • SECRET clearance.
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years of experience (at least five years of which were in a managerial capacity) in capability definition and operation of IT, space systems, Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems and/or unmanned systems.
  • Ability to manage diverse taskings.
  • Familiarity with DoD and Navy information assurance, information security, information technology, or cybersecurity requirements, policies, and processes.
  • Proficiency with executive correspondence and Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


  • Support staff experience at Joint Staff, OPNAV, HQMC, Army, Air Force, SPAWAR or Program Executive Offices (PEOs)/Program Offices directly supporting information assurance (IA), information technology (IT), information management (IM) or cyber programs.
  • Experience includes regular interactions with staff and senior leadership internal and external to affiliated organization.
  • Knowledge of Capital Planning and Investment Control; development of Enterprise Architectures, Standards, Governance, Policy; Information Assurance/Security; the Department of Defense Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) Process; and Naval concepts.


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