Special Ops Training, Exercise, Education and Readiness Analyst
National Capital Region
The Hoplite Group is seeking to hire a Training, Exercise, Education, & Readiness Analyst at the Pentagon, to support the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict (OASD SO/LIC) OASD SO/LIC’s responsibilities to provide the overall supervision (including oversight of policy and resources) of special operations activities.
The OSD SOLIC Training, Exercise, Education, & Readiness Analyst will Provide technical expertise on Joint Combined Exercise for Training (JCET) authorities and research, track, coordinate within DOD and the interagency and staff for approval all JCET events. They will research, track, coordinate and staff for notification and approval all Realistic Military Training events within Departmental guidelines. Provide SME technical analysis, support, written advice and recommendations the Government on Special Operations training programs to include developing budgetary and programmatic guidance. Provide SME technical analysis, support, written advice and recommendations the Government on Special Operations education programs to include developing budgetary and programmatic guidance. Provide SME technical analysis of USSOCOM’s SO training programs, Joint Special Operations University education programs, and SO exercise programs in POM baseline including program milestones, fielding plans, roadmaps, budgets, and execution status. Provide SME technical analysis on integration and policy compliance of SOF training requirements matters in the Joint process. Provide SO&IW analysis of SO- training, exercises, and education-authorities, related legislative proposals, congressional marks up, appeals, directed studies and reports. Assist in drafting Congressional testimony for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict (ASD SO/LIC) Annual Posture Statement pertaining to SO training programs, readiness, and SOF education. Provide SME technical analysis of SOF interoperability with the general purpose forces. Provide SO SME technical support for the DOD and SOF Language Program. Provide written technical analysis and support to ASD(SO/LIC)’s representative at USSOCOM’s Personnel and Readiness conference and OSD P&R conferences. Provide SME technical analysis and support to ASD(SO/LIC) for readiness matters at the Special Operation Policy and Oversight Council.
Minimum 5 years of combined Joint, OSD, or Service level training policy, readiness, reporting, Joint Combined Exercise Training, education and global force management experience.
Minimum 4 years of experience at OSD or Service level in managing SOF education and OSD language program
Minimum 3 years of experience with Global Force Management and the Secretary of Defense Orders Book process
Ability to interface with senior level management
Demonstrated excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to provide technical support and advice
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with SCI/SAP eligibility
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Preferred: Master’s degree from an accredited university in any field of study
Travel may be required, CONUS/OCONUS.
Normal Duty Hours – Monday-Friday, 0730-1630.
Mission may require extended shifts or weekend work.
Alternative Work Location/Telework may be considered on a case-by-case basis.