Information Operations (ISIO) Analyst/SME – USCYBERCOM, Fort Meade, MD – TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton and its Operational Planning, Implementation and Assessment Services Team is seeking an experienced Intelligence Support to Information Operations (ISIO) analyst/Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide Intelligence Support to Information Operations (ISIO). This position is on-site at USCYBERCOM in Fort Meade, MD.


SMEs with situational awareness that enable rapid decision-making, improves current and long-term IO & IW planning and facilitates the synchronization of IO with CCMDs mission partners. The SME will provide operational intelligence services that include the full range of intelligence functions to address Information Related Capabilities (IRC) requirements.


The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to deliver various intelligence reports and products enabling the Government in collecting, analyzing, disseminating, de-conflicting, and cataloguing actionable information on intelligence and non-kinetic targeting activities.


You will have the opportunity to: 


  • Participate in the development of intelligence and non-kinetic targeting activities to align collections and provide feedback to influence activities.
  • Facilitate the de-confliction that underpins intelligence gain/loss and political and military assessments.
  • Participate in the development of intelligence for inclusion in command collection plans facilitating planning, execution, and feedback for measures of performance and measures of effectiveness.
  • Incorporate information-related capabilities and sensitive activities into operations orders, annexes, and evaluation/assessment plans.
  • Coordinate, consolidate, submit, and track intelligence requirements across IRCs.
  • Supports planning, coordination, integration and synchronization of non-lethal effects and offensive cyberspace operations (OCO) in support of CCMD operations. Assists in synchronizing OCO and defensive cyberspace operations (DCO) support into the COCOM Joint Fires / Targeting process
  • Conducts fires planning for the Integration and cyber delivered Special Technical Operations and Information Operations capabilities into OCO/DCO activities and integrates emerging cyberspace operational efforts into OPLAN development
  • Utilize knowledge of joint doctrine and joint planning concepts, to include the JOPP/MDMP and IPB/JIPOE. Apply operational art and operational design in the application of JOPP/MDMP
  • Assess lethal and non-lethal effects from IRC (i.e. Information Operations, MISO, MILDEC, EW) and provided recommendation into the targeting process for refinement of targeting guidance and objectives
  • Utilizes knowledge of joint doctrine and joint planning concepts, to include the Joint Operations Planning Process (JOPP). Applying operational art and operational design in the application of JOPP
  • Use your In-depth Intelligence analytic skills to identify, assess, design, and report on highly complex adversary strengths, weaknesses, order of battle, force structure, military capabilities, key military leadership, military policies, plans, strategies, intentions, and their impact on force developments in support of IO Division planning efforts and operational execution


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 8 years (or 6 years with Master’s degree or 3 years with PhD) of experience in operational environment directly involved in HUMINT/OSINT/SIGINT or 12 years of experience in lieu of the BS/BA degree.
  • Staff level planning and CONOP development experience at the Combatant Command, TSOC and/or Sub Unified Command level – Information Operations experience
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and Experience:in the following areas:
    • Understanding of research and analysis methodologies and theories supporting the entirety of the intelligence lifecycle.
    • Extensive use of tools specific to the end customer.
    • Experience conducting analysis of all and Open-source intelligence support to irregular warfare problem sets to highlight insurgent or threat network organization, key nodes, and vulnerabilities in support of Information Operations
    • Experience conducting all source intelligence gathering and reporting network analysis in support of network operations.
  • Certified as an All and Open-Source Intelligence professional
  • Certified SIGINT Collector with a minimum of 5 years’ experience directly involved in SIGINT, Overt/Clandestine, Intelligence Operations for SOF Support of Sensitive Activities
  • Current US Passport 
  • Current DoD Top Secret /SCI clearance with Poly


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certified SIGINT professional with 10 or more years of experience in operational environment directly involved in Intelligence Overt/Clandestine, Intelligence Operation Support or SOF Sensitive Activities
  • Recent Joint or Service Level All and Open-Source Intelligence experience working in an austere and hazardous location such as Afghanistan.
  • Formal training of more than three years of practical experience utilizing the F3EAD, CALEB/IWA, Social Network Analysis and CARVER methodologies.
  • Expert understanding of network analysis tools such as Analyst Notebook and Palantir.
  • Expert understanding of Intel-related databases such as M3, TAC, NCTC Online, TIDE, ICReach SIGINT database, Cultweave SIGINT database, PROTON SIGINT Database.
  • Expert understanding of Intel targeting tools such as the Skope toolset or the Voltron toolset.
  • Practical understanding of geospatial Intel tools such as ArcGIS and Google Earth.
  • Experience with incorporating SAP and STO capabilities in plans and operations; graduate of the STO Planner Course and PDAS User Course
  • Graduate of a recognized Intelligence Collections Support Course at the Joint or Service Level and Information Operation planning experience
  • Able to physically participate in training and operational support, as needed
  • Experience working with distributed teams.
  • Experience in the Joint and Army deliberate and dynamic targeting process in combat and training and with the military decision-making processes (i.e., JOPP, MDMP, JTC, D3A,etc.)
  • Experience in Integration of Special Technical Operations capabilities enabling lethal effects Synchronizing all IRCs into the scheme of fires to include, Information Operations, Cyberspace capabilities and Electronic warfare enablers.
  • Experience conducting intelligence nodal analysis and critical vulnerability assessments of enemy networks to identify and nominate key nodes for kinetic and non-kinetic options, thereby disrupting or eliminating enemy centers of gravity....
  • Expert knowledge regarding counterintelligence and human intelligence activities; coordinate and collaborate with DoD and Service counterintelligence organizations, the Joint Staff, and other federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies on a daily basis regarding matters of mutual interest; review and contribute to military deception planning processes.
  • Specialized Software Training: Digital Precision Strike Suite (DPSS), Digital Image Exploitation Engine (DIEE), Precision Strike Suite-Special Operations Force (PSS-SOF), Joint Targeting Toolbox (JTT), Joint Advance Operation Coordination System (JADOCS), Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS), Joint Weaponeering System (JWS), Joint Munitions Effectiveness Manual (JMEM), National Production Workshop/Modernized Integrated Database (NPW/MIDB), Analysts Notebook (ANB), Palantir, Terrorist Identity Datamart Environment (TIDE), ARCGIS

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 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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