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COLSA Corporation Senior Intelligence Planner (Intelligence Plans Integration) in Fort Meade, Maryland

Senior Intelligence Planner (Intelligence Plans Integration)

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Job Description

Provides technical, consultative and administrative services across a broad range of functional disciplines to assist the customer in effectiveness and efficiency of military and/or intelligence-related operations, resources and programs to include planning, resource management, pricing, and financial management.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

  • 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.

  • 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.

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here ( .

Required Experience

  • Combination of any of the following:

    • Master's Degree and 15 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree and 17 years of related experience

  • Former military officer, warrant officer or NCO, training instructor or other related role in direct support of military operations

  • Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages

  • TS/SCI Required

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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