Cyberspace Joint Operations Planner

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Fort Meade

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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is seeking an experienced Cyberspace Joint Operations Planner to join our USCYBERCOM team. 


Location: On-site at Fort Meade, MD.


In this role you will:

  • Monitor and review strategies, doctrine, policies, directives, and instructions from higher echelon headquarters and make recommendations to ensure compliance and/or consideration in planning efforts.
  • Develop plans and orders through the application of operational art and operational design, and by using the Joint Planning Process (JPP), within the milestones, deliverables, and interaction points for plans developed using Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) activities.
  • Provide input to briefings, transitioning concepts to execution, and assisting in the coordination of joint operational planning in support of training, exercises, combat, and contingency plans and operations.
  • Develop and integrate cyberspace capabilities into deliberate, contingency, operations, and crisis action planning
  • Provide input for the development of TTPs, CONOPs, COAs, and other related documents related to OCO, DCO, and the securing, operating, and defending of the DODIN.
  • Provide input to address shortfalls, prioritize and validate requirements, and be prepared to modify development planning efforts based on the changing cyberspace environment.
  • Contribute to the development of exercise scenarios, exercise operational plans, and other required documentation to support planning and execution to accomplish USCYBERCOM exercise training priorities.
  • Conduct research of current and emerging threats to U.S. Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR).
  • Participate in Joint Planning Groups (JPGs), and Operational Planning Groups/Teams (OPG/OPTs).


  • A Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience; an additional 4 years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as a Joint Operations Planner.
  • Minimum specialized education in military joint operation planning through the JPME II from a Page 39 of 127 CJCS accredited joint education program listed in CJCSI 1800.01E. The JIOPC, or other similar military operation planning courses, may be substituted for JPME II.
  • Four years of planning experience may be substituted with completion of an advanced Service planner school (SAM’S, SAASS, JAWS, etc.).
  • Complete working knowledge of the JOPP, JOPES, and APEX planning formats and guidance.
  • U.S. citizenship and an active TS/SCI with Poly security clearance.



Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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