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Operations/Datalink Subject Matter Expert

Job ID: 211986
Location: KAISERSLAUTERN, RP, Germany
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Ops Res Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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ARMY VETERAN, DIGITAL ENGINEER EXPERT

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 Operations/Datalink Subject Matter Expert will:

 

  • Be responsible for developing and assisting in the generation of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) mission planning materials and documentation related to European Theater Operations (ETO) Live, Virtual, Constructive (LVC) efforts
  • Be responsible for integrating joint, multi-tactical datalink interface control considerations in development of scenarios to exercise IAMD concepts, plans, procedures and systems to support LVC and Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) 
  • Provide technical assistance and will plan and organize datalink efforts in support of mission planning, operations and scenario development
  • Be responsible for effecting planning and management of the joint tactical datalink network and will assist with the development of training objectives, scenarios, and LVC vignettes for the integration of new air defense sensors in the AOR 
  • Assist with ensuring network configuration, system capabilities and data integrity prior to start of an event and that all participants are granted appropriate permissions, as required
  • Be responsible for accomplishing studies and reports and developing/updating relevant concept of employment (CONEMP) and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) based on the exercise and test findings for inclusion into future experimentation and exercise development
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of United States Air Force (USAF) planning cycles/processes
  • Be responsible for developing and assisting in planning meetings to develop LVC DMO training and exercise scenarios and associated timelines with Joint partners as needed, as well as assist with event execution across air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace battlefield

Secondary duties may also include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing effective planning, programming, and budgeting to execute resource requirements
  • Providing support to capture trends, user requirements, and other key issues and assist with development of critical documentation to support system resource requirements

Qualifications

The following skills are required and/or desired as stated:

  • Recent operational experience as a Joint Interface Control Officer, Technician or equivalent with over 5 years of experience
  • Experience with air surveillance, command and control, data link operations, and sensor network architecture planning and employment in relation to the Joint Engagement Sequence (JES)
  • Familiarity with USAF and Joint policy and doctrine
  • Knowledgeable on the selection and employment of surveillance, combat, reporting and data link management systems
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Recent experience using Microsoft Products including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Project, are desired 
  • Have outstanding organizational and communications skills, and attention to detail 

Desired Familiarity with:

  • Experience working with tactical datalinks in an LVC modeling and simulation environment
  • Experience with datalink architectures that incorporate fourth and fifth generation fighter communication capabilities
  • Experience planning, coordinating and developing test articles and TTPS, as well as Joint test experience
  • Knowledge of IAMD operations and experience operating/integrating air defense systems Bachelors/Graduate degree in a technical field, PMP or Test & Evaluation Certifications

A TS/SCI (fully adjudicated and eligible for NATO) security 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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