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Cyber Ops Planner - Intermediate

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Requisition #: CO-OPL-002-2 (NCR)

Job Title: Cyber Ops Planner - Intermediate

Job Description:

LOCATION:  National Capital Region - Washington, DC or Northern Virginia




Develops detailed plans for the conduct or support of the applicable range of cyber operations through collaboration with other planners, operators and/or analysts. Participates in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and enables integration during the execution of cyber actions.


  • Provide input to the analysis, design, development or acquisition of capabilities used for meeting objectives.
  • Apply expertise in policy and processes to facilitate the development, negotiation, and internal staffing of plans and/or memorandums of agreement.
  • Assess target vulnerabilities and/or operational capabilities to determine course of action.
  • Assist and advise interagency partners in identifying and developing best practices for facilitating operational support to achievement of organization objectives.
  • Provide input to the identification of cyber-related success criteria.
  • Develop, review and implement all levels of planning guidance in support of cyber operations.
  • Contribute to crisis action planning for cyber operations.
  • Contribute to the development of the organization's decision support tools if necessary.
  • Coordinate with intelligence and cyber defense partners to obtain relevant essential information.
  • Use intelligence estimates to counter potential target actions.
  • Determine indicators (e.g., measures of effectiveness) that are best suited to specific cyber operation objectives.
  • Develop and maintain deliberate and/or crisis plans.
  • Develop and review specific cyber operations guidance for integration into broader planning activities.
  • Develop cyber operations plans and guidance to ensure that execution and resource allocation decisions align with organization objectives.
  • Develop or participate in the development of standards for providing, requesting, and/or obtaining support from external partners to synchronize cyber operations.
  • Develop potential courses of action.
  • Develop, implement, and recommend changes to appropriate planning procedures and policies.
  • Devise, document, and validate cyber operation strategy and planning documents.
  • Ensure operational planning efforts are effectively transitioned to current operations.
  • Ensure that intelligence planning activities are integrated and synchronized with operational planning timelines.
  • Evaluate intelligence estimates to support the planning cycle.
  • Facilitate interactions between internal and external partner decision makers to synchronize and integrate courses of action in support of objectives.
  • Gather and analyze data (e.g., measures of effectiveness) to determine effectiveness, and provide reporting for follow-on activities.
  • Incorporate cyber operations and communications security support plans into organization objectives.
  • Identify cyber intelligence gaps and shortfalls for cyber operational planning.


  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
  • Ability to accurately and completely source all data used in intelligence, assessment and/or planning products.
  • Ability to adjust to and operate in a diverse, unpredictable, challenging, and fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to apply approved planning development and staffing processes.
  • Ability to apply critical reading/thinking skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others.
  • Ability to coordinate cyber operations with other organization functions or support activities.
  • Ability to develop or recommend planning solutions to problems and situations for which no precedent exists.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate via virtual teams.
  • Ability to exercise judgment when policies are not well-defined.
  • Ability to function in a collaborative environment, seeking continuous consultation with other analysts and experts—both internal and external to the organization—to leverage analytical and technical expertise.


Bachelor degree or higher from an accredited college or university

Prefer an accredited Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Engineering degree; or a degree in a Mathematics or Engineering field.


IAT Level 2


Please fill out the short application form below. If you have applied for a position with RiVidium in the past, we will know by querying your email address within our database once you submit the form. At that time we will ask you if you would like to use the resume we have on file to apply for the position described above. You will also have the option to submit a new resume if you wish to do so.

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