Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

J39-SAB Senior Information Operations Planner: Raytheon High Consequence Mission is seeking J39-Special Activities Branch (SAB) Information Operations Planner(s) to provide support that complements the USSOCOM strategic information operations (IO) planning process, to include participation in analytical meetings, conferences, working groups, technical exchange meetings, and organizational and interagency meetings. These functions incorporate frequent interaction with the USSOCOM staff, the Joint Staff (JS), Services, combatant commands (COCOMs), and interagency departments and agencies.

Travel – Position will require CONUS and OCONUS travel.
“Applicants resumes must be tailored to answer position requirements.”

Tasks include:

Prepare, write, and deliver draft IO plans and orders relevant to the USSOCOM global mission

Prepare and present comprehensive draft briefings, author information and/or research papers

Establish and maintain liaison contacts within USSOCOM and and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)

Coordinate staff actions to enable collaboration between the OSD, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I)), and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict (ASD(SO/LIC)), JS, and the intelligence community (IC) to ensure integration between HQ USSOCOM and external stakeholders.

Facilitate, coordinate, and support the planning, development and rehearsal of strategic-level operations

Develop, synchronize, and deconflict strategic-level IO planning and operations; coordinate with other COCOMs, JS, and other agencies conducting strategic IO; create and manage all phases of classified strategic operations, to include measures of performance and measures of effectiveness.

Provide review of drafts of technical data, documentation and related information.

Develop and refine processes and formats for researching, and establishing and documenting USSOCOM positions on strategic IO activities for presentation to senior management.

Facilitate, participate, support and attend meetings, build briefings, report results, and assist with follow-up on J39-SAB actions items closure.


  • Master’s Degree in any field, with a minimum of 15 years of military/DOD experience
  • Senior level education (e.g., senior service college, Fellowship, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS), School of AdvancedMilitaryStudies (SAMS), Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS)
  • Previous planning experience with Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO)/special access plans (SAPs)
  • Completed at least one JS, COCOM, TSOC, or multi-national staff tour
  • One strategic IO assignment on the Joint Staff, COCOM, TSOC, or multi-national staff
  • 10 years of experience as an information operations (IO) practitioner
  • 5 years of experience with strategic and/or operational IO planning, planning processes, and operational design at the COCOM and/or regional theater command, or JS level
  • Possess a current Top Secret clearance with access to sensitive compartmented information


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.