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Military Information Support Operations Planner

Government and Military



Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

Amentum is recruiting for a Military Information Support Operations (MISO) Planner to support USCENTCOM operations in Baghdad, Iraq by integrating MISO functions and tasks into all facets of Combatant Command and General Officer staff level planning.

Duties The MISO/PSYOP Planner will include:

  • Integrate MISO/PSYOP into all contingency and operations plans and ensure MISO/PSYOP capabilities are considered in the deliberate and crisis-action planning processes.

  • Provide expert mission analysis, analytic problem-solving, and assessment skills; creatively use 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.

  • Review, analyze, and operationalize tactical and operational-level IO-related directives in support of maneuver elements.

  • Apply 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.


  • 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 background.

  • Be able to produce media production plans and product development packets.

  • Manage product dissemination plans and prepare material 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.

  • 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.

  • 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), OPSEC, EW, Cyberspace operations and 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.

  • Must have an Active DOD Top Secret/sensitive compartmented information US Government Clearance, based on current security background investigation. Note: US Citizenship

    is required to maintain a DOD Top Secret/sensitive compartmented information Clearance.

  • Must possess a current a U.S. Passport.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

  • 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.

  • 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.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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