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Flight Simulator Program Manager

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Andrews AFB, MD


Full-Time Employee


  • Support trainer development activities in support of NGB/ANG fighter aircraft missions. Advise NGB/A5 and NGB/A3 on aircrew simulator operations and training objectives; policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organizational design; and offer quality improvements.

  • Establishing metrics and analyze systems to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with Air Combat Command training directives.

  • Assisting with guidance related to CAF and ATD efforts, acquisition, rebasing, and long-range strategy supporting the bed down of new training devices.

  • Assisting NGB evaluation teams, inspection teams, SIMCERT teams and study groups formed to evaluate sustainment support to CAF simulator resources.

  • Preparing and submitting detailed analyses and/or reports with technical evaluations and recommendations for process, and procedural changes based on inspections, reviews, certifications and studies.

  • Reviewing simulator contractor deliverables and advise NGB/A5 and other Government entities of potential issues/concerns.

  • Coordinate the development and execution of plans for CAF specified systems and related equipment that may encompass new technologies and fielding requirements.

  • Assist with studies of ongoing aircrew training to evaluate simulator planning issues.

  • Coordinate requirements and execution plans with contractors, peer contractors, vendors, suppliers, and government organizations.

  • Inspect, review, and coordinate initial, periodic, and final design plans or products with production team and end users.

  • Ensure product delivery, testing, and sustainment activities are achieved; obtain feedback for changes or updates; ensure delivery of technical documentation and training materials.

  • Perform project close-out actions such as document filing, transition to sustainment plans, equipment or inventory disposition, etc.

  • Perform travel, as required: program kick-off meetings, program/product management reviews, technical interchange meetings, integrated product meetings, design reviews, and configuration control board meetings; conduct site visits to potential vendor locations to assess capabilities as part of market research; attend site visits to various production facilities and simulator bed-down locations; participate/support inspections, site surveys, inventory efforts, and acceptance testing.


  • 10+ years of military aviation (fighter pilot or WSO experience)

  • 5+ years of military management experience, or PMP certification

  • Familiarization with ANG/USAF simulator and/or training device programs

  • Experience working with NGB A3/A5 processes and personnel

  • BS in Engineering, or a comparable field, desired.

  • Clearance Requirement: US Citizen with existing Department of Defense security clearance and the ability to maintain that clearance

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