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Non Kinetics Support SME

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Job ID: 2118662
Location: KAISERSLAUTERN, RP, Germany
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a qualified Non Kinetics Support SME to support the US Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS) program in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

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 Non-Kinetics Support SME will:

  • Perform White/Blue/Red Force (role play) functions In support of non kinetic operations during execution of exercises and training events.
  • Develop scenarios for DTC-sponsored and supported events by:
    • Controlling and performing duties as blue/red air with constructive models, including Air Warfare Simulation (AWSIM), Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE), and Next Generation Threat System (NGTS).
    • Leading briefs and debriefs with the exercise audience.
    • Integrating joint, combined, allied, and other partner nations’ forces in an air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace battlefield, as well as smaller scenarios integrating specific capabilities.
    • Generating mission materials related to the scenarios including Air Tasking Orders (ATO), Airspace Control Orders (ACO), comm plans, Special Instructions (SPINs), blue and red orders of battle, red air plans, and mission cards.
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of United States (US) military planning cycles/processes as well as the employment of US military weapons systems and integrate Non kinetic capabilities into Close Air Support (CAS), C4ISR, Combat Search and Rescue, Dynamic Targeting, and Special Operations mission sets.


  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years experience; Masters and 7 or PhD/JD and 4 years experience; or relevant years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Qualified in Non kinetics operations with recent operational experience
  • Non Kinetic operations Instructor or Evaluator experience, or have recent experience providing training support

Desired Experience/Qualifications:

  • U.S. Military Weapons School graduate
  • Air Operations Center Non Kinetic Effects Director of Operations
  • Familiarity with US Military training requirements, methodology, and procedures
  • Familiarity with US military policy and doctrine as well as experience with the planning and execution of joint, combined, allied, and other partner nation’s operations and exercises

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