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Cybersecurity Operations Research Analyst

Location: Washington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Who are We?
We are thinkers. We connect dots among unrelated things to see what others don't. We believe that the future is here whether we're ready for it or not.
is a future-focused strategic advisory firm that works with both government and commercial clients. Our Future Proof - business consulting approach helps global leaders understand how future shifts impact current decisions, so they can take advantage of opportunities, manage risk, and create future value.
We give clients the tools to anticipate the future, identify opportunities for transformation, create innovative alternatives, define vision and develop strategies, and understand future consequences.

Who are you?
You are a Cybersecurity Operations Research Analyst who can provide hands-on cybersecurity, IT infrastructure security, network security, security controls, and configurations technical support. You have experience within any cyber discipline, a general understandings of Digital Footprinting of protected facilities, and are able to identify and capture cyber risks, vulnerabilities, and threats. If you have this background and experience, are a self-starter who takes initiative, then we encourage you to apply! This position will advise the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cyber-Physical Operations Division, Cybersecurity Assessment (CSA) Program & Process on asset and inventory management, product security, emerging technologies, and research and development initiatives. In addition, the incumbent will provide recommendations and analysis of adversarial targeting of Federal IT infrastructure, networks, and/or systems.. This is mostly a remote position with 1 day a week or less in Washington D.C.
Responsibilities include:

  • Foundational knowledge of cybersecurity, IT infrastructure, network security, security controls, and configurations.
  • Ability to develop cyber-specific reports that capture and detail risks, vulnerabilities, mitigations, and recommendations.
  • Understanding the application of Industry Standards and Frameworks (NIST 800-53, 800-171, NIST CSF)
  • Ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences

    You'll arrive equipped with:

    • Six (6) years of experience in leading operational analysis and business improvement activities
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Ability to conduct detailed research and analysis of operational data and map business processes
    • Ability to assess current operations and recommend process and technology improvements
    • Ability to work effectively with a group or independently
    • Ability to effectively manage several projects at one time
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
    • Attention to detail, strategic thinking, and organized work habits.
    • Bachelor's degree. Discipline in business, operations research, organizational assessment is preferred.
    • U.S. citizenship (the nature of our work with the federal government limits our hiring to U.S. citizens).

      We'll equip you with:

      • A boutique feel and family-like environment
      • A team that values diversity of experience and thought
      • An environment that is unconditionally inclusive across race, gender, identity, religion, sexual orientation, and the many characteristics that make us all unique
      • A network that understands the importance of existing relationships and the creation of new ones
      • Rewarding and meaningful work, with flexibility and balance
      • Competitive compensation and outstanding benefits

        Toffler Associates, Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. Toffler Associates, Inc. complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal state or local laws.

Keywords: CARDINAL SERVICES LTD., Washington DC , Cybersecurity Operations Research Analyst, Professions , Washington, DC

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