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National Defense Strategy Lessons Learned Specialist

Tampa, FL
Job Title:                 National Defense Strategy Lessons Learned Specialist
Job Location:          Tampa, FL
Salary:                      Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance:               Top Secret
Travel:                      Not Anticipated
Purpose:  The purpose of this task is to provide the J59-L, with a LL Network capable of supporting the execution of the USSOCOM LLP, through delivery of expert advice, collection support, analytical support, and assistance in carrying out all responsibilities and actions required to support the USSOCOM mission and Commander’s Lines of Operation as they apply to the LLP.  This task supports the discovery, knowledge development, implementation, and sharing of observations, issues/insights, lessons, and best practices from operations, training events, exercises, experiments, and other activities involving SOF assets.
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
  • Support operational and strategic observations, insights and lessons on current Special Operations Force employment, SOF development, and future SOF design as identified in working groups, operations, exercises, training events, concept development, war games, and experiments.
  • Conduct CAARD to capture, document and archive NDS planning, organizing, and program activities, processes and lessons learned to identify NDS threats in support of USSOCOM Command priorities.
  • Support LL efforts against, and in preparation to counter, NDS-identified threats. 
  • Employ knowledge of USSOCOM’s and subordinate commands’ current and historical staff roles, areas of responsibility to support NDS CAARD activities.
  • Employ expert research (Master’s degree) skills to conduct independent evaluations of the NDS findings to advise senior SOF leadership on potential approaches, benefits for capability resolution, and implications to DOTMLPF&P.
  • Coordinate with HQ USSOCOM, Component Commands, and TSOCs military leadership to synchronize NDS efforts and findings.
  • Leverage cross-functional military Services and government agencies analytical studies and LL to support adjustments to NDS processes.
  • Coordinate with DoD and interagency to synchronize NDS LL efforts, findings, and sharing of best practices.
  • Brief and advise senior SOF leadership on the effectiveness of the NDS findings, potential approaches, benefits for capability resolution, and implications.
  • Prepare and present concept papers that synthesize key elements of thinking and challenge the current strategic construct and must be suitable for publication in academic or national news outlets.
  • Develop and maintain an electronic resource, to include key points of contact, to be used for mission continuity that may be accessed by all stakeholders.

Job Specific Knowledge/Requirements:
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Strategic Studies, or related field – OR – Graduate of a US Military War College that issues a Master’s Certificate
  • Prior service E8, CW3, or O5 and 3 years of experience at USSOCOM as a staff officer/NCO supporting the DOTMLPF&P, SOFCIDS process 
  • 1 years’ experience supporting operational and strategic working groups, operations, exercises, training events, concept development, war games, and experiments

About Our Company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
Set the Example - "Be out front"
Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
401(k) with matching
Holidays and Annual Leave
10 Paid Holidays
120 hours PTO accrual per year
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