Training Event SME Military Analyst Lead - 30949 in San Diego, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

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FST-LVC Training Event SME

The Training Event SME is a member of the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) -Corona Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Operations Team that assists with the planning, design, and execution of Fleet Synthetic Training (FST) events in a Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) environment.  This position is located in San Diego, CA

The FST-LVC Training Event SME performs engineering, operations, and project management activities in order to support the training audience and training command use of the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) and associated modeling and simulation tools. 

This Training Event SME works in support of the Navy’s growing demand to employ an LVC integrated environment into fleet training events.  The LVC initiative will enable all live units and virtual/constructive entities to detect, track, classify and engage all other entities and units, with both kinetic and non-kinetic effects, within the limitations of the real world systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•    Work onsite at Tactical Training Group, Pacific (TTGP) in support of the training command’s design and execution of LVC FST training events.

•    Serve as NSWC-Corona’s NCTE LVC technical and operations Subject Matter Expert (SME) in support of training events.

•   Work with NCTE Operations and Engineering Teams to coordinate and plan systems and personnel support for events.  Adjust daily working hours occasionally to match times zones around the world where events are occurring.  Occasional travel is required in support of event planning conferences.

•   Monitor event operations for compliance within NCTE standards and LVC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Recommend changes to SOPs as needed and help to develop new SOPs as LVC training operational requirements expand. 

•    Use Confluence and JIRA tools on the NCTE website to share event schedules and documents. 

•    Produce Operations and Engineering FST-LVC technical project notes and event reports that clearly describe event activities, issues, and corrective actions.

•    Keep leadership informed of LVC progress and issues and help coordinate resolutions for any technical or operational issues.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree required (preferably in engineering or a related discipline) plus 8 or more years relevant work experience. Educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience; work experience exceeding 12 years highly desired.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•         Construct of Operational and Tactical Levels of Warfare events

•         Conducting Fleet, Joint, or COCOM-level exercises

•         Tactical Training Range operations and management

•         Tactical Data Link operations

•         Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems and operations

•         Joint Semi-Automated Forces (JSAF) simulation or other HLA/DIS modeling tools

•         Shipboard combat systems and training systems

•         Well-developed personal and written communication skills

•         Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools

Security:  Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret clearance, with the ability to upgrade to a US Top Secret clearance if required.

Security Clearance



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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.

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