Hollywood, MD

Cyber Security Analyst

Coherent Technical Services, Inc is working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to modify F-16 aircraft to allow an Artificial Intelligence (AI) agent to execute F-16 missions. Cyber security requirements are a key performance parameter for this project. CTSi is seeking an experience Cyber Security Analyst to join our team to develop a cyber security plan for the project, develop required cyber security artifacts, and ensure the project maintains compliance with applicable military and industry standards and processes. Specific experience and tasks include:

  • In-depth understanding of protection requirements related to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Controlled Technical Information (CTI)
  • Familiar with USAF accreditation process
  • Experience with NSA processes for encryption and cross-domain solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of NIST Special Publication 800-171 and appropriate compliance provisions
  • Prepare and deliver cyber-related documents related to hardware and software configuration items including critical design analysis, information assurance analysis, and vulnerability assessment report
  • Work with the customer to assemble or generate cyber security artifacts needed to support the Authorization to Operate (ATO)
  • Strong organization, documentation, and project management skills
  • Experience with government processes and procedures


  • B.S. degree (M.S. preferred) in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity or technical-related discipline from an accredited school.
  • CompTIA Security + certification


  • At least 5 years of experience performing the above duties and responsibilities, preferably with DoD or government agencies
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for security clearance eligibility. Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

Candidate must have the ability to work in a team environment; provide constructive alternatives/approaches to solving issues; be flexible; have a strong sense of urgency for critical tasks; and must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing schedule and communicating process.

Candidate selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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