Project Lead/IO Planner

Job Locations AF-Kabul
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/22/2021 11:46 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Job Requires Relocation


*** This position is contingent upon a contract award ***


SOSi is seeking a Project Lead/IO Planning supporting our United States Government (USG) customer.


  • Directs a team providing full-spectrum Information Operations (IO) planning support to Information Warfare Task Force – Afghanistan (IWTF-A).
  • Ensures operational initiatives are provided with expert mission analysis, analytic problem solving, and assessment of information operations; creative use of information systems and information related capabilities; integration with inter-agency and intelligence community; knowledge of and ability to develop innovative concepts to counter adversarial use of information in the Cyber and Electromagnetic Spectrum; and significant or key cultural considerations that affect operational and tactical planning, security, accreditation, and risk assessment.
  • Provides planning and targeting support to integrate and synchronize operations and exercises.
  • Develops operational plans/annexes and innovative solutions to complex problem sets and coordinates approval with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provides technical expertise, support and management on the implementation of IO-related programs, projects and capabilities.
  • Interfaces, coordinates, and leverages ongoing research and development efforts across government, industry and academia.
  • Participates in meetings, conferences and technology-related events and experiments.


  • Active in Scope TS clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred).   
  • 10+ years of related experience, including experience supporting operations in the supported AOI, with IO experience at the service or joint level preferred, including experience at both the operational and tactical levels.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Occasional CONUS and OCONUS travel including hazardous duty locations.
  • Willing to live and work in Afghanistan in shared living quarters and function effectively in a region designated as a hazardous duty area.
  • Travel outside secure compounds independent of Coalition Forces, as required.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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