By Light Professional IT Services

  • Capabilities and Requirements Analyst (TS/SCI)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/4/2018 4:44 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is hiring a Capabilities and Requirements Analyst to join our team supporting a Government customer. This position will provide input to address DODIN Operations and Defensive Cyber Operations Internal Defensive Measures (DCO-IDM) capability gaps for securing, operating, and defending the DODIN.


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • Analyze joint needs statements and recommend capability requirements and Doctrine, Organizational, Training, Materiel, Personnel, Leadership, Facilities, and Policy (DOTmPLF-P) solutions in order to fulfill capability gaps and optimize capability investments across the DODIN.
    • Review and provide comments on technical materials consisting of, but not limited to, technical documentation and reports, cyber policy and procedures, and planning materials.
    • Develop program, system, operations, implementation, and transition plans, and governance, technical papers, white papers, and concept of operations (CONOPs).
    • Brief and participate in higher, adjacent, and supporting capability requirement boards, bureaus, cells, committees and working groups in regards to capability development in support of DODIN Operations and DCO-IDM as required.
    • Assist in maintaining a DODIN Operations and DCO-IDM capability requirement repository that includes the capability sponsor and a concept of operations (CONOPS) for its employment.
    • Assists technical experts in understanding and executing capability bases assessments.
    • Support gap analysis activities by comparing, documenting, and reporting shortfalls in proposed cyber capabilities. 
    • Develop low level architecture and business models/diagrams, such as system and operational views, process flow diagrams and system architecture, to aide in identifying capability gaps and documenting the as-is and to-be capabilities
    • Translate user requirements and technology trends into recommendations that provide senior leadership with a flexible, cost-effective and technical framework that will adapt to the constantly changing cyber threat.
    • Assist in the implementation, integration and synchronization of capability requirement solutions and development of a transition plan.
    • Assist in the preparation of Unfunded Requirements List, Integrated Priorities List, and Program of Objective Memorandum (POM) inputs related to capability requirements.
    • Assist technical experts in reviewing functional/operational requirements to analyze the feasibility of implementing solution and develop system requirements, and assist in integrating materiel and non-materiel solutions into existing capabilities.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 4+ years of overall related experience. 8+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
    • Demonstrated experience in the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS); or experience in a DoD service specific capabilities development process.
    • Experience executing capabilities based assessments.
    • Basic experience in course of action development and analysis.
    • Foundational understanding in network communications and/or cyber operations.
    • Experience providing Senior Leaders specified reports based on information received from supporting unit operations.

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ CE.
    • Proficient in developing briefing materials, administrative, and logistics support.
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively, including public speaking, and briefing senior officers.
    • Advanced communications and presentation skills enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A//FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language.
    • Intermediate level of understanding in network communications and/or cyber operations.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI security clearance and eligible for C/I Polygraph.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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