Vistra Communications

Cyber Operations Planner

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2018 10:45 AM)
Cleared Professionals



Vistra is hiring! We have an immediate opening for a Cyber Operation Planner to join our team at USCENTCOM to serve in the Joint Cyber Center (JCC).


The ideal candidate will have experience at CENTCOM, SOCOM, CYBERCOM or any of the cyber component commands and also be a former battalion or squadron commander. The JCC plans Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO) and works cyber-related policy and strategy issues for Central Command. 



  • Provide strategic and operational level planning utilizing JOPES or APEX
  • Integrate cyberspace operations into CENTCOM OPLANs
  • Develop cyber related policy to support execution of OCO
  • Provide cyber-related subject matter expertise to CENTCOM staff, leadership, and higher headquarters
  • Author papers and correspondence for General Officers/Flag Officers (GOFO)
  • Prepare information and decision briefs for GOFOs
  • As required, lead a project from planning, execution, completion and assessment phases with minimal guidance


[1] JOPES = Joint Operation Planning and Execution System

[2] APEX = Adaptive Planning and Execution

[3] OPLAN = Operational Plan


Minimum Experience/Education Requirements

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • JOPP knowledge and experience with JOPES or APEX  
  • Experience writing military plans and orders
  • Experience at 3-star or 4-star headquarters
  • Experience with non-lethal effects planning desired

Place of Performance

  • USCENTCOM, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations may be required


[1] JOPP = Joint Operation Planning Process


Vistra Communications, LLC (Vistra) is a growing communications and management support services company providing a range of services to corporate and federal clients including the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ) and other government agencies. Vistra is an SBA 8(a) and SDVOSB.


Vistra Communications 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, protected veteran status, disability status, or other protected status.


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