AFNORTH Training and Development Specialist

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
McChord AFB, Washington

REQ#: RQ139408

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT.  The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.  Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place.  You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture.  By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.  Our work depends on Training Specialists to join our team in support of AFNORTH Mission Deployed Systems and Special Programs activities at McChord AFB WA.

Facilitating integration of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) IT technologies as required, for LVC training scenarios supporting the homeland defense mission.

Training and Development Specialists will support and subject matter expertise for implementing and sustaining LVC technologies, including networks, and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) compatible virtual and constructive simulators, models and data link systems.

Support Advanced Simulation Combat Operations Trainer (ASCOT) hardware and software support through PLEXSYS to include but not limited to help desk, software updates and CAF DMO standards and updates for eight locations.

Assistance with planning and architecture design for access to LVC networks such as the DIS voice network integration into Mission Voice Platform (MVP), Air Reserve Component Network (ARCNet) and Distributed Mission Operations Network (DMON) to support test objectives and tactics, technique, procedures development.

Purchase and installation of IT equipment necessary to support MVP capabilities and requirements resulting from architecture planning and design.

Assistance with the design, development, installation, configuration, and maintenance of command and control (C2) systems including Battle Control System-Fixed (BCS-F) and the multi-source correlator tracker/tactical display framework (MSCT-TDF) or other IT based C2 system components.

Support for LVC training, including preparation of scenarios, scripts and related materials in support of emerging homeland defense mission sets.

Assistance to identify IT sustainment costs, life cycle costs, and conduct acquisition and sustainment strategy planning.

Provide systems engineering, communications engineering and peripheral support as required to conduct live exercises and demonstrations of advanced IT systems often under field conditions.

Assist the government maintaining inventory control, vehicle and facility access and control, COMSEC control, and classified storage requirements of IT related technologies.

Participation in planning meetings, supplying technical expertise, planning, development of test plans and procedures to demonstrate the effectiveness of proposed solutions and accompanying tactics, techniques, and procedural modifications.

Contributes to completion of specific training programs and projects.

Provides training solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

Oversees the planning and designing of instructional methods and materials.


BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

5+ years of experience

TS/SCI Clearance Required

The likely salary range for this position is $68,000 - $102,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.