Military Information Support Operations (MISO) Planner TS-SCI Arifjan, Kuwait

Job Locations US-AE-APO
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Mission


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


This Position is a deployed unaccompanied one-year assignment to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait


  • The candidate will integrate MISO/PSYOP into all contingency plans and operations plans and ensure that MISO/PSYOP capabilities are considered in the deliberate and crisis action planning processes.
  • The MISO/PSYOP 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 Cyber, electromagnetic spectrum, traditional media and social media; and consider significant or key cultural aspects that affect operational and tactical planning, security, risk assessments, and product production.
  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to review, analyze, and operationalize tactical and operational-level IO-related directives in support of maneuver elements.
  • As a MISO subject matter expert, the candidate must be effective at applying technical skills to operational and tactical planning/execution, identifying, and tracking measures of performance thru attainment of measures of effectiveness, and providing advice concerning the application of MISO/PSYOP 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 USCENTCOM planners is required.
  • Be able to produce media production plans and product development packets
  • Manage product dissemination plans and prepare material in understandable reports
  • 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 MISO/PSYOP plans and orders.
  • 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.
  • MISO/PSYOP (37A/37F) career field.
  • 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 the CCMD to coordinate MISO/PSYOP actions in appropriate channels, e.g., Army, Navy, Air Force, or Joint.
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Must possess a current a U.S. passport.
  • Requires an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current security background investigation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with joint and/or combined military operations and interagency coordination.
  • Knowledge of DoD, joint, and Army service doctrine, regulations, and policies.
  • Capable of recommending changes to policy, force structure and design, and command relationships
  • Proficient in integrating MISO/PSYOP capabilities into cyber plans and operations.
  • Knowledge of military command relationships and command and control (C2) procedures.
  • Able to coordinate MISO/PSYOP 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)
  • EW
  • Cyberspace operations
  • Coordinating intelligence requirements
  • 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.
  • Must demonstrate creative and critical thinking.
  • Must be capable of quickly learning new skills.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Recent joint or service level information operations planning experience
  • Joint cyber operations planners’ course
  • Joint information operations planner course
  • Defense OPSEC planner course
  • Special warfare advanced targeting and analysis course
  • Special operations MILDEC planners’ course
  • Irregular warfare course

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

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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