Colorado Springs, Colorado

LinQuest Corporation is hiring highly skilled and motivated candidates to provide support and expertise for the Combined Joint Task Force – Space Operations J8 as a Mission Analyst Subject Matter Expert.

In this role, you will provide mission analysis to understand disparities in warfighting requirements and capabilities across various space mission areas.


  • Collaborate with staff throughout CJTF-SO, SpOC, USSPACECOM, and subordinate components to integrate and coordinate support of the directorate’s efforts by conducting research, analysis, and providing recommendations for the CJTF-SO.
  • Monitor progress of CJTF-SO J8’s tasks and respond to routine or nontechnical requests.
  • Identify warfighting requirements and capability disparities for joint space warfighting systems at the operational component level and support consolidating and communicating those disparities to USSPACECOM J8.
  • Analyze existing warfighting plans, strategies, and related CONOPS and CONEMPS to develop recommendations for requirements modifications to existing programs and new requirements in support of future programs.
  • Assist in identifying capability gaps and risk assessment documents and provide input for requirements that support USSPACECOM’s validation and advocacy processes within JCIDS, ICDs, DCRs, JEONs, and similar.
  • Complete limited admin duties including preparation and review of internal/external document and managing taskings using TMT on NIPRNet and SIPRNet.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in initiating and/or developing Government specified content for USSPACECOM J8, especially in the area of capability development and the Joint Capabilities Integrated Development System (JCIDS).
  • Specific expertise and proficiency in at least two of the following space mission areas:
    • Satellite Communications,
    • Missile Warning/Missile Defense,
    • Space Domain Awareness,
    • Command and Control,
    • Positioning/Navigation/Timing,
    • Space Control
  • Demonstrated experience in providing strategic advice, technical guidance, analysis and recommendations for mission and program challenges.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to brief/interactive with senior (GO/FLAG) level officer and senior civilians.
  • An active TS with SCI and SAP eligibility is MANDATORY.

Desired Experience:

  • BA/BS or MA/MS desired.
  • Previous experience supporting USSPACECOM J8 desired.


  • The salary for this position ranges from approximately $100,000 to $120,000 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.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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