Cyberspace Exercise Planner

Key Role:

Apply a broad comprehension of how to organize diverse groups to build a shared understanding of complex challenges and facilitate collective problem solving, analysis, and implementation of new solutions and best practices. Develop exercise plans and directives through the application of operational art and operational design, and by using the Joint Planning Process JPP through the Joint Exercise Life cycle JELC. Provide input to briefings, transition concepts to execution and assist with the coordination of Joint operational planning in support of training and exercises. Provide input to address shortfalls, prioritize and validate requirements, modify planning efforts based on the changing Cyberspace environment. Monitor and review strategies, doctrine, policies, directives, and instructions related to education and training of the Joint Cyberspace Operations Force from higher echelon headquarters and make recommendations to ensure compliance and consideration in planning efforts and directed wargames, as required. Contribute to data analysis to design relevant, accurate, and realistic exercise materials that result in improved organizational mission performance. Participate in the Joint Exercise Control Group JECG and Command response cells replicating staff processes and products of the Joint Staff and Combatant Command Headquarters. 

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with JPP, JOPES, and APEX planning formats and guidance as a Joint Operations Planner

-Experience with leading or materially contributing to the design, planning, organizing, and executing of Combatant Command or Service-Component level Command Post Exercises, Staff -Exercises, or Field Training Exercises

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with briefing and delivering training to senior military and civilian leaders

-Experience with exercise planning at the Service Component or Combatant Command level

-Experience with project management processes and principles

-Knowledge of the Joint Training Program JTP and Joint Exercise Life Cycle JELC doctrine and processes

-Advanced Service planner Certification, including SAMS, SAASS, or JAWS Graduate

Clearance:

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

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