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Principal Instruct Dev/TechTraining - 28006 in Colorado Springs, CO at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Position Summary:

Having achieved the highest level of subject matter expertise in the career field, applies extensive operational background and experience gained from military service and leadership roles during joint and combined operations at tactical, operational and strategic levels of warfare to solve current and/or future training needs. Designs and develops highly complex technical courses to meet training needs and delivers to all levels of end-users. Consults with all levels of customer or management on most appropriate methodology to transfer knowledge to the end-user.

Job Description

  • Provide Space Subject Matter expertise for classroom instruction, to include mobile courses.

  • Provide curriculum development using the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process.

  • Escort and introduce visiting lecturers.

  • Read, analyze, and critique student assignments.

  • Monitor, evaluate, tutor, counsel, grade and provide comprehensive feedback on student exercises and assignments.

  • Research, and review books, journal articles and reports.

  • Ensure lesson materials are correctly and effectively incorporated into lesson plans, visual aids, student study materials, and student prerequisite materials.

  • Conduct research to identify changes across the global space enterprise and incorporate relevant changes into the curriculum to ensure currency of delivered material.

Desired Education, Experience, Skills & Qualifications


  • Active TS/SCI

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in national strategy, international relations, foreign policy, national-level public policy, geopolitics, space studies, space sciences, and/or astronautical engineering.

  • 2 years of experience in curriculum/lesson development and instruction

  • 2+ years of experience working at a military higher headquarters (HQ) (Numbered Air Force, Air Force Major Command HQ, etc.)

  • 4-6 years of experience in relevant field


  • 3 years of experience in military or government space systems

  • 3 years of experience in working international initiatives on space-related agreements.

  • 3 years of experience in command relationships, the integration of space operations with theater operations and the development of doctrine to effectively use space.

  • Past military active-duty and/or federal government civil-servant experience. 

  • Past professional experience in space programs and operations (satellite operations, launch, etc.)

  • 3 years of experience in joint doctrine, publications, processes, and/or Joint Force Integration.

  • 3 years of experience in the employment of space capabilities, to include theater campaign planning, operational art and design and targeting.

  • 3 years military background to include weapons employment experience in joint and/or international environments.

  • 3 years of experience in operations in a minimum of 3 of the following warfighting domains: land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace.


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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