Cyber Policy Analyst - Top Secret clearance

Springfield, VA /
Cyber Security /
Full Time
/ On-site
Riptide Technology is hiring a Cyber Policy Analyst – Top Secret clearance to support our government customer in Springfield, VA.  The position requires you to be onsite.


    • The Cyber Policy Analyst develops cyberspace plans, strategies, and policies to ensure organizational compliance with statues, Executive Orders, and other National and Developmental 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. 
    • Shall develop, with government input, cyber related policy for government approval based upon applicable statues, 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 and recommend a presentation format based upon the metrics and the target audience.
    • 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. 
    • Travel approximately 10% annually.


    • Shall have 5 or more years of experience in policy interpretation and development. 
    • Shall have 3 or more years of experience in development and analysis of metrics. 
    • Shall meet the Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner (752); Intermediate Level for SECNAV M-5239.2 compliance. (See Navy Cool Website)


    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University; OR 


    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP); OR
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching; OR
    • CompTIA Security+ ce 

Security Clearance Requirements:

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Desired Qualifications:

    • Strongly desired to have experience in the development of cybersecurity related plans or policies implementing National, Intelligence Community or DoD 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, DoD or Department of Navy acquisition policies and practices.
$90,000 - $120,000 a year