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Simulation Planner

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Job ID: 2306051
Location: PEARL CITY, HI, United States
Date Posted: Jun 9, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a Simulation Planner on Ford Island in Oahu, Hawaii to support the Pacific Warfighting Center (PWC). The successful candidate provides subject matter expertise and operational support in joint simulations, scenarios, database management, Joint Theater Level Simulation – Global Operations (JTLS-GO) /Simulation Operations, user training, exercise design, issue coordination/resolution, event tests development, and event execution.  


  • Coordinates across operational planners and working groups to facilitate and document the requirements for the simulation
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot, modeling and simulation systems on Linux and Windows servers
  • Prepare and test server and client equipment using Joint Theater Level Simulation for Global Operations (JTLS-GO)
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues between server, clients, and server to server communications
  • Supports simulation architecture design and planning, build, manage, and validate simulation database
  • Provides Joint Simulation solution demonstrations and user training sessions, as required, during events and other activities, planning sessions, and meetings
  • Assists with set-up and provides required database, terrain, maps, and other products for event support
  • Performs functional and operational tests, validations, and documents joint simulation solutions/simulation operations/database during technical tests, EFT, EOT, and ECG Training to ensure proper operations at STARTEX



  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; additional four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree 
  • Working knowledge of Exercise Control Groups (ECG)
  • Experience install, troubleshoot, and maintain Linux systems
  • Experience installing modeling and simulations systems
  • Experience with a simulation system (i.e. TDACS, MUSE, Joint Theater Level Simulation for Global Operations (JTLS-GO), etc)
  • Experience with C4I systems (i.e. Global Command and Control Systems - Joint (GCCS-J), Agile Client, or Theater Battle Management Core Systems (TBMCS))


  • Must have a DoD 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification (i.e. Security+ CE, CCNA, CySA+, etc)
  • Must have a certification in one of the following operating systems; Linux, Windows, or VmWare within one (1) year of hire


  • Experience working with Joint Theater Level Simulation for Global Operations (JTLS-GO


  • Must be able to obtain a full Secret Clearance; Interim Secret required prior to start, SAIC will help to obtain
  • Must be a current US Citizen

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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