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Cognitive Performance Specialist

Job ID: 2019392
Location: FORT LEWIS, WA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2021
Category: Training
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is currently looking for Cognitive Performance Specialists to join the US Army’s new Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) Program at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), WA. Positions are contingent upon contract award in the Spring of 2021.

The H2F System is the Army’s primary investment in Soldier readiness and lethality, optimal physical and non-physical performance, reduced injury rates, improved rehabilitation after injury, and increased overall effectiveness of the Total Army.  The system empowers and equips Soldiers to take charge of their health, fitness, and well-being in order to optimize individual performance, while preventing injury and disease.

Cognitive Performance Specialists (CPSs) will act as part of a multi-discipline team that will provide program analytical support to function as integrated members of a Brigade (BDE)-based multi-disciplinary team focused on optimizing Soldier readiness and performance within the H2F System. 

Additional Duties and responsibilities & Minimum requirements will vary based on role and level.


At a minimum, Cognitive Performance Specialists (CPSs) roles require:
  • US Citizenship
  • Master’s degree (Doctoral degree preferred) in Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Exercise Science, and/or Sport Sciences with a specialization in Sport Psychology. 
  • A minimum of five (5) years of demonstrable accumulated experience as a mental performance coach or Sport Psychologist with individual athletes and groups of athletes at the levels of NCAA Collegiate, Olympic, professional sports, and Soldiers. 

If you are interested in staying in touch on these opportunities, please complete the steps to APPLY and express interest!

Target salary range: Negotiable. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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 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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