By Light Professional IT Services

Exercise Support Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 4 days ago(3/25/2020 11:38 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Do you have a curious mind with a passion for problem-solving?

Do you possess integrity, courage, selflessness and strong communication skills and want to be a part of an elite team of champions?

Are you solution-oriented and want to grow your career?


Then By Light Professional IT Services is the place for you!


By Light is hiring an Exercise Support Analyst to join our team. The selected candidate will support readiness planning which consists of managing, assessing, and refining JFHQ-DODIN Joint Mission Essential Tasks (JMETs) in support of current and evolving missions and emerging requirements.  Provide research, analysis, and recommendations to develop and execute Joint Event Lifecycle events including combatant command (CCMD) exercise and scenario development/synchronization.


  • Prepare, organize and submit JMET assessments and ensure current readiness and training conditions are updated within the Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS) and Joint Training Information Management System (JTIMS).
  • Prepare critical readiness inputs to the Joint Quarterly Readiness Review (JQRR), Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC), and the Command’s Joint Mission Essential Task List (JMETL) located in DRRS.
  • Provide comprehensive cyber exercise support to JFHQ-DODIN to plan, manage, and integrate the JFHQ-DODIN Command’s exercise and training programs and after action processes to achieve and sustain JFHQ-DODIN mission essential task proficiency.
  • Provide recommendations to Command authorities and resources for applicable staff elements, JFHQ-DODIN, subordinate headquarters, Service Cyber components, CCMDs, components and agencies with cyber related missions to dedicate to joint exercises.
  • Provide participation to JFHQ-DODIN white cell during cyber exercises and provide analysis for threat mitigation requirements and capability development.
  • Conduct post-exercise lessons learned studies and incorporate these in future exercises when appropriate.  Develop Courses of Action (COA) in response to training objectives.  Identify, track, and resolve issues impacting training, exercises, and daily operations.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Must have a solid knowledge of all four phases of the Joint Training System:  Requirements; Plans; Execution; & Assessments.
  • Must be familiar with the three programs of record for the Joint Training System (DRRS, JTIMS and JLLIS).  
  • Familiar with the Joint Planning Process (JOPP) and the Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC) for joint training exercise planning.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to support exercise development events.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+CE
  • ITIL V3 Certification

  • Experience briefing Senior Leaders.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Currently possess an active DoD TS/SCI clearance and eligible for C/I Polygraph.


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