What you’ll be doing...

As a Cyberspace Joint Operations Planner III, you will 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. In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing 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
  • Providing 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
  • Developing and integration of cyberspace capabilities into deliberate, contingency, operation, and crisis action planning
  • Providing 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
  • Providing input to address shortfalls, prioritize and validate requirements, and be prepared to modify development planning efforts based on the changing cyberspace environment
  • Contribution to the development of exercise scenarios, exercise operational plans, and other required documentation to support planning and execution to accomplish USCYBERCOM exercise training priorities
  • Conducting research of current and emerging threats to U.S. Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR)
  • Participation in Joint Planning Groups (JPGs), and Operational Planning Groups/Teams (OPG/OPTs)
  • Leading and acting as a full participant in JPGs and OPG/OPT developing and integrating cyber capabilities into plans, and in support of Combatant Commander planning efforts
  • Coordination of cyberspace operations planning activities through the IJSTO to include Evaluation Request and Response Messages, SAP procedures, and the RAPCO
  • Thinking independently and serving as an advanced 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
  • Establishing joint operation planning objectives in support of combat and contingency operations without supervision
  • Independently coordinating the development of cyberspace operations plans, contingency plans, CONOPs, and orders
  • Providing extensive technical expertise; leads, and participates in all phases and steps of the JOPP and APEX activities

What we’re looking for...

  • Minimum 10 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 or 5 year's related experience.
  • Minimum specialized education in military joint operation planning through the JPME II. (The JIOPC, or other similar military operation planning courses, may be substituted for JPME II)
  • Demonstratedhigh attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated excellent communications skills; written and verbal
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Planning experience may be reduced by four years of planning experience may be substituted with completion of an advanced Service planner school (SAMS, SAASS, JAWS, etc.)
  • Current TS/SCI with CI poly
  • Must have a DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IASAE Level II Certification OR higher.

Even better if you have:

  • Advanced Degree
  • Experience with US Cyber Command

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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