ISR OPERATIONS Subject Matter Expert - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon High Consequence Missions is seeking an ISR Operations SME. The SME provides support to the J31 JRB in providing ISR operations expertise on all matters pertaining to ISR capabilities supporting SOF worldwide. The SME also supports synchronization of worldwide SOF ISR operations and missions and monitors SOF ISR readiness and requirements in support of all Command task plans through the appropriate Component and HQ personnel.
Travel – Position will require CONUS and OCONUS travel.
“Applicants resumes must be tailored to answer position requirements”.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and communicate (via email, phone, VTC, conferences, workshops, etc.) with the appropriate agencies (e.g., Components, Services, Staff, COCOMs, Multi-National Partners) to ensure J31 JRB requirements are met and inputs are sent/received IAW with established timelines.
  • Provide advice on current ISR operations in support of SOF in each of the Geographic Combatant Command (GCC) areas of operations (CENTCOM, SOUTHCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM, PACOM, NORTHCOM).
  • Send and receive official messages (e.g., Automated Message Handling System, Logbook).
  • Input data, maintain, and update ISR requirements and sourcing of ISR in support of SOF as part of the rotational Global Force Management Allocation Plan (GFMAP) and emergent updates via Requests for Forces (RFFs) in Joint Capability Requirements Manager (JCRM) and associated software applications.
  • Assist in preparations and support for the J31 JRB roles and responsibilities as co-chair of the HQ USSOCOM ISR Council and related component/TSOC meetings/VTCs.
  • Assist in operational tasking related to Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) as well as tracking Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) UAS operations and inventories.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of professional network that improves coordination between USSOCOM, the GCC’s, TSOC’s, Components, Joint Staff and the Interagency related to ISR operations.

Required qualifications:
  • Position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • 12 years combined Joint, SOF, Interagency, and Regional experience working military operations to include special operations conducted in a joint, combined, and interagency environment
  • Knowledge of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations policies, Special Operations and conventional force command relationships and associated political environment.
  • Completed, one Joint Staff, combatant command, or multi-national staff tour
  • Graduate of a Joint Professional Military Education course, Intermediate Development Course or a Senior Professional Military Education Course
  • 5 years’ experience using communication skills, both written and oral, to include preparation of written products for senior leader (general officer/flag officer/senior executive service level) use and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • 3 years’ experience working with USSOCOM, subordinate organizations, DOD, and knowledge of each military U.S. military service’s roles and missions
Current DoD Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI access required

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.