Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Planning Analyst - 32389 in Shaw Air Force Base, SC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/30/2020

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Job Description

United States Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) is the Air Force Service Component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), a joint Department of Defense combatant command responsible for U.S. security interests in 27 nations that stretch from the Horn of Africa through the Persian Gulf region, into Central Asia. This position supports USAFCENT Requirements and Plan (A5).

The Integrated Air and Missile Defense Planning and Interoperability contract support position will provide expertise in all aspects of USAFCENT operational requirements associated with integrated air and missile defense operations to develop and maintain joint surface-to-air and fixed-wing weapons integration and employment within a theater-wide system with potential to expand to coalition forces. Key aspects range from initiation, through mission analysis, course of action development, course of action analysis, course of action comparison, course of action approval and plan development. Expertise will be leveraged to develop and generate standard joint operational planning products to include: Operational Guides, CONPLANS and Appendices, and Campaign Plans. Tasks and responsibilities required by this position include but are not limited to;

  • Assist in the development of overall concept-of-operations and rules-of engagement for effective joint/combined air-and-missile defense operations.
  • As directed, coordinate with Service components, higher-headquarters (HHQ), and coalition partners to successfully implement an integrated defense plan. This includes active participation in all phases of regional IAMD exercises (primarily as planners, control group members or role players).
  • Develop Fiscal Year operational engagement proposals to support USAFCENT and USCENTCOM.
  • Develop assessment plans for evaluating IAMD Program and exercises. 
  • Organize and conduct meetings, conferences, briefings, site surveys in support of operational planning and IAMD operations.


  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. One (1) year AOC (or equivalent) officer experience in IAMD related role.
  3. One year’s experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications/e-mail systems or the equivalent.
  4. Must attend the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Staff Officer Course within 1 year of employment if not already completed in military or contractor status. Cost will be covered by USAFCENT.
  5. Ability to obtain an US Passport and meet visa requirements for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info


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