Operations Information Environment (OIE) Planner / (IO) Planner - Qatar

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


Peraton and its Operational Planning, Implementation, and Assessment Services (OPIAS) Team is seeking an experienced Senior Operator in the Information Environment (OIE) Planner (Information Operations) IO Planner to conduct direct liaison, integration, and synchronization with Combatant Command (COCOM) staff, subordinate units, and associated joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multi-national (JIIM) partners.

This Position is a deployed unaccompanied one-year assignment to Al Udeid, Qatar


As our Senior OIE / IO Planner you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide subject matter expert (SME) mission analysis, analytic problem solving, and assessment of information operations (IO); creative use of information systems and information-related capabilities (IRC); integration with inter-agency and intelligence community (IC); knowledge of and ability to develop innovative concepts to counter adversarial use of information in the Cyber and Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS); and significant or key cultural considerations that affect operational and tactical planning, security, accreditation, risk assessment(s).
  • Review, analyze, and operationalize tactical and operational-level IO-related directives in support of maneuver elements and must have a strong understanding of the CCMD AOR.
  • Provide counsel, guidance, and aid in applying technical skills to operational and tactical planning/execution, identifying and tracking measures of performance (MOP) thru attainment of measures of effectiveness (MOE).
  • Provide timely flow of relevant information operations planning by providing daily reports, collecting, sharing, disseminating, and completing all assigned tasks.

Additional Dutes:

  • Engage senior JIIM leaders and staff and conduct operational and informational briefings to a large audience.
  • Work effectively within a task-organized working group and expertise within planning, integrating, and coordinating with inter-agency and intelligence community entities. Coordinating with inter-agency and intelligence community and working effectively within a task-organized "working group".
  • Prepared to lead and/or support working groups and operational planning teams.
  • Work with other directorates and down trace units in a Combined and Joint command.
  • Fully integrate with future operations planning (FUOPS) and support current operation (CUOPS) planning.


  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and 8+ years of IO planning experience or without a degree a minimum of 12 years relevant military service will be considered.
  • Army Information Operations Functional Area (FA30), and/or Psychological Operations (MOS 37), or service equivalent career field is preferred.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience with IO planning at the service or joint level, working that support operations with Combatant Commands or Joint Task Forces.
  • Broad Experience and 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 these capabilities, and be capable of synchronizing activities of mutual concern
  • Comprehension of joint planning functions of strategic guidance, concept development, plan development, and plan assessment.
  • Army/Joint Targeting, IPB, and COG analysis process as well as a general understanding of Joint training doctrine and procedures.
  • Knowledge in JOPP, MDMP, and MCPP planning and targeting processes and expertise in developing and accessing tactical and operational level IO plans and orders.
  • Understanding of IRC permissions and authorities.
  • SOF planning processes; Army/Joint Targeting, IPB, Intelligence cycle, and COG analysis.
  • Experience with integrating, coordinating, and synchronizing adjacent and supporting operations developing support for related capabilities and their activities.
  • Be familiar with, certified in, or have applicable operational/field time experience in:
    • Military Information Support Operations (MISO) / (formerly Psychological Operations (PSYOP).
    • Military Deception (MILDEC)
    • Operations Security (OPSEC)
    • Tactical Electronic Warfare (EW)
    • Cyberspace Operations
  • Must possess a U.S. Passport.
  • Requires an Active DOD Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Military Art and Science, Strategic Communications, International Affairs, or similar related fields.
  • Recent Joint or Service Level Information Operations planning experience.
  • CJ-39 Director, Deputy Director, IO Planner, or IRC Planner
  • Army Information Operations Planner Course (AIOPC).
  • Military Information Support Operations Integration Course (MISOIC).
  • Electronic Warfare Integration Course (EWIC).
  • Cyberspace Operations Integration Course (COIC).
  • Information Operations Capabilities, Application, and Planning Course.
  • Armed Forces Staff College (AFSC) – Phase I & II.
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) or Service Component Command Equivalent.


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

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


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