Cyber Network Operations Planner - G33 - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Meade
United States



This candidate will support MARFORCYBER by assessing Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO), Current Operations, maintain a level of responsibility specific to technical computer network defense (CND) functions in support of the Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command (MARFORCYBER).  The DCO Network Operations Planner makes recommendations and provides guidance on organization-wide system improvements, optimization or maintenance efforts in the following specialties: information systems architecture; networking; telecommunications; automation; communications protocols; risk management/electronic analysis; software; lifecycle management; software development methodologies; and modeling & simulation. Draft or edits Operational Plans (OPLANs), Operational Orders (OPORDs) Fragmentary Orders (FRAGOs), participate in Joint Planning Groups and Teams (OPG/OPT) developing and integrating cyber capabilities into plans, action officers with planning and research and analysis on national and DoD cyberspace policy, analysis of cyberspace events and operations, provide specialized expertise in such areas as Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Collection and Analysis, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), All- Source Intelligence Analysis and Production, Intelligence Collection Management, and Exercise Planning.


Daily activities include:

  • Provides input to briefings, transitioning concepts to execution and assisting in the coordination of joint operational planning in support of training, combat, and contingency operations.

  • Provides input for the development of cyberspace Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs), Concepts of Operation (CONOPS), Courses of Action (COAs), and other related documents.

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

  • Contributes to the development of exercise scenarios, exercise operational plans, and other required documentation.

  • Conducts research of current and emerging threats to U.S. critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR).

  • Must have extensive DCO experience.

  • Knowledge and experience identifying security issues and risks.

  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services.

  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends. 


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.



  • Nine (9)+ years of experience in Cyberspace Network Operations, Planning, military planning

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or Information Technology

  • Understanding of CNO strategy

  • DoD 8140/8570 IAM Level III Certification (GSLC, CISM, CISSP) 



  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, or Information Technology

  • Ability to develop briefing materials, administrative, and logistics support

  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office 



  • Must currently possess or be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Poly security clearance