Requirements Analyst

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense has an immediate opening for a Requirements Analyst for a position in the Fort Meade, MD area. 


The candidate will support gap analysis activities by comparing, documenting, and reporting shortfalls in proposed cyber capabilities. Candidate will assess how well a capability meets the requirement, document any gaps that may exist, and ensure that the capability aligns with Department of Defense (DoD) and cyber policy and meets the intent of the development objective or capability. Will provide written documentation to address areas of concern for shortfalls and recommend courses of action (COAs) to fulfill Department Of Defense Information Network (DODIN) Operations and Defensive Cyber Operations-Internal Defensive Measures (DCO-IDM) gaps and capability requirements. Candidate will develop 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. Candidate is required to 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. Candidate will collaborate with internal and external organizations to define capability requirements and recommend solutions. Will prepare and deliver operational capability requirements specification and provide regular updates to JFHQ-DODIN leadership. Candidate will provide recommendations to developers and users on the technical aspects of DODIN Operations and DCO-IDM capability requirements. Will identify and recommend cyberspace operations best practices, streamline processes, and methods to integrate emerging cyber technologies. Additionally, the candidate will assist the customer in the preparation of JFHQ-DODIN’s Unfunded Requirements List, Integrated Priorities List, and Program of Objective Memorandum (POM) inputs related to capability requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance and eligible for C/I Polygraph
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college in Information Technology or Information Security
  • Previous experience with cybersecurity developer role or related functional area.
  • Creation and dissemination of orders and directives to provide guidance to the DoD community.
  • Staff experience researching and writing white papers, compliance reports and assessment reports in support activities for defining policy.
  • Ability to develop briefing materials, administrative, and logistics support.
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively, including public speaking, and briefing senior officers
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite.


Desired Skills:

  • Security +
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified
  • Project Management experience
  • Advanced communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong Interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Flexible, dependable and be able to multi-task with priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience of providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to perform duties in the Department of Defense’s (DOD) classified and unclassified environments including JWICS, SIPRNET, and NIPRNET

Additional Information

Clear Ridge Defense is the premiere service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering,
  • Cyber Intelligence and Malware Analysis, and
  • Cyberspace Operations Planning

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.


Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events


*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.

Posted On: Sunday, May 17, 2020

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