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Senior Wargame Planner

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Job ID: 2204547
Location: PEARL CITY, HI, United States
Date Posted: May 9, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Wargame Planner to support the USINDOPACOM K. Mark Takai Pacific Warfighting Center on Oahu, Hawaii. The successful candidate provides subject matter expertise (SME) and operational support in wargaming, wargaming analysis, joint simulations, scenarios, and issue identification/coordination/resolution.

Job Description:

  • Supports wargaming activities from start to finish, including but not limited to:
  • Develop and manage wargame project schedule
  • Collaborate with sponsor to refine wargame problem, purpose, objectives
  • Coordinate development of the game proposal
  • Coordinate, lead wargame planning conferences
  • Manage game rehearsal and execution
  • Participate in wargame design and development processes
  • Participate in development and testing of game player products
  • Support game and adjudication testing processes
  • Support adjudication planning, training, and execution
  • Contribute to postgame analysis
  • Performs coordination and action officer responsibilities to facilitate effective operation of the wargaming team.
  • Forms working groups and teams
  • Prepares responses to official taskings
  • Facilitates stakeholder discussions and provides insight and updates to leadership to drive solutions, timelines, and project/event success
  • Shares best practices, expertise, and SOPs, and builds a team environment to enable the organization and team to resolve challenges
  • Creates and edits products in support of the Wargaming Planning Group



  • Bachelors degree and (5) years or more experience; four (4) years of equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree


  • Analytical Event (Wargaming, Tabletop Exercises, and Experimentation planning, coordination, design and analysis experience.
  • Experience in organizing and executing large, complex events
  • Ability to quickly adapt plans as circumstances require
  • Prior experience supporting a Joint command 
  • Experience authoring reports, policy, or proposals
  • Strong customer relations expertise and excellent written and verbal communication skills sufficient to comfortably and effectively present at a senior leadership (business and military) level.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools.


  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance. 


  • Familiarization with current USINDOPACOM AOR challenges
  • Experience with research or workforce analysis






Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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