MAF DMO Fighter Aircraft SME

MAF DMO Fighter Aircraft SME

Huntington Ingalls Industries | IL, US
Salary Range:$56,000 – $73,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 25 days ago

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Requisition Number: 13431 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clear ance:  Secret  

Level of Experience:  Mid 

Job Description

Mission Technologies a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries seeks a current Reserve, Air National Guard or retired/separated U.S. military fighter pilot or systems operator to fill the role of a Fighter Subject Matter Expert (SME) to support the Mobility Air Forces (MAF) Distributed Training Center (DTC) in O’Fallon, IL. The Fighter SME will apply their operational knowledge of tactics, techniques, procedures and aircraft capabilities to prepare realistic aircrew training scenarios and lead the execution of MAF Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) events.

Leads and facilitates mission briefings and debriefings as well as evaluates simulator design and training effectiveness to provide maximum proficiency. Collaborates with MAF Aircrew Training Device providers and our customers to determine exercise requirements that will enable the units to meet the MAF DMO Program vision to enhance Global Reach through a network of live, virtual, and constructive training capabilities. Provides operational and tactical level experience in integrated employment of MAF DTC core missions, with specific expertise in air battle management and Blue Force integration. Expertise in sister service core missions may be appropriate and requested for training joint customers. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide subject matter expertise to support DTC Operational Training events
  • Lead the development, coordination, and integration of MAF Mission Profile (MMP) Events to maximize training.
  • Coordinate with MAF units, external players, exercise directors and Aircrew Training Systems personnel on DMO mission training requirements.
  • Provide DMO Event Control / Management during event planning and execution.
  • Functions as the mission SME, orchestrating Virtual-Constructive inputs into DMO events.
  • Provide instructor level expertise to help shape tactical training for participants.
  • Provides mission commander leadership for the execution of DMO training events.
  • Create and modify mission-planning materials to ensure participants achieve maximum training.
  • Provide constructive and threat generation expertise for operational execution.
  • Coordinate with Network Operations Center (NOC) personnel for Event Control Center (ECC) set-up
  • When not directly supporting DMO events, other duties include:
    • Attend scheduled academics, meetings, and other training.
    • Provide academic support (briefings, instruction, etc.) as coordinated.
    • Support other Operational Testing & Training Infrastructure activities defined by the Government

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field or 8 years relevant experience with Masters in related field.
  • Current or previous fighter aircraft pilot or Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) with recent robust air-to-air background.
  • Current or previous Instructor or evaluator.
  • Must be a US citizen, currently hold and able to maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must have proven leadership skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and oral

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous or current Active Duty or Reserve Component instructor pilot at O4 level or above
  • Three years’ experience conducting training in a DMO environment
  • USAF Weapons School or USN Fighter Weapons School Graduate
  • Possess a DoD Top Secret security clearance
  • Recent experience (within past 3 years) in planning and executing Large Force Exercise training events
  • Understanding/experience with Live-Virtual-Constructive training concepts
  • Experience with environment generator software to include Next Generation Threat System (NGTS)

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: .

HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit .

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.