Foreign Engagements Subject Matter Expert

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense has multiple Foreign Engagements Subject Matter Expertopenings we are immediately looking to fill in the Fort Meade, MD area.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the development of strategic partnerships with various domestic and international governmental entities and organizations.
  • Complete tasks associated with planning, coordinating, and preparing a DoD client for meetings, conferences, visits with allies, services, agencies, commands, and other parties, including visiting coordination, logistics, and command information packages.
  • Compile and coordinate approval packages for international agreements.
  • Plan, support, and assess security cooperation activities and organize and support international engagements.
  • Follow DoD international agreements and security cooperation processes.

Required Experience

  • 10+ years of experience with building and sustaining DoD international or domestic partner relationships
  • Experience with DoD Security Cooperation concepts, procedures, and execution as conducted by Combatant Commands
  • Experience in supporting DoD operations, strategy, policy analysis, or planning with Service, Joint, non-DoD organizations, or foreign nations
  • Experience with strategic or operational partnerships supporting military service elements, Joint Commands, DoD agencies, non-DoD organizations, or foreign nations
  • Experience with working in military service or Joint staff, including supporting senior military personnel and civilians
  • Knowledge of military processes, methodologies, and orders
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in working with US Embassy country teams, theater combatant commanders, and foreign partners to establish and maintain relationships supportive of DoD objectives
  • Experience with working across DoD and interagency partners to inform and support policy analysis decisions
  • Experience with working in a major headquarters staff level
  • Experience with the DoD strategy for operating in Cyberspace, the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), the National Disclosure Policy (NDP), and Global Force Management (GFM)
  • Experience with drafting decision memos, briefing papers, and other papers on international affairs topics in preparation for international and interagency meetings, including briefing senior leaders
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail
  • Possession of excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • BA or BS degree in a technical or business field preferred; MA or MS degree in International Affairs or related field a plus
  • Completion of Defense Security Cooperation Agency sponsored training preferred

Additional Information

Clear Ridge Defense is the premiere 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 and Malware Analysis, and
  • Cyberspace Operations Planning

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
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 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

*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.



Posted On: Wednesday, May 13, 2020



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