Washington DC

Cyber Intelligence Subject Matter Expert

Job Specs

Cyber Defense
District of Columbia, United States


Job Description: Cyber Intelligence Subject Matter Expert

XOR Security is currently seeking several talented Cyber Intelligence SME to support an Agency-level Advanced Cyber Analytics team.


  • Serves as SME, possessing in-depth knowledge on subjects relating to the conduct, activities, governance, business practices, or operation of DOE-IN networks
  • Provides extensive technical knowledge and analysis of exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective development and implementation of solutions; provides technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems
  • Works independently without supervision; possess understanding and has wide experience in the application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the required technical field, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Provides technical expertise in a particular area of IT (e.g., Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications, Network Systems Management, etc.)
  • Guides the completion of specific programs and projects relating to the subject matter; with no direction, provides expert support, analysis, and research into exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to the subject matter
  • Thinks independently and demonstrates exceptional written and oral communication skills; exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment
  • Develops, maintains, and automates metrics to assess operational Measure of Effective and Performance (MOE/MOP)
  • Develops concept papers, technical white papers, and related documentation detailing cyber security practices for implementation throughout DOE
  • Analyzes vulnerabilities with known exploits that do not have vendor-provided mitigation or remediation action
  • Conducts research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners to facilitate cyber SA and information sharing.

Required Qualification:

  • With a relevant bachelor’s degree, 15 years of relevant experience is required
  • Recognized expertise in leading efforts in information security, specifically with penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response or digital forensics
  • Recognized expertise in leading complex response activities with IT services department
  • Recognized expertise leading in an enterprise team setting
  • CISSP certification, or equivalent is required 
  • Active Top Secret Clearance is required 

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement
Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements - US CITIZENSHIP and TOP SECRET/SCI CLEARANCE REQUIRED.