Sonar Technician – Surface (STG) Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Functional Experts
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-65462

Sailor 2025 is a program focused on three core pillars – Personnel System Modernization; Ready Relevant Learning (RRL); and Career Readiness.  The second pillar  Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL) deals primarily with doing away with the old way of brick and mortar schoolhouses, or industrial age training, and replacing the curriculum with career-long learning continuums where training is delivered by modern methods to enable faster learning, better knowledge retention, and delivery at the right time and in the right way for our Sailors.  This job opportunity's objective is the creation and delivery of products in support of the Sailor 2025 (S2025) Ready Relevant Learning (RRL) Content Conversion Wave 1 effort.

 

The Subject Matter Expert (SME) will play a critical role in this effort. The duties will include:

  1. Provides analytical and technical support to projects involving training, tactical/operational documentation, military systems design or other efforts requiring military operations expertise.
  2. Researches, identifies, and makes recommendations about resources required for task execution and completion.
  3. Gathers, processes, and analyzes operational and training data.
  4. Assists with the testing and development of new curriculum or updates to existing curriculum to meet client needs.
  5. Identifies and recommends emergent relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes.
  6. Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and training materials.
  7. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.
  8. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.
  9. Participates in special projects as required.

The Subject Matter Expert (SME) will be responsible for developing technically accurate training materials and ensuring the technical accuracy of materials developed by other team members. The SME will work as part of a team to perform all assigned tasks, using subject matter expertise to identify and communicate interrelationships of content and training courses; make recommendations to enhance the curriculum; point out elements in the content that may be overly difficult, overly-simplified, or confusing to the intended audience; determine length of time needed to teach content; identify valid references; interpret technical references for other developers; and develop test items and practical activities that accurately assess student performance. The SME may also be tasked with leading a project team in developing training materials, interfacing with customers, managing the project team, developing a work breakdown schedule and ensuring that all deadlines are met; scheduling and facilitating meetings, and writing and submitting meeting minutes and other project documentation.

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Requires BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience.

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  • Requires 10 years minimum general experience as a Sonar Technician – Surface (STG).
  • Recommend experience as a Navy instructor and/or curriculum developer.
  • Excellent written communication skills are a requirement of employment.
  • Candidate must hold an active Secret clearance.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
 

" 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.

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.