Joint Readiness and Assessment Branch Support Branch SME in Colorado Springs, CO

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Linquest Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 38 days ago

LinQuest is seeking a Joint Readiness and Assessment Branch Support Branch SME to join our team at Peterson AFB in Colorado Springs. LinQuest is hiring highly skilled and motivated candidates to join a high-performance team to establish and develop all things involving the US Space Command (USSPACECOM) J33 Readiness and Assessments Branches. LinQuest believes our employees are our most valuable asset. The work environment is collaborative and dynamic between team members, government civilians and joint warfighters. If you desire to be part of an historic event to build out USSPACECOM from the ground, up, this position is for you!


  • Assessments Branch: provide effects-based assessments; assess impact of environment on operations; assess termination options, conditions or proposals; assess status of forces; and assess impact of operations on the adversary
  • Readiness Branch: establish mechanism to develop assessments; measure progress in meeting USSPACECOM objectives and end states based on orders; consolidate requirements from across the Command for additional forces beyond what is attached; monitor the current status of assigned or attached forces; support the development of Request for Forces (RFFs); track, process and manage RFFs; assess Space force readiness and support operational gap analysis to inform resourcing efforts
  • Support routing of operational documents and orders to include preparation of routing packets, reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness, and transmitting signed/approved documents to complete the routing process
  • Support the JOC Director in executing command and control authorities to ensure USSPACECOM is ready to conduct joint space operations to protect and defend the Space JOA and deliver assured theater and global effects in accordance with CDRUSSTRATCOM intent and national and CCDR objectives
  • Work closely with Joint Operations Center team to prepare briefings and reports to USSPACECOM leadership


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher required
  • Completion of JPME 1 is highly desired, and JPME II is preferred
  • USSPACECOM J33 is establishing sub-directorates and requires personnel with Command and Control background in PNT, SATCOM, Space Control, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness with 10-20 years of experience
  • Experience and functional knowledge of DRRS and SORTS desired
  • Previous experience at a CCMD operations center is highly desired
  • Previous Special Technical Operations (STO) Chief, or planner experience is highly desired
  • Ability to identify and resolve challenges at a strategic level
  • Ability to brief/interactive with senior (GO/FLAG) level officer and senior civilians
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills
  • Expert in Microsoft Office suite and Task Management Tool processes
  • US Citizenship and active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this position

Preferred Experience:

  • Establishing procedures for operational reports and defense readiness reporting systems
  • Managing and performing activities within fixed ground or mobile command and control (C2) facilities such as installation and expeditionary command posts (CP), operations centers, rescue coordination centers, and Combatant Command and Major Command (COCOM/MAJCOM) command centers
  • Providing command, control, communications, and information support throughout the full spectrum of operations to include peacetime, emergency and disaster situations, crisis, contingency and war
  • Collecting, processing, and submitting manual and automated data products
  • Disseminating time-sensitive critical information to senior leaders and support agencies
  • Ensures compliance with operations center and C2 Operations policies and procedures

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

Valid Through: 2019-11-7