The Defense Systems Customer Group currently has a career opportunity for a Fleet Synthetic Training (FST) Program Support Training Analyst to provide fleet training support as a subject matter expert (SME) at Tactical Training Group, Atlantic, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Training SMEs are highly-skilled persons with knowledge gained over years of experience at senior levels. They promote greater information sharing for staffs and stakeholders. They provide realistic as well as reliable, consistent support and well-developed recommendations to various audiences in training and real world events. They will maintain the integrity of the training objectives, and maintain a knowledge base that is consistent with the requirements that cover the full spectrum of the listed Functional Area duties. SMEs serve as the catalyst for developing and evaluating requirements. They provide the expertise and insight to support programs and leaders at all levels, including very senior levels, civilian and military sectors. They are experienced subject matter experts in their fields of expertise.
The ideal candidate will be a senior trainer/evaluator with experience in naval fleet synthetic training development, execution and evaluation, and simulation program operation. In addition, he/she will have excellent public speaking, presentation, and time management skills, as well as at least three years of applicable Training SME experience in:
Developing and modifying training event/exercise scenarios and curricula
Delivering training in person and/or online
Developing training curricula
Managing training projects
Designing custom training to meet Fleet and Joint training objectives
Specific Functional Area duties include:
Function as a Joint Semi-Automated Forces (JSAF) operator and provide training support for FST events.
Provide expertise and support on applicable tactical and operational-level joint, coalition and service doctrine.
Assist the Joint Exercise Control Group (JECG) in the development of the scenario, road to crisis, operational environment, and specific storylines that ensure the commander's training objectives are accomplished.
Utilize the Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) tool to track storylines and specific events on a daily basis.
Understand the role of response cells and the replication of subordinate units.
Participate in the development of the AAR based on observations of the training audience during exercise execution.
Provide significant expertise in all combat mission areas (IAMD, SUW, ASW, strike, IO, intelligence, etc.) with the operational and technical acumen for training, mentoring and assessing training audiences to include carrier strike group (CSG), expeditionary strike group (ESG), and ARG staffs, and independent deployers (ID).
Provide expertise/manning for white cell elements of synthetic training events/exercises and support of live events, as required.
Develop synthetic exercise injects to enable accomplishment of training objectives for synthetic training events and support of live events, as required.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / BACKGROUND / SKILLS:
U.S. citizen with Secret clearance and Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
Active military duty experience including recent experience instruction/training at the senior Enlisted/mid-grade officer level or higher.
Six (6) years of general technical and Functional Area experience; see detailed tasks above (eight years in lieu of degree will be considered).
Five (5) years of senior trainer/evaluator experience
Must possess proven written and verbal communication skills at the junior management and senior executive level, and be able to act independently.
Experience in use of MS Office (e.g., PowerPoint) products.
DESIRED BACKGROUND / SKILLS:
Experience as a JSAF operator.
Recent experience in joint and naval exercises, war gaming, and exercise/event planning.
Master Training Specialist (MTS) qualification.
Experience in basic set-up of networked computers, Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phones and audio/video systems.
Familiarity and solid understanding of the Navy Composite Warfare Commander (CWC) concept, Fleet Training policy documents, including the Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP) and Fleet Training Continuum (FTC), and Type Commander Training and Readiness manuals.
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