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CACI International Cyberspace Joint Operations Planner II in Fort Meade, Maryland

Cyberspace Joint Operations Planner II

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI has an exciting opportunity to join a newly created team in support of USCYBERCOM in the Ft. Meade, MD area! CACI is currently looking for Cyberspace Joint Operation Planners to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Joint Operation Center (JOC), J337 & J39. This program provides mission-critical support to Cyberspace operations, deconfliction, and planning activities through collaboration with existing federal cyber centers, create synergies that do not currently exist, centralize command and control of cyberspace operations, and synchronize warfighting effects to defend the information security environment. Our team will assist USCYBERCOM with improving the DoD’s capabilities for its Information Networks (“the DODIN”) and ensuring resilient, reliable information and communication networks, providing support to Combatant Commanders across the globe, strengthening the nation’s ability to withstand and counter cyberspace threats, ensuring access to cyberspace, and responding to cyber-attacks. Some of these positions require shift work to support 24x7x365 operations.

What You’ll Get to Do

  • Acts as a full participant and provides substantive contributions to JPGs and OPG/OPTs developing and integrating cyber capabilities into plans, and in support of Combatant Commander planning efforts

  • Fully participates and provides substantive contributions to cyberspace operations planning activities coordination through the IJSTO to include Evaluation Request and Response Messages, SAP procedures, and the RAPCO

  • Serves as a technical expert of all planning methodologies and applications in all phases of military operations, providing analytical expertise and expert knowledge of operational design, Joint Operation Planning, and APEX

  • Conducts joint operation planning in support of combat and contingency operations without supervision

  • Provides technical expertise and participates in all phases and steps of the JOPP and APEX activities

  • Provides significant contribution to the development of cyberspace operations plans, contingency plans, CONOPs, and orders

More About the Role

Our Cyberspace Joint Operations Planners:

  • Monitor and review strategies, doctrine, policies, directives, and instructions from higher echelon headquarters and makes recommendations to ensure compliance and/or consideration in planning efforts

  • Develop 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

  • Provide 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

  • Develop and integrate cyberspace capabilities into deliberate, contingency, operation, and crisis action planning

  • Provide 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

  • Provide input to address shortfalls, prioritize and validate requirements, and be prepared to modify development planning efforts based on the changing cyberspace environment

  • Contribute to the development of exercise scenarios, exercise operational plans, and other required documentation to support planning and execution to accomplish USCYBERCOM exercise training priorities

  • Conduct research of current and emerging threats to U.S. Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR)

  • Participate in Joint Planning Groups (JPGs), and Operational Planning Groups/Teams (OPG/OPTs)

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Minimum five years of experience as a Joint Operation Planner and a complete working knowledge of the JOPP, JOPES, and APEX planning formats and guidance

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum specialized education in military joint operation planning through the Joint Professional Military Education Phase II (JPME II) from a CJCS accredited joint education program listed in CJCSI 1800.01E. The JIOPC, or other similar military operation planning courses, may be substituted for JPME II. Four years of planning experience may be substituted with completion of an advanced Service planner school (School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS), Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS), etc.).

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph required

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification

  • Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Enjoy working in a multifunctional technical environment, sharing and collaborating with team members.

  • Must be customer and detail oriented and possess good decision-making ability.

  • Critical Thinking & strong writing skills

  • Experience executing Operational procedures and maintaining documents

  • Operationally curious and ability to pursue situational understanding

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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