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Training and Exercise Operations SME

Job ID: 2018224
Location: KAISERSLAUTERN, RP, Germany
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Ops Res Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking qualified candidates to support the US Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS) program.

AFAMS is the premier agency responsible for implementation, integration, and development of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and training and analysis standards that support the US Air Force (USAF), Department of Defense (DoD), and mission partners requiring these capabilities to support the Warfighter in full-spectrum operations. As the lead agent for M&S within the USAF, AFAMS gathers requirements, seeks out potential solutions, and integrates legacy and emerging M&S solutions across the USAF and the DoD. The USAF has an M&S initiative that focuses on providing simulation and synthetic training as the critical capability to augment live training, act as an enabler for critical decision-making, and enhance human performance. In the current resource constrained environment, demand for M&S rises with the continuously evolving need for operational readiness and mission preparedness across the USAF, DoD, and with coalition partners. AFAMS focuses on providing innovative M&S services as the key to meeting this demand.

The role of this position is to support the Warrior Preparation Center (WPC) in Einsiedlerhof AS, Germany. The Training and Exercise Operations SME will:

  • The Operations SME shall serve as WPC Operations Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all WPC Training Exercises and Events including the Warfighter Headquarter Training Programs.
  • He/she will be responsible for developing and assisting in the generation of mission materials related to developing exercise and event scenarios and associated timelines including large force exercises integrating joint, combined, allied, and other partner nations’ forces in an air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace battlefield, as well as smaller exercise and event scenarios integrating specific capabilities.
  • The Operations SME will be proficient in the use of various IT and mission systems to generate these products.
  • He/she will have in-depth knowledge of United States Air Force (USAF) planning cycles / processes.
  • The contractor should have an understanding of the employment of various USAF weapons systems.
  • The contractor should also be familiar with various scheduling and training systems to support scenario development and logistics support.
  • Duties also include but are not limited to:
    • Processing/coordinating WPC Training Request Forms (TRF)
    • Facility utilization requests
    • Submitting installation visit requests
    • Scheduling training events
    • Accompanying WPC customers during their time at the WPC
    • Serving as the WPC’s primary face to the customer for training events
    • Other duties as directed

Qualifications

The following skills are required or desired as stated:

  • Familiarity with USAF and Joint policy and doctrine as well as experience with the planning and execution of joint, combined, allied, and other partner nation’s operations and exercises.
  • Recent operational experience in mission scheduling to include realistic optimization of planning and execution timelines as well as recent experience using Microsoft Products including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Project are desired.
  • The contractor must have outstanding organizational and communications skills, and attention to detail.
  • Desired Familiarity with:  USAF and Joint policy and doctrine as well as experience with the planning and execution of joint, combined, allied, and other partner nation’s operations and exercises.
  • Knowledge of AFH 36-2235, Information for Designers of Instructional Systems, Volumes 1-13, AFMAN 36-2234, Instructional System Development, and AFMAN 36-2236, Guidebook for AF Instructors 

A Secret (fully adjudicated and eligible for NATO) secuity clearance is required for this position



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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