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SOF Operations & Planning Analyst/Trainer (SME III), Bragg, $Name you Pay

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Job Title:  SOF Training SME
Location: Ft. Bragg, Fayetteville, NC
Security Clearance:  TS/SCI (Top Secret/SCI Elig or Active)POC:  Dennis at

Pay rate:  $Name your Pay (Your preferred salary range)

Duration:  2 years

Client is currently seeking an Analyst for a high visibility program providing training and exercise support to U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). SOF Operations & Planning Analyst/Trainer (SME III) personnel plan, direct, and coordinate the activities required to execute the various portions of the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC). The Joint Exercise Life Cycle is all of the events and actions required to plan, execute, and evaluate major training events that prepare US Special Operations Forces (SOF) for operations in support of the nation’s strategic initiatives. Supported entities include, but are not limited to: USSOCOM Battle staff, Geographical Combatant Commands, Exercises, Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) and Partner Nations.

  • Serve as Analyst/Trainer (A/T) for operational level planning and Command and Control (C2).
  • Train and mentor joint and multinational battle staffs in operational level planning and Command and Control (C2), to include translation of national and theater strategic objectives into unified action and understanding the roles, relationships, interests, and equities of Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCCs), participating interagency partners and relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist in planning, designing, executing, controlling & analyzing joint SOF training & exercises.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on deliberate planning, crisis action planning, and C2 in the special operations arena, in support of named operations, and Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).
  • Develop observation and training plans.
  • Provide analysis and preparation of after action reviews and reports, to include collecting, analyzing and reporting lessons learned.
  • Mentor and train commanders and staffs of Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCCs), Joint Task Forces (JTFs), Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), Special Operations Joint Task Forces (SOJTFs), Joint Special Operations Task Forces (JSOTFs), and Special Operations Commands-Forward(SOC-FWD).
  • Mentor and train assigned personnel on operational level planning and C2.
  • Assist in developing scenarios, injects, and master scenario events lists (MSELs) for practical, table top, and vignette type training events and venues.
  • Must also support contingency operations as required.

Multiple positions may be hired from this announcement.

Address all the requirements, below in red, and what applies, below in Blue, in the application or submit a tailored resume to Dennis at


Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Prior SOF (O4-O5/E9/CW4).
  • Minimum 12 years of special operations experience.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and organization skills; proven skills in formal classroom delivery.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Client will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a platform instructor in a Professional Military Education/training environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with the Joint Training System (joint exercise planning management).
  • Minimum of 4 years’ recent experience serving in a SOF tactical or operational level headquarters (SOJTF or JSOTF).
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience developing SOF tactical-operational level products to support GCC, TSOC/JSOC, and SOF Component SOF and CT exercises.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience directly interfacing with senior staff (O5/O6 and GOFO) at the TSOCs, Components, GCCs, Services, Interagency.

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