• General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.,
  • $121,560.00 -170,510.00/year*
  • Arlington , VA
  • Defense/Security Clearance
  • Full-Time
  • 3920 9th St S

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Job Description:

An excellent opportunity to enter the cyber security field in a dynamic, challenging, and meaningful way.

The National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program (NCEPP) improves the Nation's cyber security readiness, protection, and incident response capabilities by developing, designing, and conducting cyber exercises and workshops at the State, Federal, regional, sector, and international level.

Activities conducted under the NCEPP include the design, support, and execution of a broad spectrum of exercise types, depending upon the goals and objectives of the exercise.

The exercises can range from policy-based tabletop exercises intended to identify policy and process issues that facilitate or hinder cyber security operations under a variety of authorities, to full scale exercises with both public and private sectors that incorporate network simulations to test command and control procedures, response mechanisms and cross-sector coordination.

NCEPP encompasses local, state, Federal and international government exercises, as well as collaboration with private-sector critical infrastructure partners.

This is an entry level application of all hazard exercise concepts to the dynamic cyber threat environment.

Provide support to a variety of cyber incident exercises across multiple stakeholders to include critical infrastructure, government sector, and private enterprises.

BA/BS degree with 0 - 2 years of experience.

Daily Responsibilities:

Support Federal client and contract exercise leads to plan, coordinate and execute cyber exercises according to the DHS Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) principles.

This includes identifying objectives, developing scenario, designing exercise construct, supporting the exercise conduct, and after action report development.

As part of an exercise development team, collaborate with other exercise organizations across DHS, federal and state governments, and private sector councils and associations to build and complete cyber exercises that help prepare the entire community for cohesive cyber incident response.

Contribute to the cyber exercise capability across the NCEPP stakeholder community by providing support, knowledge, and instruction in cyber security issues and their relationship to cyber exercise principles, design, development, and execution.

As part of the overall NCEPP mission, help identify continuing opportunities to expand the potential exercise opportunities across the program s stakeholder communities.

Continue to expand and deepen the employee s cyber expertise through self-study, and formal coursework opportunities.

Keep abreast of current cyber intrusion, security, and incident response incidents and trends for potential exercise inclusion.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington

Additional Work Locations:

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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