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SOCOM International Special Operations Support SME

Operations | Tampa, FL | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

About Us:

Calhoun International is an information technology and management consulting company providing innovative solutions to our clients. Our expertise ranges from strategic intelligence analysis and network modeling, expert instruction on intelligence analysis and sensors, and cyberspace operations to information systems training and services as well as knowledge management. Calhoun International is located in Tampa, FL with employees in Florida, Texas, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and overseas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


Employee shall perform duties in support of USSOCOM J3-I Division.  The J3-I serves as an international SOF coordination center for the USSOCOM Headquarters and the SOF enterprise.  The prospective employee shall provide support to the J3-I mission to enable the SOF Enterprise to enhance interoperability and strengthen relationships with and among global SOF partners in order to provide strategic options for the United States and Partner Nations.


  • Graduate of US SOF component selection and assessment program such as US Army Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC), Basic Underwater Demolition School (BUDS) or other SOF component equivalent or Associates degree in any field from an accredited university.
  • One year recent (last 7 years) combat/operational experience as part of International Stabilization Force Afghanistan (ISAF) or similar multinational special operation.
  • 3 years recent (last 7 years) regional experience as member of GCC or TSOC staff.
  • Graduate of a Joint Professional Military Education course, Intermediate Development Course or a Senior Professional Military Education Course.
  • 3 years’ experience in international SOF environment, (e.g., assignment to MN SOF headquarters such as the NATO SOF HQ, or GCC coalition coordination center).
  • Trained or certified Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) or Foreign Disclosure Representative (FDR).  Training from USCENTCOM or USSOCOM, DISAM or other combatant command foreign disclosure course is acceptable.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with others
  • Ability to analyze facts and problem issues, and develop alternative solutions and recommendations

Security Clearance:

  • Current DoD Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI access required.