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SOFETOPS – Intelligence IJSTO SME

SOFETOPS – Intelligence IJSTO 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 Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO) 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 Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO) planning support to Information Warfare (IW). Provides expert mission analysis, analytic problem solving, and assessment of STO. Interfaces with inter-agency and intelligence community.
  • Utilizes knowledge of, and ability, to develop innovative concepts to counter adversarial use of information in the Cyber and Electromagnetic Spectrum; and significant considerations that affect operational and tactical planning, security, accreditation, and risk assessment.
  • Provides planning and targeting support to integrate and synchronize STO and exercises.
  • Develops operational plans/annexes and innovative solutions to complex problem sets and coordinates approval with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provides technical expertise, support, and management on the implementation of STO-related programs, projects, and capabilities.  Interfaces, coordinates, and leverages ongoing research and development efforts across Government, industry, and academia.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ of experience in the information warfare field.
  • Prior SOF government contractor or military experience.
  • BS/BA (or the equivalent) in a technical field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO) and/or Special Access Programs (SAP) experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Intelligence Community (IC) experience.
  • Graduate of the STO Planners Course.
  • Hold an active TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in a relevant field.
  • At least seven (7) years Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO) and/or Special Access Programs (SAP) experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of NRO experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of Intelligence Community (IC) experience,
  • Project management experience.

IDS’s competitive benefit package starts you off out on the right foot. Eligibility begins day one.

  • Health and Well-being - 100% of employee medical and other insurance premiums are paid by IDS.
  • Financial Future – 401(k) with an industry leading match and no waiting period. You are fully vested in all contributions from the start.
  • Paid Leave - Generous time off accruals for you to take paid leave, totaling five weeks.
  • Professional Development – networking opportunities, informal mentoring, education reimbursement and access to thousands of online professional development resources.
  • Casual, fun, and supportive work environment with all the tools and amenities you need to thrive.

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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