Be part of a planning team dedicated to keeping America safe at home and abroad. The rapidly changing and dynamic challenges facing our U.S. government customers will inspire your ingenuity, creativity, and challenge you to achieve more than you thought possible. Transition your operational experience into planning, supporting, training, and advising operational maneuver elements.
IO Planners are expected to provide expert mission analysis, analytic problem solving, and assessment of information operations (IO); creative use of information systems and information related capabilities (IRC); integration with inter-agency and intelligence community (IC); knowledge of and ability to develop innovative concepts to counter adversarial use of information in the Cyber and Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS); and significant or key cultural considerations that affect operational and tactical planning, security, accreditation, risk assessment(s).
The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to review, analyze, and operationalize tactical and operational-level IO-related directives in support of maneuver elements. IO subject matter experts (SME) will provide counsel, guidance, and aid in applying technical skills to operational and tactical planning/execution, identifying and tracking measures of performance (MOP) thru attainment of measures of effectiveness (MOE).
A strong candidate will have technical knowledge or understanding of:
- SOF planning processes; MDMP, Army/Joint Targeting, IPB, Intelligence cycle, COG analysis, JOPP, and MCPP processes
- How to integrate IO related capabilities with the above
- Army/Joint Targeting, IPB, and COG analysis process
Be familiar with, certified in, or have applicable operational/field time experience in:
- SIGINT related activities
- Tactical Electronic Warfare (EW)
- Military Deception (MILDEC)
- Operations Security (OPSEC)
Additionally, be able to apply the same (above) to aid and assist with:
- Cyberspace Operations
- Military Information Support Operations (MISO) - (formerly Psychological Operations - PSYOPs)
Ability to work effectively within a task organized working group and expertise with planning, integrating, and coordinating with inter-agency and intelligence community entities.
Recruiting Point of Contact: Brandon Gassaway: Brandon.Gassaway@jacobs.com
Qualifications Required Skills:
Bachelor's Degree and at least 8 years of experience with the following: - Army/Joint Targeting, IPB, and COG analysis process as well as a general understanding of Army Training doctrine and procedures.
- Coordinating with inter-agency and intelligence community and to work effectively within a task organized "working group".
- Organization of tactical and operational staffs.
- Deployed IO experience. - Willing to deploy to hostile, or austere, environments or in response to contingency requirements as a member of a Field Support Team supporting military operations for short periods of 4-6 months.
- Experience with integrating, coordinating, and synchronizing adjacent and supporting operations, as well as developing support for related capabilities and their activities.
- Highly desired is a candidate with knowledge in JOPP, MDMP, and MCPP planning and targeting processes and expertise in developing and accessing tactical and operational level IO plans and orders.
Highly preferred that candidate has successfully developed, implemented, and assessed IO plans.
Degree: - Bachelor's degree
Clearance: This position requires an Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI). Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.
Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.