Cyber Exercise Planner

58 - Exercise Programs & Support · Reston, Virginia
Department 58 - Exercise Programs & Support
Employment Type FT- Exempt
Minimum Experience Experienced

BACKGROUND

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), is a 501(c)(6), not-for-profit entity, the only global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services. Serving financial institutions and in turn their customers, the organization leverages its intelligence platform, resiliency resources and a trusted peer-to-peer network of experts to anticipate, mitigate and respond to cyber threats. FS-ISAC is headquartered in the US, with offices in the UK and Singapore.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cyber Exercise Planner is a mid-level position reporting to the Director of Exercise Programs and is focused on supporting FS-ISAC’s technical cybersecurity exercise and training programs and efforts. This position will interact and work with partner organizations and vendors, provide technical expertise and quality control, and assist with and/or lead technical content development for FS-ISAC’s exercise and training initiatives. In addition, this position will help develop cybersecurity-focused programs and content for the benefit of FS-ISAC members and member organizations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop cyber-related training and skills development programs, including cyber ranges
  • Conduct market research and vendor/partner due diligence
  • Develop, negotiate, recommend, and run business pilots
  • Stay informed of cyber related training and exercise events for sector
  • Stay informed of cyber related training and exercise vendors and solution providers
  • Participate in relevant FS-ISAC member meetings and events
  • Network with relevant peers in sector associations and trade groups
  • Participate in relevant Sector events to build ISAC brand and promote offerings
  • Contribute and support marketing as needed.
  • Use survey software to develop, execute and analyze participant surveys.
  • Work across the organization to communicate details of events and trainings.
  • Project work as assigned.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Technical understanding of cybersecurity events, training and exercises.
  • Intermediate business speaking and writing skills to respond to member inquiries.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enjoys working with teams and members.
  • Self-starter with attention to detail and quality – delivering on-brand products.
  • Ability to work from home with internet access.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • College degree or 5+ years documented work experience.
  • Experience supporting technical exercises (cyber-range).
  • Network defender and/or information security experience.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position reports into Reston, VA headquarters. Currently, due to COVID-19, position will require a work from home location, which must be in a home location and not in a public setting. When the Reston office opens post-pandemic, this position will be seated in that office. The candidate must be able to meet the physical demands of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 FS-ISAC has reviewed this position description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. 


All employees must be authorized to work in the United States. FS-ISAC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, FS-ISAC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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  • Location
    Reston, Virginia
  • Department
    58 - Exercise Programs & Support
  • Employment Type
    FT- Exempt
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced