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Tactical Aviation SME

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Patuxent River NAS, MD


Full-Time Employee


  • Act as a subject matter expert for the F-16, F/A-18, EA-18G, or similar aircraft, air operations, and employment of the weapon system in service unique and joint operations.

  • Work with government client and additional government and contract staff involved in a major IT upgrade for air operations planning for USAF and USN weapons systems.

  • Provide subject matter expertise on the employment of this new air operations planning tool for actual operations and effectiveness in combat planning and execution.


  • Recent experience in flight operations in F-16, F/A-18, EA-18G, or similar aircraft.

  • Flight instructor. (May be pilot or other rated aircrew depending on aircraft)

  • Understanding of current tactics, operations and adversary tactics

  • Experience in Strike Warfare mission-based operations

  • Knowledge in a modeling and simulation environment.

  • Ability to engage as the direct interface between the end users (Aviator warfighters) and IT software developers.

  • Ability to interact with IT developers on product features, usability, realism and ergonomics.

  • Develop realistic scenarios to relate the actual product use in the cockpit and air engagements with the software product’s design features and functionality.

  • Travel to customer sites to include attendance at technical reviews, software integration and test with industry partners

  • Subject matter expertise while acting as a liaison with customer representatives to ensure requirements are satisfied.  

  • Provide presentations and product demonstrations with high-level customers.

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


  • USAF weapons school, USN Weapons Instructor Course, tactics instructors

  • Project oversight experience

  • DoD Contractor experience

  • General understanding of systems engineering processes.

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