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Military Analyst Lead (Fleet Synthetic Training Air Battle Manager) (MV) - 28175 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description




The CAOC/Air Battle Manager/Observer-Trainer (O/T) (SME) is a member of the USFF’s Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Operations team in support of Operational Level Fleet Synthetic Training (FST) and Maritime Operations Center (MOC) Training.  The Operations team provides exercise planning, system architecture and event execution solutions utilizing the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) and Navy Training Baseline (NTB) for the application of M&S technologies and interfaces for use in Joint, Combatant Commander (CCMD), US Fleet Forces (USFF) and the Numbered Fleets training, exercise and experimentation events.  The HHQ cell provides subject matter expertise on joint doctrine, operations and command and control (C2) for the MOC-Exercise Support Team (EST) with members being well versed in joint doctrine.   The HHQ cell replicates the function of either a geographic combatant commander (GCC) or joint task force (JTF) headquarters.  The role is normally determined at the IPC for stand-alone FST-Os or Joint exercise (integrated FST-O into a BLUE FLAG as an example).  The goal is for the Fleet MOC to execute training most realistic environment possible.


Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC)/Air Battle Manager is the key USAF A3 (operations) representative to the HHQ.                         

Focus on providing CAOC/USAF response cell operations to stand-alone FST-O exercises.
Coordinates all Navy air tasking order (ATO) inputs for Joint and COCOM exercises. 
Serves as the J3 in the HHQ cell during the planning and execution cycles.
During exercise execution, monitor select Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) functions to include apportionment of air assets, airspace control measures, airlift priority, area air defense commander (AADC) responsibilities, and requests for space systems support. 
Creates Operations and Intelligence (O&I) brief to coordinate all planning and execution functions of the MOC-EST.
HHQ representative to all JECG meetings.
Role-plays COCOM J3, JFACC Commander during VTCs and other interactions.
Secondary role is to act as an Observer-Trainer, if directed, in support of the MOC TT


Experience as USAF O-5 or O-6                                                                                                                                         

Master's Degree
3 years on a COCOM staff
3 years of Operational Planning Experience
Experience in Joint Fires and Effects
Experience in the Joint Targeting Cycle
Experience in the Joint Assessments Process
Intermediate Level Education Graduate (CGSC, ACSC, JAWS, SAAS, etc)

Experience in FST, Service, Joint or COCOM Exercise programs a plus                                                                                                 Must have displayed competency with the Joint Operations Planning Process (JOPP) or the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) and the Air Tasking Cycle process Experience as an Observer-Trainer a plus

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


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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