U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Expert

  • SAIC, Inc
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Oct 14, 2021

Job Description



SAIC is in need of a career U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Expert to provide subject matter expertise in support of advanced, high-level pre-deployment training in surface warfare to Carrier Strike Groups, Expeditionary Strike Groups, Amphibious Ready Groups/Marine Expeditionary Units and other military forces. 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 Surface Warfare Warfare Expert will:

  • Support development and execution of advanced military war games and other curricula as part of fleet training requirements for Carrier and Expeditionary Strike Group Commanders and staffs, and subordinate Warfare Commanders and staffs

  • Provide SME support to TTGP in latest USN doctrine, tactics, & all related systems for Surface Warfare (SUW)

  • Liaise with Navy centers of excellence on latest tactics, techniques and procedures for SUW




Required Education and Experience: 
  • DoD Secret clearance required
  • High School Degree and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience; Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience
  • total of 20 years demonstrated expertise in planning, implementation and execution of surface warfare tactics, direction and employment of units, and coordination requirements between warships, warfare commanders, subordinate units, and higher headquarters. 
  • Minimum qualification - TAO (Tactical Action Officer) or equivalent 
  • In-depth understanding of destroyer squadron staff roles and responsibilities
  • Thorough knowledge of surface warship capabilities and limitations
  • Experience translating training objectives into a comprehensive war game exercise