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Hampton, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2102265

Mission Assurance - Technical Advisor

ICF is seeking a cyberspace operations professional, with prior military, civil service and/or contractor experience within HQ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), HQ Air Combat Command (ACC), and/or 24 AF staff/subordinate units.  Candidate will provide operations support and technical expertise to facilitate the transition of all core missions, functions, and tasks from HQ AFSPC to HQ ACC regarding Air Forces Cyber (AFCYBER), 24AF, and JFHQ – Cyber AFCYBER.  Duties include support for all traditional elements of A-Staff support within a MAJCOM, coordination from the strategic level to operations level of war.  In addition, there are numerous technical opportunities across the USAF’s cyber weapon systems portfolio. 

Key Tasks to be accomplished:

  • Define and document strategic and tactical long-range plans, intelligence interfaces, next generation tools and required data analytics for current and future MDTs, CDCCs and CDOCs constructs to achieve mission readiness, i.e., IOC to FOC.

  • Provide in-depth analytics and facilitate awareness and information sharing of potential threat vectors at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels for Mission Defense Teams (MDT) on Major Weapon Systems (MWS) and mission sets by developing and implementing strategic, long range plans and guidance efforts for data analytics, intelligence interfaces, next generation tools and tactics, techniques, and procedures.

  • Coordination with outside organizations, such as the 35th Intelligence Squadron’s (35 IS’), Cyberspace Threat Intelligence Center (CTIC) and other US government approved cyber support/DCO agencies will be required.

  • Define logical partnerships and interfaces required to achieve requirement objective, i.e., Cyber Focus Teams, Intelligence Community, PMO/SPO, etc.

  • Develop Tactical Implementation and Sustainment plan and other support requirements documents.

  • Develop documents and brief strategic and tactical plan processes required to achieve task requirement objectives.

  • Analyze cyberspace policies and government regulations to develop new policies and plans or revise existing policies, plans, or programs.

  • Develop Tactical Implementation and Sustainment plan and other support requirements documents.

What you need to be considered:

Experience/knowledge of USG principles, methodologies, and approaches used in strategic levels for MDTs that support cyberspace requirements, to include experience on Major Weapon Systems (MWS), Big Data Platforms (BDPs), and Air Force DevSecOps strategies.

Required for specific team positions

  • One+ year experience in network security/network management, and/or experience supporting US Government offensive/defensive cyberspace operations 

  • One+ year supervisory experience at flight level or above in DoD cyberspace weapon system organization, OR minimum of three+ years’ experience project/program management experience with Information Technology focused programs (SANS, Cloud, etc)

  • Active DOD clearance

Preferred Skills/Experience 

  • Three years’ experience in a Service Cyber organization

  • AFCYBER preferred, however a sister Service also acceptable

  • Operations level of war recommended (ex. AOC, Wing, NAF, MAJCOM, Air Staff or Service equivalent)

  • One to three years Operational reporting experience

  • Specifically, with the new cyber incident reporting criteria for AF Weapon Systems

  • Cybersecurity Service Provider activities (CSSP)

  • MAJCOM Communication Coordination Center (MCCC) 

  • Standards/Evaluations

  • In-depth understanding of Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO), DCO – Response Actions, and/or Offensive Cyber Operations

  • Experience completing or reviewing SORTS and DRRS reporting

  • Specifically, in correlation to USCYBERCOM IOC & FOC CMF criteria and Ready Cyber Crew Training Manuals

  • Demonstrating AF Cyber Squadron Initiatives, including Mission Defense Teams, Cyber Squadron Next, and AFIN CSSP

  • Gap analysis, “blue force” analytical requirements for DCO

  • Experience in one or more of the following: AF Weapons School graduate characteristics, Weapon and Tactics experience in an AOC or NAF level, and/or graduated Cyber and Intelligence Squadron DOs

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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com 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:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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