Cyber Strategy and Policy SME

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Date: Jun 13, 2024

Location: Washington, DC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 282319 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Cyber Strategy and Policy SME to join our team in Washington, District of Columbia (US-DC), United States (US).

Job Summary: 

Cyber Strategy Support to the Client Front Office – Individual shall provide Client Executive Management advice and support in the area of program strategy and execution. This will generally include, but is not limited to, the below listed elements. In response to a requested study topic, the individual shall deliver a written product containing background research, current state of relevant Client and other-agency programs/efforts, stakeholder perspectives, mission and resource implications, analysis of alternatives, and recommendations. Individual shall be prepared to verbally present each study effort to Client executive management.

  • Alignment with guiding national policies and strategies;
  • Interaction with other relevant department or agency strategies and approaches;
  • Consideration of the Cyber Program’s role vis-à-vis other Client investigative programs; and,
  • Need for organizational and systems approaches to execute the strategy; and
  • Means of measuring (i.e., performance metrics) and monitoring (i.e., periodic program reviews) effectiveness.

Support to the Cyber Policy Team – The individual shall provide consulting and professional support to the Cyber Policy Team on matters of internal Client policies and processes, interagency policymaking, and legislative proposals.
Internal policy – As assigned, the individual shall evaluate the sufficiency of Client internal Cyber Program policy and alignment with relevant national policies and strategies. The individual may recommend adjusting existing Cyber Program policy, or enacting new policy.

  • Interagency policy – As assigned, the individual shall assist in preparing Client representatives to National Security Council-hosted (and other) policy meetings. This support will include vetting invitations, reviewing read-ahead materials, considering historical developments, proposing Client positions and messaging points, developing prep materials, pre-briefing the attendee(s), occasionally attending, debriefing, and recordkeeping.
  • Legislative affairs – As assigned, the individual shall evaluate legislative proposals, testimony/questions-for-the-record from other agency witnesses, congressionally mandated reports, and other relevant items being routed through the Legislative Referral Memoranda (LRM) process or internal Client routing mechanisms for impact on the Client’s cyber mission. The individual shall provide analysis and recommendations verbally or in writing, as deadlines permit.


Mission-Driven Initiatives – The individual shall assist with short-duration special projects as directed by the Client front office, with context and knowledge of how these fit into the broader Client Cyber Program strategy. Such surge efforts might involve discrete issues of program strategy and execution, such as evaluating the risks and opportunities of potential courses of action (reputational, mission, financial, technical, and/or legal/policy), and analysis in support of acquisition.

  • Deliverables under this contract will vary. The individual shall be prepared to provide oral, written, and/or graphical work product, depending upon the nature of the assignment. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Organizational transition and business operations (with an emphasis on digital applications).
  • Big Data analytics and supporting business practices.
  • Interagency cyber operations and supporting business practices.
  • Internet governance and interagency cyber policy.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Experience collecting, tracking, and managing requirements.
  • Experience overseeing design, development, and implementation of enterprise strategy.
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community methods and data.
  • Knowledge of current information and data processing technology and technology trends.
  • Knowledge of issues concerning Enterprise Architecture development.
  • Experience documenting and editing functional and business specifications.
  • Ability to identify, translate, track, and implement stakeholder requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in strategic planning and organization change management.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance/SCI w/CI Polygraph required.



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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