• Theater Air Defense Missile/Security Cooperation Engagement Lead

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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 (Air Force, 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.


    This Lead role will provide Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) support and serve as a Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System and Integration subject matter expert.


    • Air and missile defense planning for development and revision of multiple Contingency and Operational Plans.
    • USCENTCOM air and missile defense lead planner at Operations and Logistics Plans
    • Synchronize IAMD efforts across the theater.
    • Develop critical asset list and assisted in development of defended asset lists, for current operations, contingency plans, wargames, and models and simulations.
    • Provide IAMD expertise to USCENTCOM’s Joint Operations Center (JOC), Operational Planning Element (OPE), and Long Range Planning Element (LRPE) in support of crisis response options.
    • Provide IAMD expertise to leverage defensive cyber operations to protect USCENTCOM air and missile defense operations.
    • Review and make recommendations for improvements to IAMD related requests for forces (RFF), deployment and fragmentary orders, as well as Operations Plans (OPLAN) and Concept of Operations Plans (CONPLAN).
    • Provide IAMD input into the Global Force Management processes.
    • Represent IAMD requirements equities across the staff to include modeling and simulation ensuring missile defense equities are appropriately modeled.
    • Assess partner nation’s ability to contribute to USCENTCOM’S air and missile defense operations.
    • Support the integration of Homeland Defense concerns into IAMD plans and operations as capabilities develop that affect the homeland.


    • At least 10 years’ experience with Air & Missile planning in an operational environment.
    • Previous employment in a Combatant Command
    • Previous air defense operational and staff level experience preferred.
    • Ability to give presentations to senior members of U.S. and Coalition defense organizations.
    • Completion of Missile Defense Staff Basic course and Missile Defense Deliberate Planning course helpful.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction (must be able to lead projects without supervision).
    • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time mostly CONUS


    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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