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Senior Navy Integrated Air Defense Expert - E-2C/D Hawkeye OR FA-18F

Job ID: 2206529
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 9, 2022
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Military Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is in need of an experienced E-2C/D Hawkeye or F/A-18F Super Hornet Naval Flight Officer to provide Subject Matter Expertise in integrated air defense tactics, techniques and procedures to support advanced, high-level pre-deployment training for carrier strike groups and other naval forces. Place of performance is San Diego, CA, with occasional travel to Fleet Concentration Areas.

The Integrated Air and Missile Defense SME will:

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the latest Navy air defense tactics, techniques, procedures, and doctrine, to include C2 organization, unit employment, capabilities/limitations, integration, and threat capabilities
  • Develop advanced war game scenarios to support training of Navy carrier strike group commanders, air defense commanders, and other warfare commanders. 
  • Facilitate war game execution by serving as a senior white cell representative for the Air Defense Commander and staff.  Manage accomplishment of training objectives by adjusting war game scenario aspects, and role-playing air defense components as required.
  • Be prepared to facilitate tactical air defense planning seminars
  • Be prepared to present classroom instruction on IAMD
  • Liaise with Navy and Joint centers of excellence, and provide SME support to TTGP in latest USN doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures for air defense


Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Interim Secret clearance; must be able to obtain TS/SCI
  • 20 years demonstrated expertise in planning, implementation and execution of advanced, high-level Navy air defense tactics, direction and employment of units, and coordination requirements between air defense components, warfare commanders, subordinate units, and higher headquarters.
  • Thorough knowledge of air defense unit capabilities and limitations, such as radar capabilities, missile capabilities, aircraft capabilities, etc
  • Experience translating air defense training objectives into a comprehensive war game exercise.
  • Designation as Aircraft Mission Commander, or equivalent similar designation
  • Understanding of Cooperative Engagement Capability and integrated fire control concepts

Desired Qualifications:

  • Designation as SFTI/WTI
  • Experience with Fleet Synthetic Training
  • Experience with Live-Virtual-Constructive training initiatives
  • Experience at TTGP and CSG-15

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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