- Research Experience
- Data Collection
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Office
- Communication Skills
Primary duties: MRX Information Operations (IO) Planners/Scenario Developers support the Army’s 1st IO Cmd’s MRX. Their purpose is to develop exercise-related operational scenarios and replicate key supported unit staff elements and Information Related Capabilities subject matter experts (e.g., Electronic Warfare, Civil Military Operations, MISO, Cyber, etc.) which IO FST work with during a deployment. Accordingly IO Planner/Scenario Developers perform the following duties:
Provide expert mission analysis, analytic problem solving, and assessment of information operations (IO); creative use of information related capabilities (IRC); integration with inter-agency and intelligence community (IC); and provide key cultural considerations that affect operational and tactical planning.
Assist or lead MRX design, data collection, and Master Scenario Events List scenario, and inject development. Required products include e-mails; orders; briefings; reports; images; scripts; intelligence; and related electronic files.
Participate in extensive MRX MSEL inject review and rehearsal sessions to identify errors, omissions, and inconsistencies.
Assist with editing, refining, and re-rehearsing injects.
Execute their roles IAW the MRX MSEL injects, scripts, and time-lines. This includes attending Staff meetings, working groups, planning sessions, and ad-hoc face-to-face meetings.
Provide written and verbal lessons learned regarding all phases of the MRX.
At least 12 years of Military operational experience
(Detailed knowledge and application of Information Operations and how to integrate IO related capabilities
Practical application of the military and joint decision making processes (e.g., MDMP, MCPP, JOPES), SOF planning processes, Army/Joint Targeting, IPB, Intelligence cycle
Ability to interact and facilitate small groups to conduct planning, coordination, data research, analysis, and information requirements development in support of Information Operations and related exercises
Working knowledge/application of Military Deception (MILDEC) planning
Excellent written and oral communication, analytical, research and planning skills
Sound knowledge of Army collective training doctrine, methods, and regulations
Experience in handling and marking classified material
Proficiency in MS Office Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
Preferred knowledge of the Middle East and other CENTCOM and US AFRICOM areas of operation
Deployment experience strongly preferred
Former Army or Marine Corps senior Company Grade (Captain) or Field Grade Officer (Major, Lieutenant Colonel)
Information Related Capability specialist
Minimum Bachelor’s degree
Army or Marine Corps Command and Staff College Graduate
Current DoD Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with ability to obtain a CI Poly if required