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Cyber Policy Analyst

Job ID: 2014647
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cyber Policy Analyst to support efforts in Springfield, VA. Candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Develop cyberspace plans, strategies and policies to ensure organizational compliance with statutes, Executive Orders, and other National and Departmental directives and instructions.
  • Assist Management with ensuring compliance through management of metrics and development of required reports and briefings. 
  • Represent the organization at working groups ensuring organizational equities are considered as part of policy development.

This position is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position in specialty area Oversight & Development – Strategic Planning & Policy Development as outlined in SECNAV M-5239.2. Appropriate degree program areas for this position are public Policy, Public Management, Information Technology Management of similar area.


The selected candidate shall:

  • Shall analyze the existing organizational cybersecurity policy and procedures. Within 60 days of contract award provide a written analysis and any recommendations for government consideration. The format shall be recommended for government approval.
  • Develop, with government input, cyber related policy for government approval based upon applicable statutes, Executive Orders, and other government policy, directives, instructions or special publications. The documents will be developed consistent with organizational guidance.
  • Shall collect and develop, with government input cyber related metrics. Shall recommend a presentation format based upon the metrics and the target audience.
  • Shall develop cybersecurity related reports with government input
  • Draft and/or preliminary documents shall be presented in one of the following electronic formats;  Microsoft Office version 2007 compatible (.docx, .xlsx, or .pptx) or the standard Portable Document Format (PDF) format. Final and/or approved format shall be determined by the government; may recommend additional formats.



Position Qualifications:
  • BS Degree (4 years of equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree)
  • Shall have 5 or more years’ experience in policy interpretation and development 
  • Shall have 3 or more years’ experience in development and analysis of metrics.
  • Shall meet the minimum credential requirements for a Journeyman proficiency level for specialty area Oversight & Development – Strategic Planning & Policy Development as outlined in SECNAV M-5239.2.
  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain a CI Poly

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strongly desired to have experience in the development of cyber related plans or policies implementing National, Intelligence Community or Department of Defense policies, directives, instructions and/or standards.
  • Strongly desired to have experience in developing presentations, briefings and point papers for senior leadership.
  • Experience in project management
  • Understanding of Intelligence Community, Department of Defense or Department of Navy Acquisition policies and practices.
  • Experience in collecting and reporting metrics associated with the Federal Security Modernization Act of the Department of Defense Cybersecurity Scorecard

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC) certified.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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