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Linquest Corporation J35 Joint Planning SME in Colorado Springs, Colorado


LinQuest Corporation is hiring highly skilled and motivated candidates provide support to the US Space Command (USSPACECOM) J35 as a Joint Planning Subject Matter Expert. In this role, you will support the Contingency Operations Branch mission to execute adversary-based planning within 60 days to 2 years horizon; synchronize and integrate with Campaign and Contingency plans; support and execute Operational Planning Teams (OPTs); and produce and/or review concepts of operations (CONOPS), orders. An active TS//SCI clearance is MANDATORY.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support joint planning in accordance with (IAW) Joint Publication 5-0 and Joint Operations IAW the Joint Publication 3-0 series.

  • Participate in operational planning teams (OPT) charged with translating guidance into plans and orders to achieve desired objectives and/or attain a prescribed end state.

  • Produce documents including but not limited to, orders, plans, instructions, presentations, papers, and reports for government review and approval.

  • Integrate and synchronize plans, strategic concepts, designs, and methodologies, with the Joint Staff, other combatant command planning staffs and other entities.

  • Write and staff orders, plans, and instructions in support of operations and exercises.

  • Schedule, secure and set up meeting location and/or communications, invite participants, and participate in meetings in order to provide expertise and inform the commander and staff’s decision-making process.

  • Support the planning and execution of Joint Staff and USSPACECOM exercises and war-games.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • BA/BS or MA/MS desired.

  • Space operations, joint planning, and operational support at the Combatant Command-level.

  • 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 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)