Cyber Weapons & Tactics Officer

Clear Ridge Defense - Hampton, VA

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking TS/SCI cleared professionals to serve as Cyber Weapons & Tactics Officers in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will...

  • Directly support HQ ACC.
  • Support the advocacy and establishment of policy and guidance for operations training devices/simulators, Cyberspace Live Virtual Constructive (LVC)/Distributed Mission Operations (DMO), and support Simulator Certification (SIMCERT) programs to ensure training devices support accurate and credible training.
  • Support the development of cyberspace academic training, and provide assistance for detailed oversight of training by documenting training deficiencies, and providing recommended solutions.
  • Support, and coordinate with AF Inspection Systems Functional Area Managers (FAMs) for Cyberspace/ISR training, standardization, and evaluation programs.
  • Support the development, review, preparation, and coordination of cyberspace operations instructions, technical orders, policy and guidance, Air Force Instructions (AFIs), and tactical manuals in coordination with all personnel within this PWS.
  • Support GFM activities by reviewing, coordinating, and preparing SORTS and DRRS reports, development and management of UTCs, DOC statements, METS, GFMAP and associated DEPORDs, and other GFM activities as required.
  • Support the development, coordination, and preparation of Cyberspace staff taskings, CONOPs, CONEMPs, Enabling concepts, Roadmaps, Contingency Plans, and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).
  • Assist with the management of training, health, and manning of cyberspace career fields.
  • Support financial management efforts for PPBE of cyberspace/ISR operations requirements.
  • Recommend appropriate operational and support agency representation in the requirements and/or upgrade/modification process and assist with the development of modification requests in accordance with AFI 63-138 for assigned weapon systems.
  • Support establishment of standards, tasks, and formal training requirements for both operations and maintenance (O&M).
  • Assist with authoring weapon system-specific instructions, manuals, and AF/Multi- Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) in accordance with applicable AF, DoD, and Joint policy documents for each appropriate weapon system and capabilities.
  • Support the development of cyberspace range policy/sustainment and integration into DoD training ranges.
  • Assist with defining and documenting fielding requirements for execution by the SPM. 8.17.15Assist the development and execution of appropriate programming plans that document MAJCOM responsibilities in fielding execution.
  • Assist with development and execution of appropriate programming plans that document command responsibilities for weapon systems.
  • Conduct analysis, to include CBAs and AoAs, to support USG requirements.
  • Assist with the development of required briefings for various requirements boards, such as Air Force Requirements Review Groups (AFRRGs), Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Functional Capabilities Boards (FCBs), Joint Capabilities Boards (JCBs), and JROCs.
  • Participate in High-Performance Teams (HPTs) for operational capability document development and provide consultation to ACC Government lead on HPT membership.
  • Support cyberspace operations, training, exercises, and conferences, including but not limited to Weapons and Tactics Conference (WEPTAC), Weapons School, and flag events.
  • Review and recommend updates to Attack Sensing and Warning (AS&W) and Indications and Warning (I&W) TTPs.
  • Support, develop, and coordinate weapons instructor billet management processes, products, and taskings.
  • Support HQ Crisis Action Team in support of (ISO) real/exercise cyberspace events and Emergency Action Messages.
  • Support and execute COMACC’S Commander Air Force Forces roles and responsibilities, and Cyberspace operations throughout the DoD.
  • Support the development and management of ACC’s Organize, Train, and Equip functions.


You possess...

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A Top Secret clearance with SCI.
  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience developing USG or corporate sustainment and execution plans.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience preparing, planning, and executing USG, or corporate financial strategies, policy/guidance, and training programs.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in network security/network management, and conducting cyber operations either DCO or OCO.
  • Minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience at flight level or above in DoD weapons and tactics organization, or minimum of three (3) years’ experience project/program management experience.
  • Previous evaluator experience in evaluating Cyber Operators gaining qualification on specific Crew Positions either in Defensive Cyber Operations and or Offensive Cyber operations.
  • Previous instructor experience in the development and delivery of training to Cyber Operators that are executing missions for the Cyber Mission Force.
  • Previous experience in the development and execution of a governance structure that provides repeatable governance and policies to operational and tactical level units.
  • Experience (Ability and Skill) in the JCIDS process, DEVOPS and the onboarding and employment of cyber weapon systems and capabilities
  • Knowledge of United States Government (USG) cyberspace training principles, directives, methodologies, and approaches used in developing, managing, and conducting cyberspace policy and guidance.
  • Knowledge of USG principles, methodologies, and approaches used in Resource Management, Budgeting, and Acquisitions that support cyberspace requirements.
  • 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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