"NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System, Training Specialist"

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

Combat Systems

Instructional Methods and Materials : Adult Learning


Team Training

REQ#: RQ146531
Public Trust: None
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

Job Title

Training Specialist – Tier I, NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System (NSSMS)

Job Decription

Transform technology into opportunity as a Training Specialist 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.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Training Specialist you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Training Specialist joining our team to deliver complex technical and tactical training to sailors enrolled in courses taught at Surface Combat Systems Training Command-Hampton Roads (SCSTC-HR), Virginia Beach, Virginia.

● Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for customer personnel
● Utilize exceptional customer skills to conduct traditional classroom instruction and support technical and tactical laboratory training
● Work as team to identify learning gaps and train enlisted sailors in the maintenance, operation and employment of the NSSMS, associated sub-systems, and system capabilities and limitations
● Work as a team to complete customer deadlines which may have competing/shifting priorities
● Provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for SCSTC-HR courses supporting the employment of the NSSMS

● Conduct 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

● Required Experience: Five (5) years of experience with the NSSMS as either a maintenance technician or operator with responsibility for teaching NSSMS to others in a journeyman level training environment. Of the five years, one (1) year of experience as an instructor or facilitator 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 is required.

● Required Technical Skills: Experience as a qualified NSSMS technician/operator is required.
● Security Clearance Level: SECRET
● Required Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication skills and experience as a Navy instructor (NEC 805A/9502)
● Preferred Skills: Master Training/Afloat Training Specialist
● Location: Customer Site; SCSTC-HR, Virginia Beach, VA
● 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
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


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Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.