General Dynamics Information Technology Watch Officer/Special Operations in Bagram, Afghanistan

Job Description

The Watch Officer directly supports the Military Current Operations Director. The Watch Officer assists in the coordination, provision of support and monitoring of the current operations of joint, coalition, and Afghan forces. Helps ensure that current operations are synchronized and deconflicted, both within organic formations, and externally with other elements. The Watch Officer is responsible for conducting coordination with all subordinates, as well as adjacent units and assisting the Current Operations Director with maintaining situational understanding. The Watch Officer assists the current Operations Director with the transmission of direction and guidance and facilitates the Commanding General’s ability to exercise command and control by passing message traffic. Assists in the accomplishment of site-specific objectives as specified by the COR.


BS/BA Degree

The Contractor is required to have the following qualifications to fill this position:

  • Possess a military background that includes successful O3 level command, or successful participation in an O3 level Command Team.

  • Have achieved the military rank of O3 or higher.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Able to accurately and concisely communicate threat and security information via verbal briefings.


This position will deploy with U.S. Forces, and therefore is subject to Deployed Contractor training and regulations, and USCENTCOM Individual Protection and individual / Unit Deployment Policy. Successful candidates will be subject to initial and recurring physical examinations and medical testing, and meet fitness for duty requirements in accordance with the CENTCOM Policy and related modifications and regulations

This position requires assignment or deployment to international location(s).

*5-8 years

*Secret Clearance required

  1. Computer skills including MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) and Internet

  2. Excellent oral and written communications

  3. Able to accurately and concisely communicate threat and security information via verbal briefings.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID 2018-39351

Number of Positions 1

Job Locations AFG-Bagram

Job Function Program Management

Security Clearance Level Secret

Full/Part Time Full Time