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Intelligence Planner Intelligence Plans Integration Senior-Level SIA3024


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

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We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Fort Meade, MD

Job Description

Intelligence Planner Intelligence Plans Integration Senior-Level:

Employs intelligence expertise and knowledge to assist in the integration of Defense and National intelligence support capabilities, including collection, analytic and targeting activities, into overarching operational planning functions and efforts across the DoD. Mission areas for  Intelligence Planner assistance include, but not limited to, development of campaign plans, deliberate planning, crisis management, and time sensitive planning in accordance with the Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES). Additionally, planners assist with red  teaming, and intelligence operations feasibility assessments within the planning process


  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the concepts involved in the specific functions outlined in the specified labor category description.

  • Demonstrates ability to use logic and systematic approaches to gather, evaluate, and synthesize multiple sources of information.

  • Demonstrates ability to work semi-independently with oversight and direction.

  • Demonstrates ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information.

  • Demonstrates ability interpreting analysis to include, but is not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications.

  • Demonstrates ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments.

  • Demonstrates ability to produce timely, logical, and concise analytic reports, documents, assessments, studies, and briefing materials in formats including Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), electronic / soft copy matrices and / or web-enabled formats.

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally, with strong grammar skills.

  • Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office tools.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop structured research including, but not limited to, obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols.

  • Demonstrates ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.

  • Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.

  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.

  • Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.

  • Knowledgeable of and demonstrates ability to apply IC and DoD classification guidelines and procedures.

  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced.

  • Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.

  • Provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. Uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.

  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Provides support in the conduct of Cyberspace Intelligence planning activities in support of  USCYBERCOM missions and recommend efficient use of resources throughout all planning  efforts.  

  • Reviews and reports on Strategic Guidance applicable to cyberspace intelligence operations.

  • Coordinates production of National Intelligence Support Plans (NISP), Annex B, and Functional  Support Plans.  

  • Assesses Intelligence Planning and recommends production adjustments as necessary.  Ensures intelligence planning activities are integrated and synchronized with J3, J5 and J7 battle  rhythms as well as the planning of Cyberspace Intelligence Operations.  

  • Assists the government personnel focal points to the Joint Planning Group (JPG) and/or  Operational Planning Team (OPT) for all intelligence support activities and able to communicate  feedback to the J2/JIOC matrix team.  

  • Develops, manages, and coordinates an intelligence task list that identifies intelligence support  products and designates divisions within the J2 responsible for completion.

  • Identifies, coordinates, and deconflicts deadlines and overall scope for intelligence production  requests (PR) and services.  

  • Coordinates and articulates requirements for JIPOE and other products that support planning.  Coordinates production of Functional Support Plans (FSP) (when required). 

  • Provides a full range of policy and strategy support to assist the Intelligence Directorates’ policy  and strategy professionals).  Participates in Intelligence Planning Steering Groups (IPSG) to determine scope and level of  intelligence planning support.  

  • Integrates CCMDs, service components, IC, and NSA into planning as necessary to ensure  intelligence expertise and to deconflict and synchronize with other planning efforts. 

  • Assists J2 support to USCYBERCOM Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations and  facilitate Intelligence Estimate, Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIRs), Center of Gravity  (CoG) analysis, Most Likely and Most Dangerous Adversary Course of Action  (MLCOA/MDCOA), and any other intelligence related requirements to support JPG/OPT  planning efforts. 

  • Coordinates with targeting support for plans development and understands the J2 portion of the  Combat Targeting / Combat Fires process and be able to synchronize intelligence efforts from  across the JIOC to support the development of Entities of Interest (EOIs) into Target  Development Nominations (TDN). 

  • Works collaboratively with a broad range of Intelligence and Defense professionals and is  capable of capturing and synthesizing a common picture of the current state of the Command, and then developing approaches to address shortfalls.  

  • Develops methodologies for tracking Command progress against strategic initiatives and policy  implementation. 

  • Demonstrates proficiency and timeliness if drafting and responding tasks related  to policy and strategy inquiries. 

  • Uses of intelligence tools and databases, to include Tripwire Analytic Capability, Intellipedia,  Palantir, MIDB, Cyber Common Operating Picture (CyberCOP), Target Knowledge Base, Cyber  Threat Matrix, Automated Message Handling System, WISE Information Management System,  Network Knowledge Base, FoxTrail, CENTAUR, ispace, Pathfinder, and Microsoft OneNote.

Education and Experience:

  • Senior-Level Eight (8) years of experience relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last two (2) years and a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Desired Experience: Minimum 12 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

  • Desired Education: Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or have Bachelor’s degree related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 5 years of related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree.

Security Clearance:

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly

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