Logistics Joint Operations Planning Analyst / Transportation

Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret
Cyber Mission


Peraton is currently seeking a Logistics Joint Operations Planning Analyst with a military logistics and transportation background to provide support to a Department of Defense Combatant Command.


Location: Hybrid / Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location which is at Scott Air Force Base, IL.


In this role, you will:

  • Apply mastery level skill in Joint Planning related to the application of adaptive/deliberate planning procedures and techniques to logistics, deployment, mobility and distribution planning in support of COCOM OPLANS and CONPLANS.
  • Serve as a lead support planner in a small cell of planners and/or analysts responsible for Mission Analysis, Course of Action Development briefings, draft Course of Action Analysis, and Wargaming products.
  • Be required to have familiarity with military strategic directives and USTRANSCOM processes, and the ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of enterprise stakeholders.
  • Possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to retrieve data from a broad range of sources, compile the data into standardized formats with sufficient quality to conduct analytic studies, and to apply basic analytic tools and techniques to produce decision-support products.
  • Planning product output will typically be in MS Excel, PDF, PowerPoint, MS Word, or web format. 
    • Examples include staff action decision packages prepared for military senior leader approval to include briefing slides, Program, Objectives, Action and Milestones, and Synchronization Matrices.



  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university or BA/BS Degree minimum with completion of MEL4 (command and general staff college service equivalent) of military schooling plus 15 years of task related experience OR a combined 20 years of military operational experience (5 of which earned as E-6 or O-3 or above).
  • Operational experience includes planning and executing combined and joint operations at the theater or component level, knowledge of combat arms, logistics, civil-military operations, USTRANSCOM's area of responsibility (or functional area) and task related experience.
  • Position requires a balance of functional and well-developed writing skills with a proficiency using Microsoft Office suite, familiarity with SharePoint functions and Task Management Tool.
  • Must enjoy working in a team environment with frequent customer contact and have excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Demonstrated skills in solving problems, troubleshooting, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Proven experience prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives.
  • U.S. citizenship
  • The ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in the development of military plans.
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance.



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.




Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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