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Job #: R-00009260
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Cyber Strategy Planner to join our Plans and Policy Team supporting the JFHQ-DODIN's Cyberspace defense mission as part of the Global Information Grid (GIG) Service Management-Operations (GSM-O) contract at Ft. Meade, MD .

As a Cyber Strategy Planner, you will support GSM-O Task Order 30 in the J5 Plans and Policy Directorate as the J55 Cyber Strategy, Policy and Doctrine SME.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Analyze strategic goals and objectives in order to provide guidance to staff for improved operations and metrics as well as Identify opportunities to inform/influence cyber strategy, policy and doctrine both internal and external to JFHQ-DODIN.
  • Assist in developing strategic direction planning/recommendations to the commander, research and recommend policy changes to further DOD cyberspace strategy development, and coordinate strategic planning for directorate, managing priorities for three divisions to enable the JFHQ-DODIN mission.
  • Conduct meetings, interact and brief all echelons of the military command structure within JFHQ DODIN and the Combatant Commands/Services/Agencies (CC/S/As) on cyber strategy, policy and doctrine, and draft decision memos, briefing papers, & other papers as appropriate in preparation for internal, interagency, external meetings.
  • Support the J55 Cyber Strategy, Policy and Doctrine team's mission of developing and managing long term strategies to secure the DODIN
  • Create and maintain JFHQ-DODIN strategic plans and calendar
  • Develop and lead strategic planning process
  • Lead the process to create and execute JFHQ-DODIN's strategic objectives
  • Inform/influence/Interpret Cyber Policy and Doctrine (e.g., Presidential Cyberspace Policy Review, JP 3-12, DoD Cyber Strategy, Defense Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace, etc.) that enables the JFHQ-DODIN to accomplish DCO-IDM and DODIN Operations
  • Foster an environment within JFHQ-DODIN that encourages strategic thinking, challenging assumptions, and innovation.
  • Lead all Strategic Communication efforts, as well as interfaces with PAO and IO as needed.

  • Active DOD TS/SCI clearance
  • BA/BS degree with 8 years of professional experience
  • 5+ years of experience with strategic and operational planning
  • 3+ years of experience with inter-agency planning and operations, and Joint planning experience
  • Experience with Combatant Command operations
  • Experience researching and writing white papers, compliance reports and assessment reports in support activities for defining policy.
  • Proficient in developing briefing materials, administrative, and logistics support.
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively, including public speaking, and briefing senior officers.
  • Must be flexible, dependable and be able to multi-task with priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience of providing excellent customer service.

  • Experience at USCYBERCOMMAND or Cyber Service Centers or equivalent.
  • Experience with network analysis and coursework
  • MA or MS degree
  • Certification in any of the following areas: Project Management Professional (PMP), A+, Network+, Security+, CISSP.
  • Successfully attended any Joint or Service-specific planning course/school.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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