Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) Officer

Clear Ridge Defense - Hampton, VA

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking TS/SCI cleared professionals to serve as Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) Officers in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will...

  • Directly support HQ ACC.
  • Evaluate base comprehensive plans and projects to determine communications and information systems impacts and shortfalls.
  • Identify, implement, and ensure full integration of cybersecurity into all phases of their acquisition, upgrade, or modification programs, including initial design, development, testing, fielding, operation, and sustainment IAW AFI 63-101, Acquisition and Sustainment Life Cycle Management, DoDI 8510.01 and AFMAN 33-210 for guidance. Contractors shall abide by DoDI 8500.1 "Cybersecurity" and derivative agency policies, as applicable and/or required, for C4I task orders.
  • Determine alternative cyber enterprise capabilities and services to ensure operational requirements are met by the most cost-effective means.
  • 5.8.5. Assist ACC in its role as lead command with the operational community on policy impacting operations, training, and warfighting requirements (OT&E).
  • Support the development of cyberspace range policy/sustainment and integration into Department of Defense training ranges as appropriate.
  • Support modernization and sustainment planning across MAJCOMs and agencies, and in coordination with system program managers (SPMs), PMO’s and HAF functional offices.
  • Support financial management efforts for PPBE cyberspace operations requirements, including but not limited to financial year execution and annual cycles.
  • Assist Functional Managers and weapon system FAMs.
  • Assist the ACC Government leads in the PPBE of resources to establish capabilities and sustain weapon systems under Centralized Asset Management (CAM).
  • Assist the development and execution of appropriate programming plans that document MAJCOM responsibilities in fielding execution.
  • Support and assist ACC/A6 facilitating and/or supporting meetings and working groups; provide a consistent ACC/A6 support in prioritizing programs within the cyberspace portfolio.
  • Support ACC/A6 as a liaison between senior leaders and various program Points of Contact (POC); interfacing with POCs across the MAJCOM stakeholder communities; and attending meetings, workshops, symposiums, conferences and other forums to facilitate information gathering and analysis of cyber programs.
  • Assist with meetings, conferences and follow-up to include timely coordination/response to action items.
  • Assist with coordination and management of staffing (electronic and hard copy) packages.
  • Build and support the creation of BBP’s, eSSS, implementation plans, Memorandum of Agreements (MOA), Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs), Service Level Agreements (SLA) and other communication documents in support of AF and MAJCOM cyber portfolios.
  • Review documents and publications and provide pertinent information briefings to support mission requirements.
  • Continuously research new technology services and solutions that could drive strategy, enhance capabilities, create new business models, drive innovation and advise senior management on program opportunities.
  • Assist with coordinating with industry representatives on future integration opportunities as required.
  • Build reports, develop slides, set up, run, and brief all materials in meetings that will include General Officers, Senior Leaders, stakeholders, etc. as needed.
  • Utilize TMT for routing documentation and receiving CRM inputs when required.
  • Provide monthly reporting to HQ ACC/A6 Leadership on status of milestones and deliverables.
  • Support and execute COMACC’S Air Force priorities, and Cyberspace operations throughout the DoD.
  • Support the development, and management of ACC’s Organize, Train, and Equipment functions for the DCO and DODIN cyber environments.
  • Support the development, and employment of A6 Cyberspace weapon systems, programs, and capabilities.


You possess...

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A Top Secret clearance with SCI.
  • Two (2) years’ experience/knowledge of a full range of USG cyberspace operations principles, directives, methodologies, and approaches used in developing, operating, managing, and maintaining services and capabilities that support functional requirements.


  • Leadership experience

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2021 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering

  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning

  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Unique Flexible PTO

  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays

  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military

  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend

  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.

  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement

  • Free financial advising from qualified experts

  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment

  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals

  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses

  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events

  • Access to our Company Swag Store

Clear Ridge Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Posted On: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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