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Cyber Space Operator

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret/SCI


No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Cyber Security

Job Description:


  • Assess communications infrastructure that support installation voice, data, video, radio, electronic security, and industrial control systems/networks
  • Identify threats/hazards that could affect the mission's communications architecture and using this data to assess the vulnerability and risk to these assets
  • Perform single-point critical node analysis of an installation's telecommunications, other communications systems, and computer networks including supporting infrastructure (security, power, heating-ventilation-air conditioning, fuel, fire protection, etc.). Provide recommendations to remediate or mitigate system vulnerabilities due to terrorist, manmade, and natural incidents
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on secure and/or non-secure high-speed digital data transmission, government satellite services, high-frequency radio, long-haul military and commercial radio, telephone, voice frequency circuitry, wireless, facsimile, video, and computer network inter-switch trunks
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for DoD installations on achievable means of enhancing the communications networks and/or systems to ensure local distribution networks and supporting off-site commercial facilities have the capacity, survivability, reliability, and security to support the mission
  • Review Communication plans, Defense Continuity Plans, and other associated plans and provide feedback to improve the documents
  • Prepare Assessment Team Reports based upon vulnerabilities observed during the assessment
  • Conduct other assessments defined by the Subject Matter Expert Benchmark matrix


  • Possess minimum 5 years, or Bachelor’s degree and 2 years, operational experience in the military, other Federal Government, or comparable civilian position in Cyberspace operations
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related technical field; operational experience can serve as a substitute for degree requirement
  • Possess IAT Level II certification as defined and 8570.01-M, or ability to obtain certifications within 180 days of hire
  • Previous cyber assessment experience desired


  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Department of Defense Information Networks (DoDIN)
  • Work experience as a network administrator, IT management/consulting, assessing IT, or installation of IT-related systems
  • In-depth knowledge of newest information technology threats
  • Understanding of the methodologies used to conduct vulnerability scans
  • Knowledge of Information Assurance, Mission Assurance levels associated with DoD IT Systems
  • Understanding of the Cyber Protection Conditions
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity practices and threats
  • Knowledge of the DoD Risk Management Framework
  • Ability to evaluate communications architecture and identify single points of failure
  • Knowledge of risk management concepts employed by DoD or Department of Homeland Security

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Fort Belvoir

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Washington DC , Cyber Space Operator, Other , Fort Belvoir, DC

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