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Information Operations Specialist, Fort Belvoir, VA Top Secret clearance required

Information Operations Specialist, Fort Belvoir, VA 
Active Top Secret clearance required                                                       

The Information Operations Specialist will be assigned to the DTRA JMAA Division. Conducting technical communications vulnerability assessments of computer networks, telecommunications, Industrial Control systems, radio, wireless, and other communication systems that directly support the Mission Assurance and Defense Critical Infrastructure Programs on DoD installations and other agencies.

The Contractor shall provide skilled, experienced personnel who are capable of providing contractual and administrative support.

Clearance: Top SECRET


  • Assessing communications infrastructure that support installations video, radio, electronic security systems, and voice/data networks
  • Reviewing Communication plans, Defense Continuity Plans, and other associated plans and provide feedback to improve the documents.
  • Evaluating and making recommendations for DoD facilities worldwide on achievable means of enhancing the communications networks andor systems to ensure local distribution networks and supporting off-site commercial facilities have the capacity, survivability, reliability, and security to support the mission.
  • Evaluating and making recommendations on secure and/or non-secure high speed digital data transmission, government satellite services, high frequency radio, long-haul military and commercial radio, telephone, voice frequency circuitry, wireless, facsimile, video, and computer network inter-switch trunks.
  • Performing single-point critical node analysis of an installation’s telecommunications, other communications systems, computer networks including supporting infrastructure (power, ventilation, fuel, fire protection etc.). Provide recommendations to reduce or mitigate system vulnerabilities due to terrorist, manmade and natural incidents.
  • Identifying threats/hazards that could affect the mission’s communications architecture and using this data to assess the vulnerability and risk to these assets.
  • Preparing Assessment Team Reports based upon vulnerabilities observed during the assessment.
  • Conducting other assessment areas defined by the SME Benchmark matrix


  • Possess a thorough understanding of the DoD Grid.
  • Work experience as a network administrator, IT management/consulting, assessing IT, or installation of IT related systems.
  • Knowledge of information technology.
  • Understanding of the methodologies used to conduct vulnerability scans.
  • Knowledge of Information Assurance, Mission Assurance levels associated with DoD IT Systems.
  • Understanding of the Information Conditions.
  • Knowledge of CyberSecurity practices and threats.
  • Knowledge of the DoD Risk Management Framework.
  • Ability to evaluate communications architecture and identify single points of failure.
  • Knowledge of risk management concepts employed by DoD or Department of Homeland


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Salary commensurate with experience; full benefits package included

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) offers federal, state and local agencies a wide range of intelligence, cyber operations and warfighter support services. CNSP focuses on quality performance in the collection and analysis of data, dissemination of useful information, and actionable real-world support to the intelligence and warfighter communities. Services offered by Cherokee Nation Applicants Strategic Programs apply to all national security communities including federal, state and local intelligence communities, the military and law enforcement agencies.

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, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit the following two sites:

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