Cyber Team Six’s Cyber Protection Deputy Team Lead

Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

CyberSponse is seeking a qualified professional to deputy lead for the Cybersecurity Protection Team [CPT] or “Cyber Team Six” in support of a Federal client’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Program by providing an incident response, remediation, forensics, proactive response and mentorship for the agency and its various partners and critical locations. The deputy team leader is responsible for analyzing needs, proposing recommendations, and communicating status in alignment with the direction and operations of the agency.

The Deputy Team Lead will work in concert with the Federal Leadership Team, Intra-agency Partner Groups and Project Management community to qualify and prioritize resource demand, support project delivery, and serve as a key touch point for customers. The Team leader will assist the Cyber Team Six Team Lead and is responsible for supporting the daily operations as well as tracking deliverables and due dates for multiple federal officials and the Team Lead.

The Deputy Team Leader will help support their superior to include establish, enhance, and sustain optimal practices, processes, and standards regarding program and project methodology and team performance.

To achieve this, the Deputy Team Leader must demonstrate relevant domain expertise of an Enterprise Cybersecurity Incident Response Team and successfully translate best practices into consistent standards, plans, procedures, and frameworks that can be re-used on multiple projects and broader change management initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop policy, program management plans and strategic documents
  • Develop senior level white papers and point papers
  • Manage a team of Sr. Cyber security professionals
  • Provide strategic guidance and counsel to senior management
  • Assist in recruitment, retention and culture development
  • Lead or facilitate major portions of large or medium projects/tasks, or provide sole support for small projects/tasks
  • Gathers facts through research, interviewing, surveys, etc. analyze the client’s business, draw conclusions, prepare final reports and gives presentations
  • Provide technical knowledge and analysis of information assurance, to include system engineering; risk management; system authorization, critical infrastructure continuity and contingency planning; security awareness and training
  • Familiar with statutes, regulations, and current OMB, NIST, and NSA guidance with respect to establishing and maintaining a Cybersecurity program
  • Effectively build strategic relationships with a broad group of stakeholders in order to foster trust and influence key decisions
  • Maintain integrity in all transactions; follows up and keeps promises; maintains ethical standards of clients
  • Effectively adapts to new requirements; comfortable with complexity, ambiguity and change
  • Ability to take large volumes of complex information and present it in a clear and concise manner to senior management


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and resourceful
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field). Post graduate work, such as project management certification, or master’s degree is preferred
  • 10 years directly related experience is required
  • Professional certifications CISSP [Required], PMP is a big plus

Additional Requirements

  • US Citizen (REQUIRED)
  • Ability to pass a Background Check – AND – Drug Test (REQUIRED)

Message from the CEO

“CyberSponse is a company built on trust, loyalty and honor. The management team truly cares about each team member of the Company and are very protective and selective of extending offers to new hires. We are all driven to maintain a culture that enables you to perform your best work, grow your professional and personal skills allowing you to fulfill your goals and career objectives. We are also confident you will also make some good friends along the way too. You will see that we care for and protect our team members, their families, their financial security, and determined to help each of our team improve their way of life. We believe that without loyalty a team or individual cannot be successful. We look forward to continuing our process to see if this is a good fit for both parties.” – Larry Johnson


If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to learn more, please contact CyberSponse Human Resources, with a current resume and cover letter at

About CyberSponse

CyberSponse provides an enterprise-grade secure platform using innovative technology to increase response efficiency with cyber security tools, as well as management of response team’s daily activities. CyberSponse’s Automation platform incorporates a proprietary embedded collaboration technology designed to create, test and manage efficient response automated plans. The CyberSponse platform is the only solution of its kind in the market, operating with enterprise customers and on a very fast growth trajectory. Our vision is to make the solution easy to use and by integrating legacy technology systems together through our robust API connectivity ensures it is not just another cyber security but the central nervous system of the entire network.