Naval Fires Training Support

Clearance Level
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Training Needs Assessment

Training Programs

Training Techniques

REQ#: RQ167040
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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 Advisor

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of a team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. EWTGLANT’s Fleet Deployment Training Program Support (FDTPS) team is seeking an Naval Fires Training Support Team Lead Support with expertise in Fleet Synthetic Training to join their team in Virginia Beach, VA. 

The FDTPS team provides dynamic, quality afloat training to Navy and Marine Corps personnel to ensure a combat ready force capable of performing a broad spectrum of maritime missions. Special emphasis is placed on training Carrier and Expeditionary Strike Groups and Amphibious Squadrons staffs and their supporting forces prior to a deployment to ensure they are combat ready.

Duties include:

  • Provide IMPASS support as team leader / safety observer, buoy deplorers / spotters and IMPASS control unit operators.
  • Provide IMPASS deployment training for unit and Strike Group-level naval fires training program as required in support of FRTP pre-certification and sustainment training.
  • Provide system performance feedback to applicable engineering and maintenance commands to ensure long-term viability of the system.
  • Support naval surface fires training requirements in live and synthetic exercises and events.
  • Support Navy fires training to units (classroom and virtual) using the 20E18B and Shipboard Embedded Trainer for synthetic Naval Fires Training.
  • Provide academic training and education in person as well as SME COI for Naval Surface Fires Support (NSFS) MTTs.
  • Assist in maintaining, updating and standardizing the instructor certification program and ensuring instructor knowledge and presentation skills maintain current credentials. The Government shall be the final approving authority for the instructor certification program.
  • Develop, maintain and distribute instructional material supported by outlines, lesson plans, reference material, briefs, lectures, videos, scenarios, animations, handouts, student and instructor workbooks and study guides, testing materials, critiques and feedback.
  • Provide support for curriculum review, development, and implementation for academics of warfare training requirements for NSFS.
  • Provide detailed post-mission reports and scoring information.
  • Perform duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8 years relevant experience (10 years if no Bachelor’s degree)
  • Secret Clearance
  • Five (5) years’ experience on Naval firing/scoring systems or equivalent systems
  • Five (5) years’ experience as senior trainer/evaluator
  • Three (3) years’ experience on a Strike Group or Navy Fleet Command staff or equivalent DoD staff as lead on Naval Firing/ Scoring systems

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 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
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.