Military Information Support Operations (MISO) Planner (TS/SCI) (Ft Gordon GA)

Job Locations US-GA-Fort Gordon
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking an experienced psychological operations (PSYOP) / Military Information Support Operations (MISO) planner to integrate MISO functions and tasks into all facets of Combatant Command (CCMD) / Unified Command level planning, and to ensure the command group and staff consider PSYOP/MISO in the decision-making process.


  • The candidate will integrate PSYOP/MISO into all contingency plans and operations plans and ensure that PSYOP/MISO capabilities are considered in the deliberate and crisis action planning processes.
  • The PSYOP/MISO planner is expected to provide expert mission analysis, analytic problem solving, and assessment skills. Additionally, be creative in using information systems and information related capabilities (IRC); integrate with interagency and intelligence community (IC); develop innovative concepts to counter adversarial use of information in the Information Environment (IE), and consider significant or key cultural aspects that affect operational and tactical planning, security, and risk assessments.
  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to review, analyze, and operationalize tactical and operational-level IO-related directives in support of mission elements.
  • As a PSYOP/MISO subject matter expert, the candidate must be effective at applying technical skills to tactical, operational, and strategic level planning/execution, identifying and tracking measures of performance through attainment of measures of effectiveness, and providing advice concerning the application of PSYOP/MISO during the development of operational concepts.
  • The candidate should have a working knowledge of information operations (IO), military deception (MILDEC), operations security (OPSEC), electronic warfare (EW), and cyberspace operations missions, tasks, and overall warfighting functions that support operations, understand how to integrate Army capabilities, and be capable of synchronizing activities of mutual concern.
  • Familiarity with other core, supporting, and related IO competencies to assist CCMD planners is required.
  • Candidate must be an expert in oral, visual, & written communications and briefing techniques; must be able to effectively advise, negotiate and persuade various managers, military officials, and senior leaders; and must be effective at gaining acceptance of recommended concepts, ideas, guidance, policies and regulations.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 - 10 years of planning experience or a combined total of a minimum of 12 years between education and relevant service. Additional experience will be considered in lieu of education requirements.
  • PSYOP (37A/37F) career field.
  • Knowledge in joint operational planning process, military decision-making process, and military campaign plan planning, targeting processes and expertise in developing and accessing tactical and operational level PSYOP/MISO plans and orders.
  • Have a minimum of 5- 8 years of experience with MISO planning at the service or joint level in support of operations at Combatant Commands or Joint Task Forces.
  • Knowledge of service departments (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force) functions and their relationships to CCMDs to coordinate PSYOP/MISO actions in appropriate channels, e.g., Army, Navy, Air Force, or Joint.
  • Experience with joint and/or combined military operations and interagency coordination.
  • Knowledge of DoD, joint, and Army service doctrine, regulations, and policies. 8. Capable of recommending changes to policy, force structure and design, and command relationships to include:
  • Proficient in integrating PSYOP/MISO capabilities into cyber plans and operations.
  • Knowledge of military command relationships and command and control (C2) procedures.
  • Explain ability to coordinate PSYOP/MISO actions within the proper channels and develop policies that incorporate the principle of C2.
  • Experience with integrating, coordinating, and synchronizing adjacent and supporting operations, as well as developing support for related capabilities and their activities. Be familiar with, certified in, or have applicable operational/field time experience in:
    • Military Deception (MILDEC)
    • OPSEC
    • EW
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and must possess or be able to obtain a U.S. Passport.
  • Requires an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current security background investigation and an active CI Polygraph with the ability to complete/pass a CI polygraph if and when required


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Recent joint or service level information operations planning experience
  • Joint cyber operations planners’ course
  • Current CI Polygraph
  • Joint information operations planner course
  • Defense OPSEC planner course
  • Special warfare advanced targeting and analysis course
  • Special operations MILDEC planners course
  • Irregular warfare course
  • Demonstrated ability to engage senior leaders and staff and conduct complex briefings to large audiences
  • Ability to work effectively within a task organized working groups
  • Expertise in planning, integrating, and coordinating with interagency and intelligence community entities
  • Adept at developing and utilizing information products that leverage current and emerging technologies to inform planning, improve coordination, and enable timely decisions
  • Cyberspace operations
  • Coordinating intelligence requirements

Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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