Security Cooperation and Engagement Specialist

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/6/2018 1:15 PM)
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BlueWater Federal Solutions is a dynamic and nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our Federal Customers (DHS, Army, Navy, CENTCOM, DHA, EPA, GSA) as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value.


Without question, our company's strength lies in our people – Over 250 men and women who are deeply passionate about client partnership, reliable delivery, and successful results. We are looking for individuals who share this aspiration and invite you to join us in work that truly makes a difference for our clients.


Security Cooperation and Engagement Specialist  is responsible for establishing, maintaining, executing and facilitating the USCENTCOM’s Command and Control Interoperability Program (CIP) which directly supports Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  requirements, USCENTCOM’s Theater Campaign Plan and Theater Security Cooperation Strategy for the USCENTCOM Area of  Responsibility (AOR) mainly focusing on Building Partner Capability (BPC), through the use and guidance of DOD and National Policies and Directives that enables the disclosure, release and transfer of U.S. technology, information systems security (INFOSEC) products or associated communications security (COMSEC) information to foreign governments and supports U.S. National Policy that governs the release of information assurance products and classified information to foreign governments.  


  • Plan and develop methods, procedures and techniques to support secure communications interoperability between U.S. Forces and USCENTCOM Regional Partners in support of USCENTCOM’s Theater Strategy and USCENTCOM’s Theater Security Cooperation Strategy objectives.
  • Serve as Lead Action Officer / Planner for Partner Nation (PN) country-specific C2 interoperability related staff packages.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, execute and facilitates cross-command and Regional Partner interoperability conferences, programs and special working groups.
  • Participate in DoD agencies, HQ USCENTCOM, and other major commands meetings, panels, study groups, work groups, and other planning activities regarding assigned mission and functions.
  • Liaise with other USCENTCOM directorates, external components and agencies, Ministries of Defense, and Offices of Military Cooperation (OMC) to support Coalition partner engagements, Command and Control Interoperability Boards (CCIBs), Secure C2 Interoperability Working Groups (CIWG), and other events as required.
  • Coordinate the resolution of CCIB and CIWG action items through collaboration with the USCENTCOM staff and outside agencies.
  • Prepare official correspondence relating to engagements, Communication Interoperability and Security Memorandum of Agreements (CIS MOA), COMSEC, FMS Cases, Third Party Transfers, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)/Export Compliance, and planning efforts such as OPLAN/CONPLANS, Theater Campaign Plans, and Security Cooperation Country Plans.



  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance is required
  • Outstanding oral and college level written communication skills; experience writing as a staff action officer (clear, concise, active voice) is preferred.
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex comms architectures, cybersecurity requirements / implementation of Risk Management Framework (RMF), and cross-domain solutions (CDS).
  • Knowledge of COMSEC devices (install, operate, maintain) and requirements to transfer to Foreign Partners.
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Cases.
  • Working knowledge of Collaboration Tools, telecommunications tools, Tactical Data Links (Link-16, Link-11, etc.), cross domain solutions/information sharing solutions (ex., RM, CPN, and TNE) and COMSEC regulations such as CJCS Instructions, Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) policies, National Security Agency (NSA) Policies, and Command regulations.
  • Ability to give presentations to senior members of U.S. and Coalition defense organizations.
  • Must be able to travel CONUS and OCONUS up to 25%
  • Must be able to carry and lift over 70 lbs. of conference equipment; be able to obtain an international driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of Joint operations and Joint C2 systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with Middle Eastern culture and customs; willingness to travel to AOR countries to assist with Coalition engagements.
  • Knowledge in SharePoint and Tasker Management Tool (TMT) is preferred.


BlueWater Federal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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