Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Exercise Lead Support

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Missile Defense

Training Needs Assessment

Training Programs

REQ#: RQ167048
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. TACTRACGRULANT’s Fleet Deployment Training Program Support (FDTPS) team is seeking a Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Exercise 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 lead support to USFF/TTGL in matters of program and policy pertaining to training of USN units, Strike Group or Task Forces in strategic and regional BMD operations to include joint and coalition BMD capabilities and the communications systems and requirements for air defense and BMD training.
  • Provide subject matter expertise of Aegis BMD weapon system capabilities, global missile defense, and BMD requirements specializing in maritime force capabilities including roles, responsibilities, and functions of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)/ Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense (JFCC-IMD), U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), and other CCDRs as required.
  • Provide knowledge of all ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) elements, Aegis Ashore program, Theater Area Air Defense Commander (AADC), Air Operations Center (AOC), and Army Patriot/Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) standard operational procedures and simulation systems.
  • Provide government representative/stakeholders with support and expertise in BMD doctrine, TTPs in all missions, homeland defense/Long Range Surveillance and Tracking (LRS&T), theater/regional active defense, and Sea-Based Terminal (SBT) defense.
  • Provide lead assistance to government representative/stakeholders in coordination with NFCs, TYCOMs, SYSCOMs, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC); OPNAV and other Joint and DOD agencies in matters relating to air defense and BMD training, including communications and doctrine.
  • Assist in the development of training requirements for air defense, BMD and communications, including development of NMETs/JMETs.
  • Assist in development and modification of training policy documents and instructions.
  • Assist in the delivery of expert academic and operational instruction in BMD systems, TTPs, doctrine and best practices to fleet personnel.
  • Perform duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8 years relevant experience (10 years if no Bachelor’s degree)
  • Top Secret / Sensitive Compartment Information level eligible
  • Five (5) years’ experience at the senior instructor/evaluator level on a Strike Group or Navy Fleet Command staff or equivalent DoD staff in a leadership position involving Ballistic Missile Defense
  • Two (2) years’ experience as JSAF operator is desired but not required

● 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.