NATO SOF Intelligence Subject Matter Expert and Instructor (642548)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


Leidos has an immediate opening for a full-time NATO Special Operations Forces (SOF) Intelligence Subject Matter Expert (SME) and instructor. The successful candidate will work closely with the NATO SOF Headquarters and other team members to analyze, develop, and implement solutions related to NATO SOF readiness at the operational and strategic levels. The successful candidate will be expected to analyze the needs of NATO’s special operations intelligence community and then develop and present high quality solutions for intermediate and senior level personnel. Candidate will be expected to lead highly interactive seminars, support exercises, develop doctrine, and support training and education requirements. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to perform research to support lesson/curriculum development and build targeted lessons, classroom exercises, and discussion groups for students who are not native-English speakers. Candidate will be expected to attend at least one NATO exercise within a 12-month period as a trainer/observer in order to incorporate current lessons observed into curriculum updates. This is a position on unique, diverse, international, and distributed team that offers challenging work while requiring someone who can work both alone and collaboratively to meet support requirements and deadlines.
• Serve as a subject matter expert on intelligence support to special operations.
• Develop and deliver (instruct) training and educational curriculum based on adult learning and English second language standards, principles, and procedures
• Serve as a facilitator and/or mentor to students or participants during courses or exercises
• Prepare lesson plans, teaching plans, lectures, presentations, briefings, and lead discussions for a vast target audience at various levels in multiple environments (e.g. classroom, syndicate, laboratory, etc.)
• Develop and maintain knowledge bases, course manuals, exercise/training support packages, handouts, study aids, and assessments as required
• Collaborate with team members to analyze and design resident curriculum to meet NATO Special Operations School standards
• Collaborate and participate in e-Education curriculum development to meet distance learning requirements
• Ensure course materials are maintained, updated, and improved as required to remain current and relevant while participating in educational quality improvement activities
• Coordinate and collaborate with members of the NATO Special Operations Headquarters on training, education, doctrine, and exercises related to support for special operations and integration for SOF
• Participate in exercises or other events as required and incorporate observations and lessons learned into curriculum, doctrine, or training as required
• Collaborate, conduct research, and develop doctrine, publications, and manuals related to support to special operations and associated skills/techniques
• Serve as a solutions architect for e-Education, digital knowledge bases, and digital tools to aid product delivery, education solutions, training support, collaboration, and communications


• Citizen of a NATO member nation and have 7-10 years of experience as an intelligence analyst, planner, and/or manager at the tactical and operational levels
• Service in at least one mid-level assignment/position in a special operations organization with extensive personal experience supporting special operations (preferably as a member of a deployed SOF task force)
• A minimum of a Secret Clearance eligible for Top Secret
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (Master’s Degree preferred); equivalent is defined as 4 additional years of relevant experience
• Experience with developing training solutions, scenarios, or simulations to aid training, education, mission preparation, or to enhance technical development
• NATO/NATO SOF experience
• International and/or NATO SOF training and education experience
• Experience as a successful classroom instructor/educator
• Able to write, speak, and teach in English and demonstrate outstanding speaking, writing, and organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, experience working as a member of a team
• Highly capable of operating independently and working effectively in a distributed workforce
• Skilled and current in intelligence analysis software including analyst notebook
• Fully competent with Microsoft Office® suite of automation tools including PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint
• Formal education or experience with adult education, education technology, instructional system design, and/or e-Education
• Experience with multi-national SOF operations
• Experience planning at the joint force command, joint task force, joint special operations task force, and/or special operations component command
• Deployed staff or operational experience in any mid-level operational intelligence position
• Strategic intelligence experience
• Experience or qualification with a learning management system (LMS)
• Experience integrating databases and/or family of tools (e.g. ArcGIS, Palantir, NETPLAN, CPOF, NCOP, JCHAT, etc.)
• Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
The job does not require moving; telecommuting is authorized. Travel is approximately 25%, mainly to European locations.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICBJMETA ICGP500