Cyber Operations Planner L2

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Full Time USD 110K - 140K

First Information Technology Services

Designing Information Security Solutions with You in Mind.

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First Information Technology Services (FITS) has been providing Information Security, Cloud Computing Security, and IT consulting services since 2000. FITS consultants perform comprehensive assessments from beginning to end to produce meaningful, actionable reports that fit within an organization's comprehensive risk strategy.  

Location: Arlington, VA

Category: Cyber Operations Consultant 

Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

Travel Required: No

Shift: Day

Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%

Clearance: Top Secret/SCI


FITS is seeking a Cyber Operations Planner L2 to provide services on a contract supporting DHS CISA Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC).

This is a full-time salaried position with compensation based on experience and overall strength of the candidate.

The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving and communications skills as well as previous work history supporting the development of detailed plans for the conduct or support of the applicable range of cyber operations through collaboration with other planners, operators and/or analysts.

This position requires a positive attitude, strong organizational skills, a drive to focus and produce results, and the ability to lead a team to meet objectives and foster strong customer relationships in a complex environment.

The Cyber Operations Planner will perform among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.  On this contract, our team will support the U.S. Government agency across the following activities:

  1. Facilitate across federal departments and agencies and the private sector plans for cyber defense operations.
  2. Enable information sharing, coordination, and creation of pre-positioned resources and playbooks necessary to streamline coordinated protection, detection and/or response activities in lockstep with the federal government, private sector, and state/local/tribal/territorial (SLTT).
  3. Collaborate the development of additional plans for offensive and intelligence activities in support of cyber defense operations, bringing federal civilian and defense agencies together with the private sector to collaborate on intelligence development and defensive measures.


  • Clearance: Top Secret / SCI
  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited academic institution in a relevant field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience providing similar services in similar projects.
  • Preferred: Experience working in IT and cybersecurity environments in U.S. Government agencies or critical infrastructure entities.

Core Duties:

  • Support cyber operations planning activities, including preparation of functional and specific support plans, preparing, and managing correspondence, and staffing procedures.
  • Apply analytical methods typically employed to support planning and to justify recommended strategies and courses of action.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive cyber operations assessment programs for assessing and validating operational performance characteristics.
  • Synchronize operational assessment procedures with the critical information requirement process.


Free parking is also provided on this contract. 



Pay Range $110,000 - $140,000

The FITS pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data,  or other law.

First Information Technology Services, Inc. believes that a well-rounded compensation package helps teams members thrive in their work and home life. FITS proudly invests in benefits for its employees, covering 100% of health, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their dependents (including domestic partners), paid time off, holidays, matching 401(K), short/long term disability, and parental leave. FITS also provides up to $5,000 annually for professional development, including reimbursement of job-related training classes, seminars, tuition, and certification expenses. 

FITS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. FITS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at FITS are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, age, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. 

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Tags: CISA Clearance Cloud Cyber defense Strategy Top Secret TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Health care Parental leave

Region: North America
Country: United States
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