CO-OPL-003 Partner Integration Planner

Provides specialized denial and deception operations and collection of cybersecurity information that may be used to develop intelligence.

Performs in-depth joint targeting and cybersecurity planning process. Gathers information and develops detailed Operational Plans and Orders supporting requirements. Conducts strategic and operational-level planning across the full range of operations for integrated information and cyberspace operations.

Works to advance cooperation across organizational or national borders between cyber operations partners. Aids the integration of partner cyber teams by providing guidance, resources, and collaboration to develop best practices and facilitate organizational support for achieving objectives in integrated cyber actions.

Knowledges 41

Code Description Work Roles
K0001 Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies. 52
K0002 Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk). 52
K0003 Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy. 52
K0004 Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles. 52
K0005 Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. 52
K0006 Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses. 52
K0108 Knowledge of concepts, terminology, and operations of a wide range of communications media (computer and telephone networks, satellite, fiber, wireless). 11
K0109 Knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals (e.g., CPUs, Network Interface Cards, data storage). 15
K0350 Knowledge of accepted organization planning systems. 3
K0362 Knowledge of attack methods and techniques (DDoS, brute force, spoofing, etc.). 9
K0377 Knowledge of classification and control markings standards, policies and procedures. 7
K0379 Knowledge of client organizations, including information needs, objectives, structure, capabilities, etc. 7
K0392 Knowledge of common computer/network infections (virus, Trojan, etc.) and methods of infection (ports, attachments, etc.). 9
K0395 Knowledge of computer networking fundamentals (i.e., basic computer components of a network, types of networks, etc.). 10
K0400 Knowledge of crisis action planning for cyber operations. 3
K0403 Knowledge of cryptologic capabilities, limitations, and contributions to cyber operations. 5
K0408 Knowledge of cyber actions (i.e. cyber defense, information gathering, environment preparation, cyber-attack) principles, capabilities, limitations, and effects. 3
K0411 Knowledge of cyber laws and legal considerations and their effect on cyber planning. 3
K0414 Knowledge of cyber operations support or enabling processes. 4
K0417 Knowledge of data communications terminology (e.g., networking protocols, Ethernet, IP, encryption, optical devices, removable media). 10
K0422 Knowledge of deconfliction processes and procedures. 3
K0431 Knowledge of evolving/emerging communications technologies. 11
K0432 Knowledge of existing, emerging, and long-range issues related to cyber operations strategy, policy, and organization. 3
K0435 Knowledge of fundamental cyber concepts, principles, limitations, and effects. 5
K0436 Knowledge of fundamental cyber operations concepts, terminology/lexicon (i.e., environment preparation, cyber-attack, cyber defense), principles, capabilities, limitations, and effects. 8
K0444 Knowledge of how Internet applications work (SMTP email, web-based email, chat clients, VOIP). 11
K0455 Knowledge of information security concepts, facilitating technologies and methods. 3
K0465 Knowledge of internal and external partner cyber operations capabilities and tools. 6
K0499 Knowledge of operations security. 8
K0501 Knowledge of organization cyber operations programs, strategies, and resources. 3
K0504 Knowledge of organization issues, objectives, and operations in cyber as well as regulations and policy directives governing cyber operations. 3
K0506 Knowledge of organization objectives, leadership priorities, and decision-making risks. 3
K0507 Knowledge of organization or partner exploitation of digital networks. 6
K0508 Knowledge of organization policies and planning concepts for partnering with internal and/or external organizations. 3
K0511 Knowledge of organizational hierarchy and cyber decision-making processes. 6
K0512 Knowledge of organizational planning concepts. 3
K0514 Knowledge of organizational structures and associated intelligence capabilities. 3
K0538 Knowledge of target and threat organization structures, critical capabilities, and critical vulnerabilities 3
K0585 Knowledge of the organizational structure as it pertains to full spectrum cyber operations, including the functions, responsibilities, and interrelationships among distinct internal elements. 3
K0598 Knowledge of the structure and intent of organization specific plans, guidance and authorizations. 6
K0599 Knowledge of the structure, architecture, and design of modern digital and telephony networks. 5

Skills 10

Code Description Work Roles
S0218 Skill in evaluating information for reliability, validity, and relevance. 8
S0249 Skill in preparing and presenting briefings. 8
S0296 Skill in utilizing feedback to improve processes, products, and services. 9
S0297 Skill in utilizing virtual collaborative workspaces and/or tools (e.g., IWS, VTCs, chat rooms, SharePoint). 7
S0185 Skill in applying analytical methods typically employed to support planning and to justify recommended strategies and courses of action. 3
S0186 Skill in applying crisis planning procedures. 3
S0213 Skill in documenting and communicating complex technical and programmatic information. 3
S0250 Skill in preparing plans and related correspondence. 5
S0326 Skill to distinguish between notional and actual resources and their applicability to the plan under development. 2
S0360 Skill to analyze and assess internal and external partner cyber operations capabilities and tools. 6

Abilities 16

Code Description Work Roles
A0013 Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means. 14
A0066 Ability to accurately and completely source all data used in intelligence, assessment and/or planning products. 12
A0070 Ability to apply critical reading/thinking skills. 9
A0089 Ability to function in a collaborative environment, seeking continuous consultation with other analysts and experts—both internal and external to the organization—to leverage analytical and technical expertise. 13
A0085 Ability to exercise judgment when policies are not well-defined. 9
A0082 Ability to effectively collaborate via virtual teams. 7
A0074 Ability to collaborate effectively with others. 6
A0067 Ability to adjust to and operate in a diverse, unpredictable, challenging, and fast-paced work environment. 3
A0068 Ability to apply approved planning development and staffing processes. 3
A0077 Ability to coordinate cyber operations with other organization functions or support activities. 4
A0081 Ability to develop or recommend planning solutions to problems and situations for which no precedent exists. 3
A0090 Ability to identify external partners with common cyber operations interests. 5
A0094 Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, and guidance relevant to organization cyber objectives. 6
A0096 Ability to interpret and understand complex and rapidly evolving concepts. 4
A0098 Ability to participate as a member of planning teams, coordination groups, and task forces as necessary. 5
A0105 Ability to tailor technical and planning information to a customer’s level of understanding. 7

Tasks 34

Code Description Work Roles
T0571 Apply expertise in policy and processes to facilitate the development, negotiation, and internal staffing of plans and/or memorandums of agreement. 2
T0581 Assist and advise interagency partners in identifying and developing best practices for facilitating operational support to achievement of organization objectives. 3
T0582 Provide expertise to course of action development. 5
T0601 Collaborate with other team members or partner organizations to develop a diverse program of information materials (e.g., web pages, briefings, print materials). 2
T0627 Contribute to crisis action planning for cyber operations. 3
T0629 Contribute to the development, staffing, and coordination of cyber operations policies, performance standards, plans and approval packages with appropriate internal and/or external decision makers. 1
T0635 Coordinate with intelligence and cyber defense partners to obtain relevant essential information. 2
T0665 Develop or participate in the development of standards for providing, requesting, and/or obtaining support from external partners to synchronize cyber operations. 2
T0666 Develop or shape international cyber engagement strategies, policies, and activities to meet organization objectives. 1
T0669 Develop strategy and processes for partner planning, operations, and capability development. 1
T0670 Develop, implement, and recommend changes to appropriate planning procedures and policies. 3
T0671 Develop, maintain, and assess cyber cooperation security agreements with external partners. 1
T0699 Facilitate interactions between internal and external partner decision makers to synchronize and integrate courses of action in support of objectives. 2
T0700 Facilitate the sharing of “best practices” and “lessons learned” throughout the cyber operations community. 1
T0712 Identify and manage security cooperation priorities with external partners. 1
T0764 Provide subject matter expertise to planning efforts with internal and external cyber operations partners. 2
T0729 Inform external partners of the potential effects of new or revised policy and guidance on cyber operations partnering activities. 1
T0732 Integrate cyber planning/targeting efforts with other organizations. 2
T0739 Maintain relationships with internal and external partners involved in cyber planning or related areas. 3
T0747 Monitor and evaluate integrated cyber operations to identify opportunities to meet organization objectives. 2
T0759 Contribute to the review and refinement of policy, to include assessments of the consequences of endorsing or not endorsing such policy. 1
T0760 Provide subject matter expertise to planning teams, coordination groups, and task forces as necessary. 2
T0763 Conduct long-range, strategic planning efforts with internal and external partners in cyber activities. 4
T0766 Propose policy which governs interactions with external coordination groups. 1
T0772 Prepare for and provide subject matter expertise to exercises. 3
T0784 Provide cyber focused guidance and advice on intelligence support plan inputs. 2
T0787 Provide input for the development and refinement of the cyber operations objectives, priorities, strategies, plans, and programs. 2
T0795 Provide planning support between internal and external partners. 2
T0817 Serve as a conduit of information from partner teams by identifying subject matter experts who can assist in the investigation of complex or unusual situations. 1
T0818 Serve as a liaison with external partners. 1
T0823 Submit or respond to requests for deconfliction of cyber operations. 2
T0825 Synchronize cyber international engagement activities and associated resource requirements as appropriate. 1
T0826 Synchronize cyber portions of security cooperation plans. 1
T0836 Document lessons learned that convey the results of events and/or exercises. 3