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SOFETOPS – Intelligence SME

SOFETOPS – Intelligence SME

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IDS believes in resolving conflict, building innovative approaches to do so. Combining operational expertise with an intimate understanding of today’s greatest challenges, we bring our customers the solutions required for success in a complex and multidimensional world. IDS tailors solutions for a diverse range of government, military, nonprofit, and public-sector clients.

Outstanding past performance built IDS’s reputation as the leading provider of support for multifaceted operations.

IDS International is looking for an Intelligence SME to support the Special Operations Forces Emerging Threat Operations and Planning (SOFETOPS) contract at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. The SOFETOPS contract will be in support of USSOCOM’s efforts to move beyond counter terrorism (CT) operations and focus on activities designed to deter emerging threats, build relationships with foreign militaries, counter WMD, field MISO capabilities, and potentially develop greater access to foreign militaries.  Operations may include, but not be limited to synchronizing the planning, coordination, deployment, and, when directed, the employment of special operations forces globally under the approval of Geographic Combatant Commanders, the services, and appropriate U.S. government agencies. This role is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides “day-to-day” multi-discipline analysis and planning support for Army Special Operations Forces (ARSOF), including Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.
  • Plans, organizes, and evaluates security and viability/effectiveness of highly sensitive and often highly classified programs including supporting sensitive activities and special access programs (SAPs). 
  • Reviews, analyzes, and coordinates unique Special Operations Mission areas in conjunction with USASOC, SOCOM, DoD, Federal and Intel Community organizations, tactics, policies, and processes. Researches, analyzes, reviews, and provides meaningful recommendations, including written products, when appropriate, to commands and senior leadership regarding intelligence, security, counterintelligence, and signature reduction issues.
  • Identifies, assesses, and provides recommendations for potential security vulnerabilities and reviews all pertinent security directives, regulations and instructions to ensure program compliance with Federal mandates.
  • Prepares future threat analysis assessments. Provides prompt and responsive customer support and subject matter expertise as required to ensure the accomplishment of the mission/task.
  • Ensures that detailed coordination for intelligence activities, sensitive activities and SAPs does not disclose USASOC intent, capabilities, or vulnerabilities, and prepares both written and verbal  briefs to selected officials.

Mastery knowledge of DoD, National Security, and Intelligence Community organizations, policies, legislation, and directives to plan and develop relationships and guidance for application of complex procedures and techniques to unique situations in Intelligence and signature reduction arenas.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of intelligence/IO experience in any DoD component or minimum 4 years IO, operations, policy, military planning or intelligence/CI experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years military or equivalent (GS/GG/Contractor) experience at the operational level: USASOC, HQ Staff or MACOM equivalent experience.
  • Mastery knowledge and experience in conducting intelligence operations in an international arena using diverse intelligence support structures and inter-agency cooperation. Includes: extensive knowledge/experience in counterintelligence, HUMINT, and security operations
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
  • Level I-SAP Experience.
  • Hold an active TS/SCI clearance.

Must be an effective communicator both verbally and in writing. Most positions require ability to work on a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time. Computer activities include reading, reviewing and analyzing information, as well as providing recommendations, summaries, and reports in written or verbal format. Additionally, positions require ability to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; as well as speak and hear.

Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.

If you are unable to apply through the portal and need to speak to someone about necessary accommodations to apply, please email accommodation@idsinternational.com and we will follow up with you. Do not submit resumes and applications through this email.

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