Senior Navy Integrated Air Defense

  • SAIC, Inc
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is in need of a Navy Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) subject matter expert to provide advanced, high-level pre-deployment training for Carrier Strike Group and Expeditionary Strike Group Air Defense Commanders and their teams. This position is for someone who is passionate about training and ensuring our Naval Forces are fully trained and ready for deployment. Place of performance is San Diego, CA, with occasional travel to Fleet Concentration Areas. Work is in support of war games and integrated fleet training.

The IAMD SME will:

  • Develop advanced war game scenarios to support training in air defense and air warfare for Navy strike group Air Defense commanders and staffs
  • Facilitate war game execution and accomplishment of training objectives by managing air defense scenario aspects, role-playing air defense components as required, and/or working with the training audience to manage the scenario
  • Be prepared to facilitate tactical air defense planning seminars
  • Liaise with Navy and Joint centers of excellence, and provide SME support to program in latest USN doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures for IAMD


Required Education and Experience: 


  • 10+ Years with BA - Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of 10 years demonstrated expertise in planning, implementation and execution of Navy IAMD tactics, direction and employment of warships and aircraft, and coordination requirements between air defense components, warfare commanders, subordinate units, and higher headquarters. 
  • Secret Clearance 
  • Qualification as Aircraft Mission Commander for E-2, F/A-18, F-35, or AEGIS Tactical Action Officer, or equivalent similar designation
  • Thorough knowledge of air defense unit capabilities and limitations, such as radar capabilities, missile capabilities, warship and aircraft capabilities
  • Experience translating air defense training objectives into a comprehensive war game exercise
  • Desired experience includes Weapons and Tactics Instructors, from SWO, F/A-18, and E-2 communities