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Linquest Corporation J33 Direction and Control SME in Colorado Springs, Colorado


LinQuest Corporation is hiring highly skilled and motivated candidates provide support to the US Space Command (USSPACECOM) J33 as a Direction and Control Subject Matter Expert. In this role, you will support the Direction and Control Branch to manage and track Current Operations (CUOPS) order process and conduct coordination of draft orders through the final approval of orders for publication on behalf of CDRUSSPACECOM. An active TS//SCI clearance is MANDATORY.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and track the Current Operations (CUOPS) order process to include receipt, status updates or in-progress reviews, and transmittal to internal or external organizations.

  • Measure compliance with ongoing activities and assist in identifying where situations deviate from the plan called for in published orders.

  • Implement and assist in managing the J33 inputs into the Command and Control Information Environment (C2IE) as the global integration decision support and visualization tool of record.

  • Conduct coordination of draft orders through the final approval of orders for publication on behalf of CDRUSSPACECOM.

  • Track Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and applicable USSPACECOM orders via an orders tracker on the USSPACECOM SharePoint SIPR website and provide periodic updates at the Plans Operations Synchronization Working Group meeting.

  • Coordinate generation of current operations orders with appropriate SMEs when applicable.

  • Conduct quality checks of orders and disseminates in a timely and effective manner.

  • Review orders received, determine USSPACECOM area of expertise to comply with the orders direction, and make sure the USSPACECOM area or point of contact (POC) receives the order to action.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • BA/BS or MA/MS desired.

  • Previous experience supporting USSPACECOM J3 or J33 desired.

  • Completion of JPME I desired, JPME II preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in providing strategic advice, technical guidance, analysis and recommendations for mission and program challenges.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills,

  • Ability to draft courses of action for senior officer approval based on multiple inputs.

  • Ability to brief/interactive with senior (GO/FLAG) level officer and senior civilians.

  • An active TS//SCI clearance with eligibility for Special Access Programs is MANDATORY.


• Starting salary ranges from $100,000 to $115,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications.

Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit:

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.


Licenses & Certifications


  • TS/SCI

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)