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Job #: R-00087001
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Joint Force Headquarters Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN) Plans Lead serves as a Manager for planning, strategy & policy, training and exercises, and capabilities & requirements areas within GSM-O II Tasking Number 07.  Support oversight includes cyber, strategic & CPT planning, exercise planning, strategy & policy, training & exercises, and capabilities & requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

Serve as a people leader for personnel supporting the GSMO TN07 Operational Support elements (Planning, Strategy & Policy, Training & Exercises and Capabilities & Requirements support):

  • Conduct annual performance assessments to include periodic check ins

  • Validate/approve time charging for both Leidos and vendor personnel

  • Provide coaching/mentoring to personnel

  • Develop and Execute Continual Service Improvement technical strategies to modify and enhance operational processes and impact strategic project/program goals and business results.

Support will be to the JFHQ-DODIN J3, J5, and J7 elements, who execute in real time to:

  • Provide expertise and input to operations planning, future operations planning, future cyber operations in support of the JFHQ-DODIN decision cycle supporting its mission areas.

  • Provide technical expertise regarding the development of strategic and operational plans resulting from the joint planning process (JPP) that contain a variety of viable cyberspace options, including mission analysis, courses of action (COA) development, COA analysis war gaming, COA comparison and approval, commander’s estimates, and campaign plans, and order development

  • Participate in COA development for cyberspace operations and planning efforts to deter attacks against the DODIN AOs and Sectors

  • Provide comprehensive cyber exercise planning support for all assigned events throughout the Joint Event Lifecycle (JELC) by linking training objectives to internal and/or external events in order to meet annual assessment requirements.

  • Develop strategic and operational plans, policies, governing directives, provide analysis, recommendations, and strategic guidance to enable effective cyberspace operations and implementation of defensive hardening initiatives

  • Support the activities that are involved in exercise planning, training requirements, and joint standards employed across DoD

Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience with various Microsoft technologies such as MS Office 2013 (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and SharePoint

  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (SEC+ CE, CISSP or equivalent)

  • Motivated self-starter, team leader with strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • The individual needs to be flexible, dependable and be able to multi-task with priorities

  • Comprehensive understanding of the Joint Training System as outlined in Chairman of Joint Chief of Staff Instruction (CJCSI) 3500.01and Chairman of Joint Chief of Staff Manual (CJCSM) 3500.03, how it is maintained through the JTIMS, tracked in JLLIS, and interfaces to support the Joint Readiness process through the Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS)

  • Critical/logical thinking skills

  • Advanced communications and presentations skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

  • Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.

  • Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, GLSC or CASP.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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