Cyberspace fires (targets) Analyst I

Full Time
D.C. Metro

Location: Fort Meade, MD

Position Description:

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 partner operations.  Provides advice to leadership on all principles of the Joint Targeting Cycle to include: Focused, Effects-Based, Interdisciplinary, and Systematic Provides support to future operations planners integrating cyber capabilities into Combatant Command and Global cyberspace plans and operations.  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 OCO target nomination, deconfliction, and planning throughout the entire Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP) including High-Value, High-Payoff, Time-Sensitive, and Component-Critical targets.  Synchronizes and deconflicts Special Access Program/Special Technical Operation (SAP/STO) capabilities with operational planning.  Acts as the primary participant supporting Joint Targeting and Fires in exercises.  Coordinates targeting strategy development and engagement responsibilities with components, subordinates commands, and supporting commands.  Synchronizes and implements targeting methodologies and prioritization methods with internal and external stakeholders.  Assists with all aspects of cyber advanced targeting to include:  interagency planning, joint targeting board support, cyber weapons capability analysis and pairing, target systems analysis, target materials production, collateral effects estimate, and joint planning group support.  Conduct assessments and analysis, shaping targeting methodologies supporting basic, intermediate, and advanced target development.

  • Provides operations development technical assistance and supports the Cyber Tasking Cycle
  • Creates, manages, updates, and implements the Master Cyber Operations Plan (MCOP)
  • Manages Cyber Tasking Orders (CTOs)
  • Attends Operations Synchronization meetings
  • Coordinates with Cyber Mission Forces and other subordinate units in order to facilitate the Cyber Tasking Cycle processes
  • Inputs and reviews data, including the Joint Tactical Cyber Request (JTCR) updates, into the Command and Control (C2) system, and recommends updates to tasking
  • Facilitates preparation of the Joint Targeting Working Group (JTWG), Joint Targeting Coordination Meeting (JTCM), and Joint Targeting Coordination Board (JTCB)
  • Monitors and facilitates all targeting lists at the basic, intermediate, and advanced level
  • Drafts Commander’s targeting guidance
  • Prepares, coordinates, and disseminates strike and mission package documents

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of experience in Fires and/or Targeting
  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


  • DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAT Level II Certification


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