IT Specialist II: COOP Planning Analyst Job

IT Specialist II: COOP Planning Analyst (Job Number:433642)


SAIC currently full-time position for an IT Specialist: COOP Planning to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) J3, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Job Description:

The Continuity of operations (COOP) Planning Analyst employs best practices and experience to meet Federal, DoD, and USCYBERCOM policies and support interdependencies relevant to emergency management, continuity, and critical infrastructure, (e.g. DoD Directive 3020.26, Presidential Decision Directive 67 (PDD 67) and FEMA Federal Preparedness Circular 65 (FPC 65)). COOP requirements. Provides COOP to ensure uninterrupted, essential DoD Component functions across a wide range of potential emergencies, including localized acts of nature, accidents, and technological and/or attack related emergencies. Responsible for planning and execution of essential operations at an alternate operating facility, and capabilities to support TO cyber activities at the designated COOP location. Responsible for preparedness and proficiency with network defense, cybersecurity analysis, network security, cyberspace operations, contingency planning, and policies. Additionally responsible for providing COOP planning support IAW requirements.

Daily activities include:

- Identifies user requirements and describes services available or refers inquires to other staff
- Provides technical support of a limited scope to users and assists them in defining and solving computing problems within well-defined areas of responsibility
- Assists in preparing documentation of supported products for users
- Assists in preparing user training materials and conducts training sessions as assigned
- Performs programming tasks of limited scope to assist users
- Applies knowledge of computer science principles, information management principles, data processing functions, and Automated Data Processing (ADP) hardware and software systems structures and operations, and computer programming languages and techniques to solve automation problems
- Addresses scientific engineering or business objectives by writing, modifying, or adapting computer programs in machine level, assembly, and third or fourth generation programming languages
- Interfaces with and uses minicomputer and main computer systems in addressing project objectives
- Identifies and uses standard, unconventional, and original mathematical, algorithmic, and programmatic approaches to define, plan, organize, design, develop, modify, test, and integrate database or data processing systems, computer hardware systems and simulation models.
- Formulates architectural designs, functional specifications, interfaces, and documentation or hardware or software systems, considering system interrelationships, operating models, and software or equipment configurations.
- Develops design specifications by inspection and analysis to offset various malware and to protect and defend USCYBERCOM infrastructure
- Researches unconventional of software and operating systems in designing and developing new methodologies, significant modifications, or adaptions of standardized techniques
- Develops project plans, guidelines, and controls
- Conducts individual and group training sessions and demonstrates how to use computer programs
- Develops, prepares, and evaluates training program outlines, training manuals, instructions, reference manuals, and other materials
- Provides training related to computerized applications
- Supports older technology during transition phases and tests new equipment, software, and technologies for replacement
- Monitors and distributes helpdesk calls and assists with report programming
- Possesses expert-level knowledge of computers and peripheral equipment, including operating systems and basic operations functions, system and memory configurations, and software
- Develops high- level system design diagrams, program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation
- Conducts quality assurance reviews and the evaluation of existing and new software products
- Installs, operates, configures, diagnoses, and repairs computers, related software, and peripheral equipment
- Monitors, operates, configures, diagnoses, and repairs computers, related software, and peripheral equipment
- Determines users’ needs and problems, understands program requirements, and develops effective solutions; prepares documentation materials
- Presents technical concepts and procedures on software
- Establishes rapport quickly and effectively with groups and individuals and maintains effective working relationships

Required Education and Experience

- Bachelors and nine (9) years of related experience
- ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph
- Prior COOP experiencing within the DOD preferred
- IAT Level II (CCNA-Sec, GICSP, GSEC, Security +, SSCP)
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Excellent communications skills.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

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Job Posting: Jan 24, 2018, 5:00:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Fort Meade, Maryland 20755, US