TAO/Anti-Air Warfare Commander/BMDO Trainer

Clearance Level
Dahlgren, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

AEGIS Combat Systems

Curriculum Development

Training Programs

REQ#: RQ170250
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Training Specialist Sr Advisor

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Training Specialist Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Transform technology into opportunity as a Training Specialist Sr Advisor with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

Develops; organizes; and conducts training and educational programs for Fleet sailors in support of Aegis Training and Readiness Center in Dahlgren Virginia. Training program requires ability to conduct traditional classroom instruction and support tactical lab training; Candidate would serve as an Expert Instructor to train CG/DDG sailors in tactical employment of the latest Aegis Combat System and associated weapons systems, system capabilities and limitations, employment of organic and non-organic aircraft and systems, mission planning and execution, and tactical communications. 

The candidate will provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for ATRC courses supporting operational employment of Aegis Combat System. Provides dynamic teaching & training as well as assessment that require advanced knowledge of U.S. Navy Combat Systems Capabilities and Limitations to the officer level. Reviews and analyzes U.S. Navy Aegis Combat System Engineering Capabilities and Limitations and U.S. Navy Operational and Tactical doctrine and integrates and conceptualizes the execution of Doctrine optimizing the application of ships and aircraft (organic and non-organic) systems in the dynamic tactical environment.
Conducts dynamic assessment of the sailors’ abilities to comply with approved maintenance and operational procedures and thereafter provides formal appraisal of performance with recommendations for improvement and methods to maintain technical and tactical proficiency.

Observes and assesses contemporaries during Practice and Certification Teaches per requirements NAVEDTRA 135. Prepares; reviews; and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guide in support of traditional classroom teaching. Supports Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates; conducts training gap analysis provides formal feedback and recommendation for Course improvement. Documents the training conducted with specifics of the individual areas / watch station and is responsible for generation of a formal assessment of measure of success via written report. Develops; tests; maintains; and delivers moderately complex Aegis training programs and related materials in support of ATRC training objectives. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities. Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

● Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for customer personnel
● Candidate would serve as an Expert Instructor to train CG/DDG sailors in tactical employment of the latest Aegis Combat System and associated weapons systems, system capabilities and limitations, employment of organic and non-organic aircraft and systems, mission planning and execution, and tactical communications. 
● You will be surrounded by teammates dedicated to providing expert training and relying on the contributions of the various positions of the navy shipboard tactical and technical team to learn and provide team training to enhance the overall team's performance.
● You will coach and mentor students and stimulate the rapid critical thinking skills required from the navy's finest warfighters.
● Providing navy officer students with the finest tactical training using the latest navy tactical simulation system.

● Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
● Required Experience: 10+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: Experience as a qualified AAWC or TAO, and requires relevant experience, as Warfare Commander/Coordinator for Air, Surface, Subsurface, Strike, C4I, or Ballistic Missile Defense is required.
● Security Clearance Level: Secret
● Required Skills and Abilities: Experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems including one (1) year relevant experience interfacing with training systems/simulations for effective and correct presentation of learning objectives.
● Preferred Skills: Experience as a qualified Master/Afloat Training Specialist in support of SCSTC/TACTRAGRU/ATG is a significant plus.  IAMD Warfare Tactics Instructor AQD is highly preferred. 
● Location: On Customer Site
● US Citizenship Required

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,250 - $143,750. 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.