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Job #: R-00108373
Location: Tampa, FL
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Part Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is actively hiring for a part-time Information Operations Planner to join our team at MacDill, AFB in Tampa, FL.

Serve as an expert on all matters involving Special Technical Operations (STO), Special Access Programs (SAP), and programs with Special Access Required (SAR), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and other classified program issues for MARCENT. 

Assists the MARCENT STO Chief with the administrative oversight and maintenance of MARCENT’s SAP facility (SAPF). 

Ensures that MARCENT maintains STO/SAP/SAR/SCI accreditation to support the commander’s mission.  Conducts periodic quality control review to determine whether the analytical and decision-making processes comply with regulatory directives, and the MARCENT STO/SAP facility maintains a degree of flexibility as required by the commander. 

Facilitates the screening, initial training and periodic retraining of approximately 30 personnel for SAP access.    


-Serve as a command Special Access Program Personnel Security Official (SPO).

- Assists the STO Chief in the direction and management of all Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO or STO) and Special Access Program (SAP) functions for MARCENT and subordinate/assigned forces.

- Serves as a principal advisor for STO/SAP, responsible for assisting with the planning, budgeting, developing, integrating, executing and evaluating the effectiveness of operational elements of all STO/SAP programs at the command level, and providing recommendations on the oversight of all activities conducted within the command to ensure that the command complies with Service, CENTCOM, Joint Staff, Department of Defense (DoD) and national agency guidance and directives.

- Integrates STO/SAP/SAR capabilities with activities in the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) for the successful execution of operations, exercises, experiments, and testing for producing fully trained joint services personnel.

- Works with senior leadership, HQMC and CENTCOM to determine how the STO/SAP programs and program security will be implemented locally.


- Bachelor's degree and 15 years of relevant experience

- Active TS/SCI clearance

- Current US Passport and ability to travel overseas on short notice

- Command and Staff College complete

- Minimum 3 years’ experience at a MARFOR and/or Combatant Command level staff with operational level Special Technical Operations and Special Access Programs experience

- Integrated Joint Special Technical Operations (IJSTO) Operators course or equivalent OJT

- IJSTO Planners course or equivalent OJT

Pay Range:

Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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