Share Email Opening Apply Now

Cyber Protection Analyst 


The Columbia Group (TCG), a design engineering and technical services company that has a successful 50+-year history of providing the United States Military with engineering, design, acquisition, logistics management, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services, is seeking a Cyber Protection Analyst.

The Cyber Protection Analyst will be responsible for preparing artifacts in support of platform, enclave, and boundary Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages in accordance with National Institute of Standards (NIST), DoD, and Platform Information Technology (PIT) methodologies.

Tasks include:

  • Works directly with stakeholders and project managers in the planning and execution of technical activities on complex projects related to vessel (ship) and technical product development.
  • Support of NAVSEA and other clients with developing System of Systems (SoS) Cybersecurity architecture for Unmanned Vessel Shipbuilding Program and other ship platforms.
  • Integrate multiple Cybersecurity requirements into a consolidated set of requirements for the unmanned and other ship platforms as well as providing risk assessment and risk mitigation recommendations.
  • Provide analysis and design to support development and assessment of alternative network designs
  • Review technical and engineering drawings, and recommend system changes to increase Cybersecurity protection of platform architecture
  • Coordinate with NAVSEA and SPAWAR Cybersecurity POCs to discuss applicability of current and draft Cybersecurity instructions and guidelines for afloat platform
  • Recommend network architectures that best support current and draft Cybersecurity instructions and guidelines applicable to various ship platforms
  • Provide detailed design inputs to system specifications, and drawings
  • Review system design documentation for compliance with applicable requirements, NAVSEA and SPAWAR instructions, and statutory and regulatory policies
Position Requirements

Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Networking, Cybersecurity, or equivalent applicable discipline
  • 7-10 years’ experience developing RMF/DIACAP packages for DoD 7-10 years’ experience providing Cybersecurity system design support
  • 10-15 years’ experience providing technical engineering / network design support Managerial and Working-level experience implementing Cybersecurity requirements into network system designs
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate recommendations orally and in writing to Senior Leadership to summarize and effectively communicate information and summarize data into reports for project staff and leadership
  • Current IAT level II certifications Desired Qualifications Demonstrated understanding of system categorization (RMF step 1) and security control selection (RMF step)
  • Demonstrated experience applying DoD, NIST, and DoN Cybersecurity requirements into network system designs
  • Security+ Certification; CCNA Certification; Network+ Certification Windows Server Certification; and CISSA or CISSP Certification
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with current Navy vessel As-Is System Architecture/Design
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Cyber Protection Analyst  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number INF-19-00002  
Location Washington, DC HQ  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

Apply Now


Other Jobs Within Same Category
Junior / Mid Level Programmer in Alexandria, VA
Posted on: 11/22/2019
[Apply Now]

Information Management Specialist in Washington, DC
Posted on: 11/8/2019
[Apply Now]

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Sr. Naval Architect in Washington, DC
Posted on: 1/17/2020
[Apply Now]

Mechanical Engineer in Washington, DC
Posted on: 11/13/2019
[Apply Now]

Senior Engineer (Topside Design) in Washington, DC
Posted on: 1/15/2020
[Apply Now]

HVAC Engineer in Washington, DC
Posted on: 9/5/2019
[Apply Now]

Energy Lead Engineer in Washington, DC
Posted on: 11/8/2019
[Apply Now]


Click here for technical assistance.