Cyber Exercise Planner in West McLean, VA at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/23/2019

Job Description

Candidate will build realistic, challenging, and relevant exercise scenarios that meet strategic and operational exercise objectives for state, local, territorial, tribal, federal, and international stakeholders. Provide end to end cyber exercise support including scheduling, coordinating, and conducting planning meetings, work group meetings, and exercise facilitation. Gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended solutions, and package the entire process into briefings, papers, or reports suitable for executive- level leadership. Support full spectrum of cyber exercises including: Seminars/Workshops, Tabletop Exercises (TTX), Functional Exercises (FE) and Full-Scale Exercises (FSE).Represent the organization as the prime technical, cyber and exercise, contact during exercise planning, conduct, and post exercise. Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the DHS NCCIC National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program (NCEPP), build realistic, challenging, and relevant exercise scenarios that meet strategic and operational exercise objectives for state, local, territorial, tribal, federal, and international stakeholders.
  • Provide end to end cyber exercise support including scheduling, coordinating, and conducting planning meetings, work group meetings, and exercise facilitation.
  • Gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended solutions, and package the entire process into briefings, papers, or reports suitable for executive- level leadership.
  • Support full spectrum of cyber exercises including: Seminars/Workshops, Tabletop Exercises (TTX), Functional Exercises (FE) and Full-Scale Exercises (FSE).
  • Represent the organization as the prime technical, cyber and exercise, contact during exercise planning, conduct, and post exercise. Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2+ years of related professional experience.
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with ability to obtain a DHS SCI, as well as obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
  • Strong leadership experience or capacity required.
  • Planning and conducting exercises and report preparation experience is required.
  • Understanding of the various types of cyber threats and attack vectors, and the consequences of cyber attacks.
  • Strong ability to schedule, announce, plan, coordinate and execute large-scale, dynamic planning conferences, work group meetings, interim progress reviews, teleconferences and both secure and unclassified video-teleconferences.

Preferred qualifications or skills:

  • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) course.
  • Cyber related certifications (CISSP, CompTIA Security +, etc.)
  • Other FEMA emergency response or COOP training.
  • Ability to lead a team of exercise planners during the planning and conduct of cyber exercises.
  • Ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet iterative deadlines.
  • Ability to facilitate discussion based exercises for groups of up to 100 people.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

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