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Level I Cyberspace Joint Operation Planner in Ft Meade at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Performs complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program.

1. Performs administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program.

2. Assists in developing plans, including budgets and schedules, and monitoring tasks, to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned program.

3. Assists senior personnel in establishing and defining program requirements.

4. Monitors progress of program requirements.

5. Interacts regularly with customers and other industry representatives to ensure conformance to customer requirements.

6. May assist in business development activities.

7. Participates in special projects as required.

Contract requires:

• Monitors and reviews strategies, doctrine, policies, directives, and instructions from higher echelon headquarters and makes recommendations to ensure compliance and/or consideration in planning efforts
• Develops plans and orders through the application of operational art and operational design, and by using the JOPP, within the milestones, deliverables, and interaction points for plans developed using Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) activities
• Provides input to briefings, transitioning concepts to execution, and assisting in the coordination of joint operational planning in support of training, exercises, combat, and contingency plans and operations
• Develops and integrates cyberspace capabilities into deliberate, contingency, operation, and crisis action planning
• Provides input for the development of TTPs, CONOPs, COAs, and other related documents related to OCO, DCO, and the securing, operating, and defending of the DODIN
• Provides input to address shortfalls, prioritize and validate requirements, and be prepared to modify development planning efforts based on the changing cyberspace environment
• Contributes to the development of exercise scenarios, exercise operational plans, and other required documentation to support planning and execution to accomplish exercise training priorities
• Conducts research of current and emerging threats to U.S. Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR)
• Participates in Joint Planning Groups (JPGs), and Operational Planning Groups/Teams (OPG/OPTs)

• Acts a full participant and provides technical assistance to JPG and, OPG/OPTs developing and integrating cyber capabilities into plans, and in support of Combatant Commander planning efforts
• Knowledgeable of cyberspace operations planning activities coordination through the Integrated
Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO), to include Evaluation Request and Response Messages, SAP procedures, and the Review and Approval Process for Cyberspace Operations (RAPCO)
• Exhibits an understanding of operational design, joint operation planning, and APEX
• Possesses a complete understanding of all planning methodologies and applications in all phases of military operations
• Assists with the coordination of joint operation planning in support of combat and contingency operations
• Knowledgeable of and participates in all phases and steps of the JOPP and APEX activities
• Expert in at least one of customer’s Lines of Operation to secure, operate, and defend the DODIN, plan and conduct DCO, and plan and conduct OCO when authorized
• Able to support the development of cyberspace operations plans, contingency plans, CONOPs, and orders

Job Requirements

0-2 years of related finance or business analysis experience.

Contract requires:

• Minimum two years of experience as a Joint Operation Planner and a complete working knowledge of the JOPP, Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), and APEX planning formats and guidance
• Minimum specialized education in military joint operation planning through the Joint Professional Military Education Phase I (JPME I). The Joint Information Officer Planning Course (JIOPC), or other similar military operational planning courses, may be substituted for JPME I.
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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