The Office of the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) requires management, programmatic and systems engineering support services for the DoD Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Enterprise, including national security, civil, commercial, and international cooperative aspects involved in acquisition, deployment/fielding, and operation of all DoD GPS, PNT and NAVWAR systems. The DoD Global Positioning System (GPS) has been operational for over 20 years and is well established as a military utility fulfilling a multitude of requirements as the predominant PNT source for the warfighter.
The PNT Cybersecurity Support Analyst will be responsible for assessing cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities as discovered that are associated with the DoD PNT Enterprise and coordinating with DoD and Federal cybersecurity leadership to ensure timely awareness of threats and responses.
The PNT Cybersecurity Support Analyst will:
Assist in researching, developing systems security policy, requirements, and guidelines and develop, publish, and maintain related documentation, including providing GPS and PNT security guidance to systems developers and integrators.
Perform assessments and provide recommendations on systems security issues, as well as participate in the development of new security architectures for the DoD PNT Enterprise and ensure that developments in these architectures are properly integrated into DoD PNT security policy and procedural updates.
Conduct research and analyses to support updates to DoD PNT security policy and procedures reflected in published DoD Issuances, including analyzing the impacts of proposed changes to PNT security policy and provide analysis results to DoD CIO for consideration.
Administer PNT security policy actions and make recommendations to DoD CIO on security policy decisions, including research, review, and preparation of staff packages and briefings for waivers and other exceptions to policy and to ensure coherence with Joint Chiefs of Staff operating instructions and procedures.
Support DoD CIO participation in the assessment of threats and vulnerabilities associated with cybersecurity aspects of the DoD PNT Enterprise, in both the creation and use of PNT capabilities by the DoD; performing assessments of cybersecurity threats to elements of the DoD PNT Enterprise - specifically those PNT capabilities inherent in enabling the operation of cybersecurity applications integral to information, communication, and command and control systems used by the DoD.
Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
Plans and leads major work assignments.
Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.