Job ID: 2011933
Location: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2020
Subcategory: Training Analyst
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
The Defense Systems Customer Group currently has a career opportunity for a Surface Warfare (SUW) Senior Training Analyst to provide live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) support to Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL), Virginia Beach, Virginia, as a fleet training subject matter expert (SME).
Training SMEs are highly-skilled persons with knowledge gained over years of experience at senior levels. They promote greater information sharing for staffs and stakeholders. They provide realistic as well as reliable, consistent support and well-developed recommendations to various audiences in training and real world events. They will maintain the integrity of the training objectives, and maintain a knowledge base that is consistent with the requirements that cover the full spectrum of the listed Functional Area duties. SMEs serve as the catalyst for developing and evaluating requirements. They provide the expertise and insight to support programs and leaders at all levels, including very senior levels, civilian and military sectors. They are experienced subject matter experts in their fields of expertise.
The ideal candidate will be a former senior-grade U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer with high level (command and/or senior staff) experience in SUW operations and at least one tour of duty (two-three years) implementing or instructing SUW principles, doctrine, and naval tactics, techniques and procedures (NTTP) as part of operations or training with naval strike group or fleet staffs or major training command staff. In addition, he/she will have excellent public speaking, presentation, and time management skills, as well as at least four years of applicable training SME experience in:
Developing training curricula
Conducting fleet/joint training assessments to identify gaps, training needs, and solutions
Delivering training in person and/or online
Developing and modifying training event/exercise scenarios and curricula
Managing training projects as team and/or project leader
Designing custom training to meet Fleet and Joint training objectives
Engaging senior staff at the Flag Officer/Director/Manager level
Prioritizing multiple tasks and schedules with minimal impact on productivity/deliverables
Specific Functional Area duties include:
Assist government leads with the development of synthetic scenarios in accordance with current Naval/Joint doctrine, TTPs, and forward deployed Fleet requirements, ensuring all training objectives are accomplished.
Provide recommendations for the development of synthetic augmentation (entities, scenario elements, simulator operators, etc.) to enhance live training exercises.
Assist in development of exercise documents to include manning documents, messages and orders to include, but not limited to, OPORDs, exercise directives, MSELs, and exercise game books.
Provide government leads with appropriate observations/lessons learned from LVC training exercises to ensure relevant changes are incorporated in future exercises.
Provide expertise on Naval doctrine and Naval Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (NTTP).
Provide significant expertise in major combat mission areas (IAMD, SUW, ASW, Strike, IO, Intelligence, etc.) with the operational SUW acumen required for training, mentoring and assessing training audiences to include CSG, ESG, ARG staffs, and IDs. Provide expertise and support on applicable tactical and operational-level joint, coalition and service doctrine.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / SKILLS:
U.S. citizen with Secret clearance (and ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance) and Bachelor degree (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics [STEM] field preferred).Recent significant operational SUW experience commensurate with the O5 paygrade or above.
Eight (8) years of technical and general Training SME experience (12 years in lieu of degree will be considered).
Minimum of one naval tour (five years’ experience preferred) with high level (senior staff or major training command) experience operating, training, and/or lecturing on SUW principles, doctrine, and NTTP while training strike group or fleet staffs.
Must possess proven written and verbal communication skills at the junior management and senior executive level, and be able to act independently.
Experience in use of MS Office (e.g., PowerPoint) products.
Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) staff or AEGIS experience preferred.In depth experience with the Navy Warfare Training System (NWTS) and use of Navy Mission Essential Task List (NMETL) methodology.
Experience with JSAF software operation, including the ability to build and execute complex tactical vignettes.
Experience integrating Joint assets into Fleet operations or LVC training events and developing Command and Control exercise documents.
Familiarity and solid understanding of Fleet Training policy documents, including the Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP) and Fleet Training Continuum (FTC), and Type Commander Training and Readiness manuals.
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