Identity Operations Manager

Rigid is currently seeking Full Time individual(s) to serve as an Identity Operations Manager (IOM) in support of a customer program at the following CONUS/OCONUS locations:

Stuttgart Germany, Seoul Korea, MacDill AFB Tampa FL, Pearl Harbor HI, Miami FL, Peterson AFB Colorado Springs CO, Mons Belgium, Ft Bragg NC, Bethesda MD, Crystal City VA, Fairmont WV,

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active TS/SCI U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.


  • Serve as the subject matter expert on all identity operations matters for the supported command.
  • Provide technical expertise, research, evaluation, and staff support for SOF identity operations at supported TSOC, interagency partner, and COCOM. Support includes preparing host organization standard draft identity operations staff documentation (White / information Papers, Briefings, routing / staffing documents, agendas, timelines, trip reports etc.).
  • Provide lesson’s learned technical expertise, identify common operational requirements and develop biometric, forensic, and DOMEX processes to support the unique needs of each theater, supported agency, and commander.
  • Draft and coordinate identity related plans, policy documentation, partner nation or interagency MOA/MOUs, CONOPS, orders and/or supporting identity operations Annexes/ Appendixes to address SOF equities world-wide that lead to global access and operational authorities.
  • De-conflict, synchronize, and coordinate biometric, forensic, and DOMEX issues to achieve USG, DoD, and partner nation consensus in support of SOF identity operations.
  • Review identity operations capabilities, tactics, techniques and procedures to synchronize and report best practices across SOF missions and operations.
  • Support planning and coordinating USSOCOM Tactical Evaluation event activities.
  • Advise Commanders in biometric, DOD biometric, forensic, and DOMEX capabilities and operations, and document identity operational requirements in support of TSOC, interagency partner, and COCOM missions.
  • Remain current on emerging identity related technologies in the areas of live / latent fingerprint collection, iris scans, facial recognition, voice pattern analysis, DNA, hand geometry and behavioral patterns.
  • Leverage DOD biometrics enabled watch list process (BEWL) to support IOM missions.
  • Support, develop, plan, evaluate and recommend capabilities to meet requirements of current and future COCOM/TSOC identity operations. Includes recommending process change decisions, applying deployed force lessons learned, and improving DOD biometrics architecture requirements to support commander’s unique regional requirements.
  • Coordinate or participate in tactical biometric, forensic, or document and media (DOMEX) exploitation studies, evaluations, testing, and / or provide Subject Matter Expertize to assist in the development of effective remedies.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • COCOM/IA: 2-years of experience serving as an action officer in a senior level command (interagency HQ, Joint Staff, or COCOM / equivalent 4-Star level command).
  • TSOC/NSHQ: 2-years of experience serving as an action officer in a TSOC or equivalent 1-to-3-Star level command.
  • All: 2-years of experience serving in a SOF operational or tactical unit
  • All: 1-year of experience writing plans, policy, CONOPS, orders, or MOA/MOUs at a senior level command (interagency HQ, Joint Staff, or COCOM / equivalent 4-Star level command).
  • Current and Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
  • Must be physically fit and able to operate in austere environments while wearing body armor and carrying additional equipment.

Additional requirements For Germany

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field with 3 years of specialized experience in Identity Operations field, OR; Associate’s degree in any field with 7 years of specialized experience in Identity Operations field, OR; 11 years of specialized experience in Identity Operations field.

Desired Skills

Recent forensic collection experience including cell phone and computer data extraction

Recent operational experience with latent print collection, iris scanning, and facial recognition

What Rigid Brings

You will become part of a dynamic team. Not simply and employee but a teammate on a fast growing service disable veteran owned business that understand operations and the sacrifices employees make.
Medical, dental, vision plan
401K plan
Paid time off and holiday time

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