- Bachelor's Degree
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Do you like making connections between kinetic and non-kinetic processes and technologies?
Are you searching for relevant work in Information or Cyber Warfare?
Are you passionate about DOD's Fires Process, Targeting and Intelligence?
Do you like contributing to problem-solving, thinking teams in support of the warfighter?
If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.
We are seeking an Information/Cyber Warfare expert toprovide guidance on how the DOD fights in and through cyber and information. Asa member of our team, you'll contribute to research and design projects. Youwill be joining a hardworking engineers, scientists, and analysts who recommendfuture technological innovation and processes to move the DOD into the future.We are passionate about real-world challenges with national importance. Ourteam is committed to providing trusted direction to DOD and relatedorganizations. We value unique technical offensive cyber skills that bringcredibility in a growing field.
As an Information/Cyber Warfare Specialist
Your primary responsibility will be applying experiences in government cyber warfare, cyber operations, and intelligence, influence, STRATCOM, and/or information operations to help enhance and mature cyber capabilities, TTPs, and operational context for the usage of these.
You will conduct mission and operationsanalysis, define mission needs, and drive operational requirements with focuson warfighter needs. This could include testing of systems, pre-test planningand analysis, on-site participation in testing, post-test analysis,documentation and reporting.
You will apply concepts such as integrating full-spectrum cyber operations into the joint targeting cycle, the intelligence cycle, information sharing processes, and traditional maneuver CONOPS.
You will support technical leadership on Cyber Operations Strategy and Deterrence for government sponsors, focused on thinking for the future of cyber warfare as an integrated capability with traditional defense, homeland protection, special operations, and health care activities. This includes the addition of offensive cyber as a strategic deterrent capability along with traditional capabilities such as long range and nuclear strike.
You will educate APL internal audiences on operational and strategic context for cyber operations, cyber warfare, and deterrence in and through the cyber and information domains, to include specific training when needed.
You will engage existing and potential new sponsors to define and develop new opportunities where the group can leverage its experience in support of new programs with critical challenges.
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
Possess a BS degree in intelligence, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, cybersecurity, mathematics, systems engineering, operations research and systems analysis, or a related discipline
Have a strong background working with USCYBERCOM or DoD component cyber organizations supporting cyber mission force teams or staff supporting cyber operations planning, targeting, fires and effects, or special technical operations.
Have 5 years of experience integrating cyber with other Information Related Capabilities and/or operationalizing technical tools and systems.
Hold an active TS/SCI security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...
Have a MS or PhD in intelligence, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, cybersecurity, mathematics, systems engineering, operations research and systems analysis, or a closely related discipline.
Have 10 years of relevant technical experience within combatant commands, information operations, psychological operations, or special forces.
Have experience with Cyber Threat Intelligence, Cyber Threat Information analysis, and/or Social Network Analysis.
Have experience with development, approval, and execution of targets in and through the cyber domain.
Have deployed to a combat theater conducting planning or employing cyber capabilities.
Are familiar with the Joint Operational Planning Process, Special Technical Operations, Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) process, the Request and Approval Process for Cyberspace Operations (RAPCO), de-confliction processes, and other frameworks for integration and approval of capabilities into the warfight.
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities atwww.jhuapl.edu/careers
APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.