Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Cybersecurity Systems Analyst

Job Locations US-DC
Systems Engineering: Information Assurance
Security Clearance Requirement
Regular Full-Time


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.  


The Integrated Warfare Systems Group (IWSG) focus is to provide engineering, technical and programmatic support to the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors (PEO IWS 2.0) Directorate. Efforts include overarching program management, test and evaluation, systems engineering, operations analysis, systems integration, international, cyber security, IT network and programmatic support for over 25 PEO IWS 2.0 advanced radar, phased array radar, electronic warfare, electro-optic, advanced off-board electronic warfare/decoy and directed energy programs.


SPA is seeking a Cybersecurity Systems Analyst for employment in our downtown Washington, D.C. office that is located at 20 M Street, SE.  We hope to select a great candidate in November/December 2023 timeframe.Cyber Cyber Cybersecurity



For this critical work, we are looking for a candidate that will proactively assist with the design, development, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments. 


We expect you to consistently demonstrate strong attributes to quickly build competencies and provide the highest quality products and services to the PEO IWS 2.0 Cyber Security Lead and Information Systems Security Manager to ensure that Risk Management Framework (RMF) cybersecurity requirements are satisfied in accordance with applicable DOD, NIST, Department of the Navy (DON), and NAVSEA series instructions. We look for traits such as how you solve problems when you’re stuck. Do you look for creative ways to find solutions? Do you seek out references and teach yourself how to do something new? Do you collaborate with your colleagues? If you take initiatives like these, you would fit in well with our high performing team.


  • BA or BS degree
  • At least 1 year of experience providing information assurance, engineering, or operational support to the DoD, including supporting information operations, cyber operations, system administration, and systems security
  • Experience and competence in evaluating cyber compliance with DOD regulations and an understanding of the DoD Risk Management Framework
  • Possess DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II Certification or able to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Must hold and maintain an active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS degree in an Engineering/Cyber Security related discipline
  • Experience working in an acquisition program office environment with documentation, protocols, formats, and deadlines
  • Knowledgeable in Technical Information Systems Engineering, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance, network security architectures, radars, Aegis Combat System, Ship Self Defense System, and/or DoD acquisition


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