Cyber Exercise Strategic Planner - REMOTE - Active Secret or Top Secret Clearance required

Clearance Level
Business Continuity
Arlington, the USA
Key Skills For Success


Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Strategic Planning

REQ#: RQ147867
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Cyber Exercise Program Strategic Planner to join our team in supporting CISA’s National Cyber Exercise Program. 


Support the National Cybersecurity Exercise Program (NCEP) efforts to enhance the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure.  This expanding program is part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Exercises sub-division responsible for developing, designing, conducting, and analyzing exercises and workshops at the state, federal, regional, private sector, and international level. This position will directly support the NCEP Branch Chief in developing the strategic plan for this growing program.  

Contract requires US Citizenship and secret clearance.


  • Support federal client in the development, maintenance, and delivery of NCEP Strategy and Plans 
  • Conduct complex analysis, evaluations, and investigations to understand organizational programs, systems, and processes. 

  • Review, advise on, and conducts complex analyses, evaluations, or investigations in support of organizational programs, systems, and processes, including areas where definitions, methods, and/or data are incomplete, controversial, or uncertain, or where boundaries of the studies are extremely broad and difficult to determine in advance. 

  • Provide expert analysis and advice on complex program issues based on current operations and changing program requirements. 

  • Support NCEP with planning and executing cyber exercises according to the DHS Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) principles. This may include identifying objectives, developing scenarios, designing exercise construct, supporting the exercise conduct, and after-action report development.


  • Proven experience in organization operational planning and strategy development. 
  • Organizational and leadership skills. 

  • Excellent communication skills are essential for this position as products will be used for a wide range of audiences through the agency, the department, and the federal government. 

  • Experience with exercise development, design, conduct, and analysis. 

  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude. 

  • Familiarity with Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine and its application. 

  • Expertise with Microsoft Office 365 applications; particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 

  • Attention to detail 

  • Customer service orientation, focus, and ability to multitask 

  • Strong and demonstratable teamwork abilities 

  • Flexible, self-motivated, and able to adapt to changing circumstances 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS and 8+ years of experience 

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.