• Network Operations Planning Specialist, Sr.

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

    WOOD is currently hiring a Network Operations Planning Specialist, Sr. to join our team in the Ft. Meade, MD area. The CNO Planning Support Specialist will support various types of customer planning efforts in support of Computer Network Operations (CNO). Most planning activities also entail development of CNO requirements and/or providing actionable recommendations and technical support. 


    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Collaborating with other IC members to produce plans, reports, and lessons learned for National-level audiences
    • Identify and conduct ad hoc and planned interviews to identify key processes, work flows, and SOPs
    • 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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