The Cadmus Group

  • Exercise Planner, Senior Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/3/2018 4:50 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Senior Analyst
  • Overview

    About Cadmus

    Governments, communities, and organizations across the United States face complex and expanding threats to their security. At Cadmus, our Homeland Security Sector provides clients with pragmatic solutions to their most important analytical and policy challenges. We bring together a team of outstanding professionals who have earned a reputation of responsive and client-focused support for a wide range of homeland security, emergency management, and counterterrorism agencies at all levels of government. Our team helps Cadmus clientele develop creative solutions that meet their organizational challenges, secure critical assets, and save lives.


    About the opportunity

    Our Homeland Security Sector’s Exercise Business Area is the market leader for developing high-impact crisis simulations and exercises across a variety of security and resilience challenges. We have developed, executed, and evaluated hundreds of crisis simulations and exercises from the local level through the federal cabinet, including the president of the United States. Our experts help government leaders and private organizations explore multifaceted challenges to the nation’s security ranging from environmental hazards, such as hurricanes and earthquakes, to improvised nuclear device threats and complex coordinated terrorist attacks.

    Cadmus offers a vibrant, collegial, and flexible work environment. We place a high value on learning and mastery, and we provide many opportunities to foster staff members’ professional growth. We pride ourselves on teamwork—everyone contributes to the firm’s success. In hiring, we look not only for talented individuals with specific skills, but also for people who will work well with colleagues across multiple teams and become integral and contributing members of our staff.


    Who we are looking for

    Cadmus’ Homeland Security Sector is growing and seeks experienced candidates at the Senior Analyst level to support upcoming exercise projects for its homeland security clients. Successful candidates will support the design, control, execution, and evaluation of homeland security exercise programs for both public sector and private industry clients.

    Senior Analysts work on project teams to successfully plan, coordinate, conduct, and evaluate exercise-related events for our clients. Senior Analysts are often responsible for leading and managing specific project tasks and should demonstrate excellent client relationship skills. They also perform research and analysis in support of the exercise planning process and are expected to lead the production of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation (HSEEP) exercise documentation, memoranda, briefings, and presentations. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to synthesize large amounts of information into a concise actionable summary.  Cadmus delivers exercises throughout the country, and some domestic travel is likely required for this position.


    • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in a national security, public policy, political science, emergency management, or homeland security field
    • Minimum of four (4) years of demonstrated professional experience in exercise or emergency management (Master’s Degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience)
    • Advanced proficiency in relevant software programs, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Demonstrated experience with HSEEP exercises
    • Willingness to be subjected to a security investigation and, if required, the ability to meet the eligibility requirements needed to gain access to classified information

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit the following:

    • Resume
    • Cover letter explaining interest and relevant qualification
    • Short writing sample demonstrating your ability to synthesize large amounts of information into a concise analysis (emergency management or homeland security topics preferred)

    Cadmus is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected group status.


    To learn more about Cadmus, visit our website



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