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Jacobs Exploitation Analyst4 (CNO) - TS/SCI w/ Poly in Fort Meade, Maryland

Your Impact:

We are seeking advanced Exploitation Analysts (EAs) who have significant experience in CNO and understand rules/regulations that need to be followed or candidates that are regarded as extremely accomplished and advanced proficient in the computer networking arena. You will support core Intelligence Community (IC) missions through our Next Generation Analysts portfolio. As a cyber professional in the intelligence community, you will work as part of a team on the frontlines against our cyber adversaries.


  • Apply understanding of adversary networks, network defenses, and cyber network operational capabilities to develop exploitation plans and make operational adjustments as plans are executed

  • Be part of a team, working together with government, military, and contractor personnel to develop shared understandings of intelligence needs, mission relevance, and areas of expertise

  • Form hypotheses, critically assess and choose analysis techniques, then query, merge, enrich, evaluate, and pivot within data to attain and share insights

  • Distill, document, contextualize and share your findings, including any new tradecraft that you develop with teammates, stakeholders, and intelligence consumers


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Solid level 3 EAs- who have some relevant experience in CNO or candidates that have significant experience in advanced networking topics

  • Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development/analysis.

  • In addition, it may also include engineering hardware and/or software, programming, computer/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, systems engineering, and/or network and systems administration.

  • completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course) will be considered towards the relevant experience/education requirement (i.e., 24-week JCAC course will count as 6 months of experience).

  • In some cases, foreign language proficiency may also be used to satisfy experience requirements; recent Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) scores are required to substantiate your proficiency level.

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/Poly

Minimum Education:

Technical Degree (additional experience, military training, or certifications can be substituted for degree)

Minimum Years of Experience:

13yrs with and Associates Degree

11yrs with a Bachelor’s degree

9yrs with a Master’s degree

7yrs with a Doctorate degree


Education: Degree in Computer Science. Degree in related fields (e.g., Engineering, Mathematics) may be considered relevant if programs contain a concentration of courses in the following foundational CS areas: algorithms, computer architecture (not network architecture), programming methodologies and languages, data structures, logic and computation, and advanced mathematics (for example, calculus, discrete mathematics). Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (IS) degrees may be considered relevant if the programs contain the amount and type of coursework equivalent to a Computer Science (CS) major.


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