Principal Joint Operations Planner for Cyberspace - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Meade
United States


The National Security Group of SAIC is currently hiring a Joint Operations Planner for Cyberspace with an active TS/SCI or TS/SCI Polygraph to work onsite with our USCYBERCOM team in Ft. Meade, MD. The Cyber Joint Operations Planner will be responsible for supporting USCYBERCOM to facilitate allied and coalition deliberate planning. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating, facilitating, and performing Cyberspace operations staffing functions consistent with client requirements.
  • Performing research and analysis of national policy and DoD doctrine and providing recommendations on methods to enhance the coordination and deconfliction of Cyberspace operations with the client's partners, consistent with their requirements.
  • Coordinating planning efforts with higher, lower, adjacent, and multi-national headquarters and the interagency and liaison with other staff agencies and components to keep abreast of current operational and intelligence situations.
  • Advising the commander on any supported combatant commander’s (CCDR) plans and orders that relate to and may impact the AFCYBER mission.
  • Performing pre-event, on-site coordination, and post-event activities and develop Cyberspace operations topics for discussion during Cyberspace forums.
  • Perform, as necessary, intelligence research, analysis, and writing that supports, and is consistent with, the client's requirements.



  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to fuse disparate information into cogent analysis.
  • Experience with the Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP).
  • Experience with evaluating and developing Concepts of Operations (CONOPS).
  • Familiarity or experience with the Intelligence Community to determine and assess relevant reporting.
  • Familiarity or experience with the Joint Targeting Process.
  • Experience working with and coordinating plans with Combatant Commands and Service Headquarters.
  • Experience with service and joint exercises and/or wargames.


  • Active TS/SCI with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph