BMD SME Military Analyst Sr - 25492 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description


Alion has an opportunity for an experienced and skilled Ballistic Missile Defence Fleet Synthetic Training At Sea Sujbext Matter Expert!  The BFAS SME will provide expert operational and technical knowledge regarding BMD and Aegis weapons, sensors, and the Aegis Combat System.

In this role, you will:

  • While utilizing the BMD FST-at-Sea configuration, provide reach back support for Ballistic Missile Defense operations supporting the Aegis Weapon System, Aegis Combat System, and shipboard Embedded Training Systems employment during fleet underway training exercises and events.
  • Assist in the development of the joint distributed training architecture and the integration of Aegis Afloat, Ashore and other strike group assets into architecture.
  • Plan and assist in the development and integration of the Joint Semi-Automated Forces (JSAF) Aegis model and other joint BMD models that will interact with JSAF and live units. Review and monitor BMD and Aegis requirements. 
  • Draft point papers, presentations and other correspondence related to BMD and Aegis issues. Continually review ongoing BMD and Aegis initiatives and evolving technology as they apply to the NCTE and ensure joint/coalition interoperability considerations.
  • Attend meetings as directed by NSWC Corona and the assigned NCTE staff. 
  • Coordinate with NAMDC and MDA on all Aegis BMD training requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 6 years directly relevant work experience OR Master’s degree plus 5 years directly relevant work experience OR doctorate plus 3 years of directly relevant work experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • 5 + years ABMD experience (completed one tour on an ABMD ship, Shore Command or ABMD training site (CSCS, ATRC, or ATG) and assigned to BMD mission support.   Experience with SSDS a plus.
  • Performed as CSTT member and/or Senior Enlisted Leader
  • Proficient with BFTT and ACTS operations, to include set up and CSOSS procedures
  • Qualified as Combat Systems Coordinator (CSC), Air Warfare Coordinator (AWC), Missiles Systems Supervisor (MSS), Training Supervisor (TRASUP), Ballistic Missile Defense Officer (BMDO) and/or Tactical Action Officer (TAO)


  • Possesses thorough working knowledge of ABMD Aegis Core Tactics & Aegis Core Tactics
  • Possesses working knowledge of Link 16 architectures with respect to BMDS support
  • Possesses a working knowledge of shipboard installed embedded training systems
  • Possesses working knowledge of JSAF/NCTE and ACS requirements to support distributed training architectures and/or other M&S experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of ABMD CONOPS in EUCOM, CENTCOM and PACOM
  • Desired experience
  • Previous STO or CSMM with 20 years of experience with operating the ACS in training, test and tactical operations

Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Top Secret clearance, eligible for SCI.




Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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