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Position:  Combat Systems Instructor

Location:  Dahlgren, VA and Dam Neck, VA

Position Description: Surface Navy Combat Systems Instructor, providing classroom training and instruction in the operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of surface navy ship systems and the skills necessary to operate and maintain the systems, including, but not limited to Aegis, Aegis BMD, C4I, Navigation, and SSDS.   Immediate openings for Aegis Weapon System (AWS) and Aegis Computer Network Technician Instructors in Dahlgren, VA and AN/SPS-48 E/F Instructor in Dam Neck, VA.

Qualifications/Desired Experience:  Five (5) years of experience with the required system as either a maintenance technician supervisor or operator supervisor with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment.  At least one (1) year of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.  Secret security clearance required.

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Position:  Surface Ship Combat Systems Instructor

Location:  San Diego, CA

Position Description: Surface Navy Combat Systems Instructor, providing training and instruction in the classroom and at Land Based Training Sites (Simulators) in the operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of surface navy ship combat systems, including, but not limited to Aegis, Aegis BMD, C4I, Navigation, SSDS, LCS, and DDG 1000.

Qualifications/Desired Experience:  Five (5) years of experience with the required system as either a maintenance technician supervisor or operator supervisor with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment.  At least one (1) year of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.  Secret security clearance required.

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Position:  Combat System Engineer – Aegis Analyst

Location:  Huntsville, AL

Position Description:  Qualified candidate will perform detailed Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Aegis Weapon System performance analysis of flight and ground tests in support of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Test Analysis and Reporting Directorate.  This analytical support will be provided for all phases of system level test events including the pre-mission predictive analysis, on-site quick-look analysis, and post-mission detailed analysis phases of the test process.

Reporting activities will include the generation and presentation of test analysis planning documentation, test readiness briefs, quick look reports and briefs, and detailed analysis reports and briefs.  Other activities include establishing requirements for evaluation tools and processes, providing analytical support to the test planning process, and coordination of analytical results within the BMDS community.

Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to analyze complex data sets utilizing analysis Software tools.  Experience analyzing the Aegis Weapon System including the SPY-1A/B/D Radar , CND, and/or WCS with knowledge of how the Aegis BMD ships interact with other elements of the BMDS is required.

Qualifications/Desired Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline, related technical field, or relevant military combat system experience.  Secret Clearance Required; TS or TS Eligible preferred.

  • 5-15+ years of relevant experience with providing numerical analysis of internal Aegis data products supporting the performance evaluation of the Aegis Weapon System derived from HWIL simulation, operational test, or real world operations.
  • Experience utilizing Aegis data collection/reduction/analysis tools (e.g. ADAR, MARS, Workbench, MATLAB,.) and performing numerical analysis of test data to accomplish test assessment objectives.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required.  Applicant must have the ability to efficiently prepare and present detailed technical reports and written correspondence.  Applicant must be self motivated with ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to utilize and coordinate the expertise of others within the team are highly desirable.

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Position:  Cyber Capabilities and Limitations (CC&L) Author

Location:  Port Hueneme, CA

Position Description:  This position is for a technical author in the specialized area of Cyber Protection for Strike Groups.  The candidate must be able to research and author material for the CC&L independently, collaborate with a team of SMEs to ensure authored material is published on the CC&L website in a user-friendly format/method, work closely with the Program Office SMEs to gather source information and get their permission to publish authored material, and provide CC&L briefings as directed by C&L Project Lead.

Qualifications/Desired Experience:

This position requires the following knowledge:

  • Understanding of shipboard information flow between systems, including from HM&E to/from Combat System elements.
  • General knowledge of US Navy’s directives for Cyber Hardened Strike Groups
  • Ability to write in clear, concise English that can be easily understood by Fleet Sailors.
  • Experience and/or education in Cybersecurity initiatives and issues.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Secret clearance required; Top Secret preferred.
  • Ability to travel to provide briefings and participate in meetings around the country on short notice (not to exceed 1 trip per month).

Desired knowledge/skills:

  • Navy Tactical Data Links and communications systems
  • Navy combat systems
  • Shipboard systems integration

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Position:  Combat Systems Engineer

Location:  Dahlgren, VA

Position Description: Provide systems engineering support for DDG-1000 Mission/Combat System Mission Readiness Assessments and certifications and the definition and development DDG 1000 Mission System and Missions System integration.  The DDG 1000 Mission System includes both Combat System and Ship Control Elements.  Address the impact and integration of C4ISR, ship, sensor and weapons systems into the DDG 1000 Mission System. Systems engineering will be performed in applicable mission system areas, and in engineering disciplines: computing plant architecture, architecture engineering/development, requirements engineering/management, total ship systems engineering, element design, design integration, ship integration, safety analysis, interoperability assessment, test, and advanced design development (spiral, extreme, agile).

Qualifications/Desired Experience:  Bachelor of Science degree Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, mathematics or physical science or three (3) years of equivalent experience. Five (5) to nine (9) years general systems engineering combat system experience. General systems engineering combat systems experience refers to experience with development, fielding or sustainment of Navy surface ship combat systems or elements of a surface ship combat system. Five (5) to nine (9) years of training, skills and experience to conduct detailed, complex systems engineering activities associated with surface navy combat systems, elements and components. Experience will include conducting engineering design trade studies and developing presentation materials for acquisition program milestone decisions and reviews.

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Position:  Strike Group Interoperability Training Representative (SGITR)

Location:  Everett, WA

Position Description: Strike Group Interoperability Training Representative (SGITR).  The SGITR provides advanced technical and tactical expertise to exercise controlling agencies, analyzes interoperability issues; identifies training shortfalls; and provides feedback and lessons learned with respect specific interoperability issues to controlling agencies and provides warfare curriculum C4I, and warfare instruction and training.  The SGITR is responsible for conducting SG interoperability training, analysis, review, and validation of interoperability related curricula and must be able to develop Strike Group (SG) interoperability training plans, and coordinate training support.  The SGITR must also be able to develop and implement tactical data link (TDL)/common operational picture (COP)/common tactical picture (CTP) training plans, schedules, and status briefings related to interoperability training for each Carrier Strike Group (CSG) or Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) and provide SGs with pertinent TDL/COP/CTP information as it evolves throughout the FRTP process.  Tasks will include maintenance of interoperability training schedules, coordination (with waterfront training activities), TDL/GCCS-M related course of instruction support, air defense, and LINK/identification/CTP-manager syndicate support, and participating in FST planning conferences and event execution.

Qualifications/Desired Experience:  Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with at least eight (8) years of experience performing similar duties as a Navy Interface Control Officer (ICO) or Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO).  Navy ICO course required; JICO course completion highly desired.  Degree requirements may be offset with additional specialized experience.  Must have excellent communications skills, both orally and verbally, and be able to perform and brief at the action officer and senior executive levels.  Top Secret (SCI eligible) security clearance required.

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