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CACI International Joint Counter-Unmanned Office (JCO) Liaison Officer (LNO) to USCENTCOM in Macdill Afb, Florida

Joint Counter-Unmanned Office (JCO) Liaison Officer (LNO) to USCENTCOM

Job Category: Intelligence

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI is seeking a Joint Counter Unmanned Office (JCO) Liaison Officer (LNO) to support our customer in CENTCOM CCJ3 in Tampa, Florida.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • LNO will surge support to emergent tasks in the newly created CCJ38-CUAS Cell

  • LNO will foster creative processes to conduct new organizational development to fulfill new customer demands

  • LNO will support all JCO events, working groups, planning meetings, and flag-level officer briefings in HQ-USCENTCOM

  • LNO will communicate all relevant hot topics occurring at the JCO back to the USCENTCOM staff

  • LNO will support system procurement and placement with relevant knowledgeable on all C-UAS systems employment and layered defense techniques and technical limitations

  • Continuously updates reoccurring briefing materials to keep current with emerging technological and operational updates

  • Coordinate with enterprise leads to ensure DOTMLPF-P integration is met on tight and emergent timelines

  • Establish and facilitate working groups on C2IE for entire CUAS enterprise

  • Ensure C-UAS related documents are updated as needed and propose refinement of document requirements in coordination with the USCENTCOM CCJ38-IAMD division and Command team

  • Write requisite JCO GENADMINs, provide inputs Night Orders, briefings, supporting documents using MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS EXCEL and other software platforms as needed

  • Follow CENTCOM Theater Campaign Plan and CENTCOM CUAS Operational Approach to develop procedures specified in CENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR)

  • Participate in assessment working groups for independent and cyclic CUAS Assessments utilizing prescribed evaluation methods and performing analysis of training effectiveness

  • Review and recommend concurrence or revisions of a variety of publications pertaining to C-UAS

  • Conduct administrative staffing with several planning tools on the integration of CUAS sensors and systems, both Government-owned and vendor recommended (based on the set of sensor requirements provided by the Government), to provide a layered defense for USCENTCOM Forces

  • Provide modular and scalable recommendations on the optimal sensor/system package for a given mission set or deployment location, based on Government-provided intelligence, operator inputs, site surveys, and their own expertise of the various available sensors

  • Understand and provide technical explanations for the USCENTCOM CUAS Branch after C-UAS events occur

  • Advise USCENTCOM Leadership on integration specifics of Army and Joint Service C-UAS Systems and UAV's


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have an active and transferrable DoD TS/SCI security clearance with current investigation at the required level. Must be able to maintain the required clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of relevant military experience in CUAS or EW

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Organizational//Industrial psychology, or relevant discipline (desired not required)

  • Minimum three (3) years of planning experience in a Component Command, Combatant Command or Joint Staff environment

  • Direct experience in C-UAS operations in an operational theater

  • Experience with Army Air Defense digital systems to include: AMDWS, FAAD C2, and ADSI

  • Familiar with Link-16 and associated equipment and processes

  • Ability to work with minimum oversight

  • Experience with the staffing of integrating CUAS with Air Defense systems and processes

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Products and use of the NIPR/SIPRNet/JWICS

  • Working knowledge of task development, task-based strategy development, and staffing at Battalion, Brigade levels, Combatant Command, and Office of Secretary of Defense

  • Ability for routine and/or extended travel periods with little to no notice as required

Applicants for positions which require a US government security clearance must meet eligibility requirements to include US citizenship.

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.