Training Facilitator - US Navy Surface Warfare

Full Time

    Job Description

    Job ID: 2218200

    Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, US

    Date Posted: 2023-03-22

    Category: Defense/Intel

    Subcategory: Military Operations

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

    Potential for Remote Work: No


    SAIC is looking for an experienced U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer to provide surface warfare expertise in support of high-level training to Carrier Strike Groups, Expeditionary Strike Groups, Amphibious Ready Groups/Marine Expeditionary Units, and other military forces. You will be part of a small team of highly focused experts who research, develop, present, and facilitate complex war games and other fleet training requirements for strike group commanders and staffs. The place of performance is San Diego, CA, with occasional travel to Fleet Concentration Areas.

    As a senior training facilitator for Surface Warfare (SUW), you will:
    • Support development and execution of advanced military war games, scenario-based training, and other curricula as part of fleet training requirements for Carrier Strike Groups, Expeditionary Strike Groups, Amphibious Ready Groups, and Marine Expeditionary Units, to include both the command elements, adjacent units, and subordinate commanders and staffs
    • Maintain professional knowledge and currency in SUW developments
    • Provide SME support in the latest USN doctrine, tactics, & all related systems for SUW
    • Liaise with other Navy centers of excellence on latest tactics, techniques and procedures for SUW


    Required Education and Experience:
    • Able to obtain DoD Secret clearance
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum of 10 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. Experience as officer on DESRON staff, CSG staff, ARG staff, or ESG staff desired.
    • In-depth understanding of warfare staff roles and responsibilities
    • Thorough knowledge of surface warship capabilities and limitations
    • Experience translating training objectives into a comprehensive training exercise

    Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

    Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.