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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2300733

Cyber Operations Planning Specialist

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.

We’re currently hiring a Cyber Operations SME to work in the Planning Branch as part of our team helping to secure and protect the Nation’s critical infrastructure.

What you will do:

  • Apply knowledge of cyber threat landscape, emerging threats, geopolitical events and trends

  • Assess threat and vulnerability information shared by partners.

  • Reviewed information from multiple sources; classified, OSINT, incident response, etc. and create actionable intelligence to support customer base

  • Create solutions to complex problems based on information gathered from a multitude of resources, aligning them with national level strategies and best practices from the community of interest

  • Conduct analysis of competing priorities and make recommendations that will shape future planning efforts of the client

  • Determine validity and impact of threat information, provide analysis, and collaborate to determine necessary partner notifications and potential product development.

What you will need:

  • U.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position)

  • Must have active TS/SCI clearance

  • 4+ years of experience in events, operations planning, and/or project management.

What would be good to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or 4 years of experience in lieu of degree

  • High level of critical thinking

  • Experience in the federal government sector

  • Ability to apply knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, policies, and procedures

  • Ability to easily communicate with senior government clients, lead discussions, and confidently discuss project status and propose solutions

  • Experience supporting DHS programs or initiatives

  • Demonstrated experience in working with clients to develop clear expectations, roles, and requirements for short and long-term projects

  • Demonstrated experience in working with clients to develop clear expectations, roles, and requirements for short and long-term projects

  • Customer service orientation with strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills




Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$85,153.00 - $144,760.00

Virginia Client Office (VA88)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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