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SME Operations Research Analyst

5 Year

The employer's lack of disclosure of salary means that you can negotiate based on the company's employee retention rates and turnover rate. This job is located in Arlington, but it can be done remotely from anywhere with an internet connection. September 18, 2023 was when the job opportunity for SME Operations Research Analyst was released, and it will end on October 18, 2023. To apply for this job, you need to have at least 60 months of work experience in the same field. TekSynap has full time work opportunities available. This work can be done either remotely or physically at Arlington, Virginia, Arlington, Virginia, depending on your choice.

Employer: TekSynap
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Function: Analyst, Research
Industry: Technology and Software
Hours: Full Time
Top Workplaces: Top Workplace

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Provide cybersecurity subject matter expertise on a variety of topics in support of Sector Management activities and programs.
  • This would include research on cybersecurity issues and threats, development of white papers on cybersecurity related topics, and support on sector-specific cybersecurity issues.
  • Conduct background research and analysis in support of activities across the Sector Management Branch and develop informational products for internal and external stakeholders in the form of fact sheets, reports, memos, and recommendations.
  • Provide 508-compliance knowledge and expertise for public posting of materials on government web sites in support of products related to the critical infrastructure sectors under the responsibility of the Sector Management Branch.

  • US Citizen - must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • Secret Clearance
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Strong writing and reading skills
  • Experience working with stakeholders
  • Working in groups to complete tasks with a deadline


We are seeking a SME Operations Research Analyst to join our team supporting a DHS contract in Arlington, VA.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) mission is to lead the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure. CISA includes the CISA Management and Business Service Offices and four Divisions: the Cybersecurity Division (CD), the Emergency Communications Division (ECD), the Infrastructure Security Division (ISD), the Integrated Operations Division (IOD), the Stakeholder Engagement Division (SED), as well as, the National Risk Management Center (NRMC), which are headquartered with the National Capital Region (NCR).

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Arlington, VA - telework may be available
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low - Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


US Citizen

Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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