Joint Special Operations SME

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Military Operations
Fort Bragg, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ59876

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Provides advanced analytical and technical support to projects involving training, tactical/operational documentation, military systems design or other efforts requiring military operations expertise. Researches, identifies, and makes recommendations about resources required for task execution and completion. Gathers, processes, and analyzes operational data.  Assists with the testing and development of new systems or updates to existing systems to meet client needs.
Identifies and recommends emergent relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes.  Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.  Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and training materials.  May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.  May serve as a mentor to less experienced analysts.  May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)

Subject Matter Expert (Joint Special Operations) Personnel:

• Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree.

• Special Skills/Qualifications Required: Graduate of U.S. Army Special Forces Officer Qualifying Course and graduate of a U.S. military officer’s intermediate or senior level school. Or graduate of U.S. Army Military Information Support Officers Qualifying Course and graduate of a U.S. military officer’s intermediate or senior level school. Or graduate of U.S. Army Civil Affairs Officer Qualifying Course and graduate of a U.S. military officer’s intermediate or senior level school. Or graduate of U.S. Army Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course (or Air Force, Marine, Navy equivalent) and graduate of a U.S. military officer’s intermediate or senior level school (including other Department of Defense equivalents).


• Minimal Background/Experience Required: One year experience in Special Operations Forces Headquarters staff position specifically performing joint operations. Or one year experience researching, planning, preparing, coordinating, and executing Mission Rehearsal and Command Post Exercises (MRX/CPX) focusing on Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) and/or Joint Special Operations Task Force (JSOTF) scenarios to train SOF units.


• Additional Desired Qualifications/Experience/Characteristics: Graduate of a Joint Forces Staff College program or school such as the Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JPME-II), Joint Advanced Warfighting School, Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Planner’s Course.


Graduate of one or more of the following Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) (or equivalent) courses: Irregular Warfare Applied Intelligence Course, Joint Civil-Military Operations Campaign Planning Workshop, SOF Resource Management Course, and/or Irregular Warfare Advanced Course, and/or other JSOU or equivalent course(s).

And/or knowledge in command advisement, strategic communications, information management, executive decision-making, and strategic thinking.

And/or knowledge of strategy-level theory, National Security Strategy, and National Military Strategy.

And/or knowledge of the Joint Operating Environment.

And/or knowledge of strategic national guidance as it relates to operational plans and campaigns, and how that further relates to tactical-level application and strategic relevance.

Experience with intelligence systems acquisition capability, Advanced Military Intelligence relating to Irregular Warfare and/or SOF Operations.

And/or knowledge of regular versus irregular intelligence support, Armed groups and irregular movements, intelligence support to Unconventional Warfare (UW), and UW campaign planning factors. And/or experience in providing intelligence support to influence operations.

And/or familiarity with countering irregular threats.

• Security Clearance: Top Secret clearance

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.