Security Cooperation Integrator, Senior

Key Role:

Plan, coordinate, resource, and execute partner nation capacity building objectives, activities and investments related to explosive ordnance disposal, counter-improvised explosive device, counter small unmanned aircraft system, and biometrics and forensics disciplines. Integrate and leverage Joint, inter-agency, intergovernmental and multinational partners to complement and advance security cooperation activities and interoperability.  Plan and facilitate partner nation engagements from strategic to tactical level, including key leader meetings, subject matter expert exchanges and combined exercises under a Combatant Command's Theater Campaign Plan security framework. Advise team and clients on overcoming cultural and language barriers, strengthening relationships, and facilitating long-term continuity when working with host nation military, government officials, and non-governmental entities to achieve mutual goals. Develop security cooperation plans based on current threat environments and JIIM capabilities. This position requires the ability to travel to partner nations and other locations within the region's Area of Responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in working with DoD security cooperation or DoD security assistance communities
  • 5 years of experience in leading DoD planning or supporting operations, strategy, and policy with Service, Joint, non-DoD organizations, or foreign nations
  • Ability to communicate with General Officers, Flag Officers, or Senior Executives through formal presentations and impromptu office calls
  • Ability to lead the development of strategic objectives and supporting implementation plans, policy, and procedures
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, work independently and as part of a team, analyze complex data, and prioritize tasks to track progress and outcomes through a performance monitoring plan
  • Ability to execute international travel up to 25% of time
  • Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with conducting Foreign Area Officer (FAO) or Security Cooperation Officer (SCO) duties
  • Experience with developing capacity building programs, including NDAA Section 333
  • Experience in working with JIIM partners
  • Experience at a Geographic Combatant Command or service component command headquarters
  • Experience with the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) and scenario development
  • Knowledge of federal regulations related to security cooperation preferred
  • Knowledge of grant writing, budget forecast, tracking, and execution
  • Knowledge of Security Cooperation Planning tools, including SOCIUM, OHASIS, or G-TSCMIS
  • Ability to show expertise in one or more Indo-Pacific languages
  • MA or MS degree in International Relations or Foreign Policy
  • Defense Institute for Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) Certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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