Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Risk Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Program Analysis
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Civil Markets and San Diego (CSD) Group is responsible for a broad range analytical, engineering, independent assessments, strategic planning, and technology research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) programs in support of new SPA markets.


    This is an offer for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) National Risk Management Center (NRMC) Risk Support contract.  The NRMC is the CISA’s planning, analysis, and collaboration center that works to identify and address the most significant risks to the Nation’s critical infrastructure. The NRMC works in close coordination with all other parts of CISA as well as the Federal interagency; State, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments; and critical infrastructure owners and operators.


    • Assist in executing risk assessments that develop mitigations for planned and actual foreign investments evaluated through the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) process
    • Develop methodologies collaboratively with other parts of the DHS, Federal interagency, and other homeland security partners in the public and private sector
    • Document, maintain, and update developed methodologies from both a technical (e.g. describing methods and theoretical basis) and execution (e.g. standard operating procedures and desk guides) basis.
    • Assist in execution of risk assessments
      Duties to include conducting background research, writing risk assessment products, coordinating reviews, conducting technical edits, and distributing the products as appropriate
    • Assist in development of recommendations for process improvements to include identifying information and data sources that could improve:

      1. The quality of risk assessments

      3. Methods to decrease the timeline necessary to produce products

      4. Methods to communicate risk information



    • Active SECRET Clearance
    • At least 3 Years of Experience in the below:
    • Background working with end-user groups/stakeholders to evaluate and solve technical problems
    • Experience assisting in evaluation of systems and/or user needs to analyze, design, recommend, and implement system changes
    • Experience assisting in the development of methodologies and conducting risk assessments
    • Ability to travel
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Desired Qualifications:

    • DHS Suitability
    • TS/SCI Clearance
    • Understands or familiar with the protocols and guidelines surrounding Supply Chain Risk

    • Experience in Supply Chain Management, preferably Supply Chain Risk Management

    • Experience with the CFIUS process for foreign investment evaluations
    • Prior DHS experience
    • Degree in the areas of Business, Finance, Economics, or National Security


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