Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Senior Risk Analyst

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

    SPA’s Emerging Markets Group is responsible for a broad range of analytical, systems engineering, independent assessments, strategic planning, and technology research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) programs in support of new SPA markets, as well as the company’s San Diego office and portfolio.


    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. #IN123#CJ


    • Execute risk assessments that assist in developing 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
    • Execute tailored risk assessments based on developed methodologies, including conducting necessary background research, writing risk assessment products, coordinating reviews, conducting technical edits, and distributing the products as appropriate
    • Develop recommendations for process improvements to include
      identifying information and data sources that could improve

      1. The quality of risk assessments

      2. Methods to decrease the timeline necessary to produce products

      3. Methods to communicate risk information



    • DoD Secret clearance or higher.     
    • 8+ years of experience working with end-user groups to evaluate and solve technical problems. This includes evaluating existing systems and/or user needs to analyze, design, recommend, and implement system changes
    • Experience developing methodologies and conducting assessments that communicate and mitigate risk
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to travel ~25%

    Desired Qualifications:

    • DHS Suitability
    • TS/SCI Clearance
    • Experience with the CFIUS process for foreign investment evaluations
    • Understands or familiar with the protocols and guidelines surrounding Supply Chain Risk

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

    • Demonstrated experience in presenting and communicating the results of analysis to project stakeholders
    • Experience in mitigating risk in corporate structures, ventures, or contracts
    • Experience in revenue recognition, technology transfer, Intellectual Property ownership, product integrity, and supply assurance
    • Prior DHS experience
    • Degree in the areas of Business, Finance, Economics, or National Security


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