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Job #: R-00029568-OTHLOC-6993
Location: Cherry Point, NC
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Position Summary

Provides air operations subject matter expertise for the Joint Staff sponsored Coalition Capability Demonstration and Assessment series, commonly known as 'Bold Quest'.  Functions as part of a small team in a time-compressed environment.

Primary Responsibilities

Supports the annual Bold Quest life cycle:

  • Exercise/demonstration planning
  • Validates requirements with US Service and coalition nation participants
  • Conducts initial and detailed planning
  • Develops Concepts of Operations, Operations Plans, and Operations Orders
  • Exercise/demonstration execution
  • Configures Exercise Control facilities
  • Directs Exercise Control activities
  • Exercise/demonstration post execution
  • Facilitates After-action Reviews
  • Supports analysis (e.g., validates findings, documents integration and interoperability issues)
  • Contributes to report writing efforts
  • Interfaces with senior Government agencies, technical and administrative personnel, as well as other contractor/ subcontractor personnel

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree is required . Experience can substitute for a degree
  • 10 years military background
  • Air Operations/Airspace Management experience at Component/Tactical Level:
  • Prior JFACC or Navy Strike Group staff Air Operations experience
  • Served in Combat Plans, Combat Ops billets or Strike Ops
  • Developed and executed ATOs ACP/ACO/SPINS
  • Knowledge of staff planning, execution and monitoring of military operations with emphasis on interoperability issues and its applications to joint warfare
  • High degree of originality, resourcefulness and diplomacy, as required to deal effectively with the range of responsibilities and diverse organizations and individuals within the Joint Staff J-6's sphere of responsibilities
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Intermediate office computer skills
  • Must have a current SECRET Clearance and have the ability to obtain a TOP SECRET SCI clearance after hiring .

Desired Qualifications

  • 12 years military background

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Policy Analysis


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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