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The United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Directorate of Operations (J3) establishes and provides cyber warfare capabilities to meet both deterrent and defensive National Security objectives. The J3 optimizes planning, integration, coordination, execution and force management of the cyber warfare mission in support of (ISO) the Joint warfighter. The J3 provides situational awareness of adversary attack opportunities and exercises operational and tactical control of cyber forces and capabilities, as directed. Currently, the J3 is organizationally divided into a Current Operations and Future Operations construct. Current Operations encompasses operating and defending the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Network (DODIN) and includes the Fires & Effects Division, which manages both the Joint Fires Process and the Joint Targeting Cycle and is responsible for publishing a daily Cyberspace Tasking Order (CTO) via the USCYBERCOM Command and Control (C2) portal. Future Operations spans planning for a range of potential activities from those impacting DoD information networks to those with regional and/or global implications. USCYBERCOM operates in a dynamic and changing environment and must remain flexible to achieve its mission.
The Cyberspace Fires (Targets) Analyst:
- Assists in the coordination of joint strategic and operational planning and execution of joint fires, targeting, capability pairing, and threat mitigation in support of the Cyber Mission Force and other operations
- Provides advice to leadership on all aspects of joint fires and threat mitigation
- Provides support to future operations planners to integrate cyber capabilities into plans
- Plans, organizes, determines, and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the establishment and maintenance of assigned and anticipated joint fires coordination and execution
- Supports planning in OCO and DCO throughout the entire Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP)
- Synchronizes and deconflicts Special Access Program/Special Technical Operation (SAP/STO) capabilities with operational planning
- Participates as the Fires SME in exercises
- Coordinates targeting strategy development and engagement responsibilities with components, subordinates commands, and supporting commands
- Synchronizes and implements targeting methodologies and prioritization methods
- Assists with all aspects of cyber advanced targeting, to include interagency planning, joint targeting board support, cyber weapons capability analysis, target systems analysis, target materials production, collateral effects estimate, and joint planning group support
The Level II Cyberspace Fires (Targets) Analyst:
- Collaborates with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), National Security Agency (NSA), other interagency organizations and other service providers to ensure that USCYBERCOM and/or Cyber Mission Forces Fires requirements are implemented
- Develops cyber TTPs that advise the future operations planners on achieving Cyberspace Operations effects within the "realm of the possible" in support of operations and exercise objectives
- Acts as technical liaison on behalf of the USCYBERCOM Operations Directorate between capability SMEs and capability developers, capability testers, planning teams, operations support staff, and operating units during planning and operations
- Participates in USCYBERCOM requirements working groups as a capability SME for defined cyber capabilities/tools and/or for targeting
- Acts as a liaison between Fires and Intel regarding the tasking processes and targeting
- Conducts outreach briefs to inform external partners and stakeholders on USCYBERCOM Fires
- Must have ACTIVE TS/SCI Polygraph
- Minimum 10 years of experience in Fires and/or Targeting
- Minimum of High School Diploma
- Prior education, certification or experience in cyberspace operations or intelligence
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- 11 to 14 years of experience in Fires and/or Targeting
- DoD 8570 IAT Level II (CCNA Security, COMPTIA CySA+, COMPTIA Security + CE, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)
- Bachelors Degree
- Working knowledge of the MDMP/JOPP, Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), and APEX planning formats and guidance.
- Specialized education in military joint operation planning through the JPME I level or other specialized planning courses.