• Computer Network Operations Planning Support Specialist (Senior)

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/13/2018 11:30 AM)
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    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Cyber Security
  • Overview

    Computer Network Operations Planning Support Specialist (Senior)


    WOOD is currently hiring a CNO Planning Support Specialist to join our team in Ft. Meade, MD. The ideal CNOPSS will have experience in CNO requirements and activities.


    WOOD Consulting Service, Inc. is a Management Consulting and IT Services firm providing innovative results to our Federal customers.  Our diverse array of services and solutions are designed to help our clients leverage, protect, and maximize their information technology investments.  We offer a fantastic benefits package including but not limited to:


    • 4 weeks PTO, 10 paid holidays
    • Company Sponsored Health, Dental and Vision through BCBS
    • Matching 401K
    • Educational Reimbursement up to $4500 annually
    • Continued training and learning through WOOD University
    • PMI certified training
    • Competitive salary and much, much more…


    • Performing multi-source research of all U.S. exercises involving CNO to support operations personnel and overall CNO synchronization.
    • Assessing value of material compiled from research.
    • Documenting objectives and benefits of each activity or plan based on available material.
    • Documenting common CNO threads based on CNO activity.
    • Outlining key operations processes and metrics.
    • Providing the means to assess the effects of mission partner execution of CNO.
    • Developing and documenting processes and procedures for assessing impact, Measures of Effectiveness, and follow-on courses of action development.
    • Assisting in determination of what established processes and procedures will need to become more automated.
    • Recommending metrics to support decision-making efforts by customer Operations leadership.
    • Recommending areas for improvement.
    • Attending mission-related forums and address emerging operational requirements.
    • Sharing emerging findings as they become known.
    • Completing and implementing operations processes.
    • Formatting information for customers.
    • Maintaining awareness of internal and external customer information needs.
    • Collaborating with other IC members to produce plans, reports, and lessons learned for National-level audiences.
    • Coordinating efforts with government operations personnel.
    • Identify and conduct ad hoc and planned interviews to identify key processes, work flows, and SOPs.
    • Compile the required supporting documentation to report findings to management.
    • Updated documentation and online pages.
    • Identify and document technology and process recommendations to capture and automate business processes in order to streamline operations and operations support.
    • Identify and document any gaps between required and existing capabilities.
    • Contribute to the development, analysis, and documentation of workflows and SOPs that will be used in support of the Operations Center. 


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Shall have a minimum of eight (8) continuous years of work experience in computer network operations or a related field, or a combination of a minimum of five (5) continuous years of work experience and a Bachelor’s degree in an applicable (for example, math, science, computers, engineering) field.
    • Work experience shall include five (5) years of IC experience in computer network operations or a related field.
    • Shall have demonstrated expertise regarding CNO throughout the U.S. and how partners create a common view of data to enable operators and analysts to gather, analyze, display, evaluate, and disseminate all-source CNO information to support customers and its various mission partners (including Second Party) exchange situational awareness.
    • Shall have demonstrated expertise with relevant CNO tools and databases used for the customer mission.
    • Shall be considered a SME in conducting planning activities and preparing associated documentation. Depending on the task, individual must be either a SME in exercise support, CNO, strategic planning, performance management, or process development and be able to serve as a SME for working groups and meetings with partner organizations/agencies.
    • Shall have demonstrated expertise in analyzing intelligence and/or other related information and technical data, describing CNO opportunities, documenting information and processes, gathering intelligence information, interpreting complex information, performing Internet research, writing and editing skills at a technical/professional level, and managing internal and external customer relations.
    • Shall be an effective writer and verbal communicator.

    Required Tools/Certifications: Microsoft Office Suite to include Project and Visio; understanding of PKI/CASPORT system.

    Preferred Tools/Certifications: Program Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); any technical or security related certifications (i.e. CEH)/background could help to interface with offices/projects.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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