Cyber Research & Development – Junior #2494


  • US-DC-Washington, D.C.
  • Cyber Security & Intelligence
  • Top Secret w/ SCI
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Cyber Research & Development - Junior. This position will be located in Washington, D.C. and will be an onsite position.


Consults with customer to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation. Prepares design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs and construction time data. Plans layout of project and integrates engineering elements into unified design. Prepares scale drawing and contract for contractors. Conducts observations of work during construction to monitor compliance with specifications. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software.

  • Draft designs and ensure that the designs are used in the real construction work.
  • Coordination with construction and procurement to interpret drawings, specs, and design documents.
  • Plan, design, and supervise building constructions.
  • Track and report work progress as well as communicate progress to stakeholders and program office.
  • May draw up a budget on behalf of the client. 

Primary Responsibilities:  Cybersecurity

  • Turning cybersecurity needs and capabilities into requirements and detailed technical solutions.
  • Developing and maintaining a list of Cybersecurity Architecture needs, dependencies, risks, and mitigation plans.
  • Analyzing cybersecurity best practices to identify gaps and improvement opportunities.
  • Developing and publishing baseline security requirements for common enterprise services to ensure capabilities are in compliance with cybersecurity directives and policies.
  • Conducting critical path analysis, risk analysis, and task dependency analysis.
  • Developing security requirements and constraints to provide input to foundational technical documents, including program architectural artifacts, business cases, and concept of operations.
  • Developing assessment criteria (metrics, measures, key performance indicators) for security requirements and implementation guidance.
  • Coordinating involvement in cybersecurity exercises.
  • Participating in external cybersecurity related governance, policy, and standards bodies.
  • Evaluating existing and emerging technologies and recommend strategies to support mission requirements.


  • Bachelor's with 2 - 5 years (or commensurate experience)
  • Clearance required: TS/SCI CI Poly
  • Experience in cybersecurity responsibility areas listed above.
  • BS degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or Information Technology is desired.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to consistently provide high-quality products that are concise, thorough, and accurate.
  • Ability to adapt in response to shifts in customer priorities.
  • Requires BS and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Working in the IC is a plus.

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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $89,000 - $92,500 Annually

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