MIW Exercise Planner - Secret clearance required

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
San Diego, California

REQ#: RQ83327

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

Join General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. We are searching for a MIW Exercise Planning Analyst to join the team.

MIW Exercise Planning Analyst will provide support to the Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center Mine Warfare Division (SMWDC-MIW) in San Diego, CA by providing subject matter expert (SME) advice and assistance in the areas of Advanced Tactical Training (ATT), Operational Support, tactical and operational-level doctrine review and writing, capability analysis, assessments and experimentation.

Responsibilities may included but not be limited to:

  • Conduct Global Mine Warfare (MIW) exercise planning including developing approved command exercise objectives, identifying US MIW force participants, coordinating with coalition countries on participation of their MIW forces as appropriate, and developing the general MIW scheme of maneuver to meet planned objectives

  • Attend pre-conference synchronization meetings for upcoming MIW exercises and all assigned MIW exercise planning conferences in support of SMWDC MIW & HHQ goals and objectives

  • Manage electronic planning folders containing all correspondence, points of contact, schedules, briefs, and any other exercise related documentation

  • Coordinate within the MIW Division to ensure required exercises meet staff training and/or assessment goals, as well as coordinating with outside Commands, both US and Coalition, as necessary, in the development of MIW exercises, to include the laying of exercise mine-shapes to meet exercise objectives. Attend weekly command exercise engagement planning meeting and provide recommendations to coordinate required forces, logistics and travel in order to meet approved exercise objectives

  • Coordinate with cognizant POCs to ensure Command-level strategic objectives are accomplished in exercises

  • Participate in Numbered Fleet Commander and Marine Force MIW working groups to increase Mine Warfare and Numbered Fleet/Marine Corps integration/support

  • Prepare and brief after action reports for all assigned exercises to SMWDC MIW and HHQ leadership, prepare and conduct in-progress reviews for all major exercises with SMWDC MIW and HHQ leadership

  • Attend weekly Commander’s Operations Brief on status of MIW community readiness, and prepare contingency plans for exercise support to ensure objectives are still accomplished, on a weekly basis

  • Participate in regular cross-departmental working groups and operational planning teams related to MIW Fleet and Marine Corps integration efforts, specifically seeking opportunities to incorporate emerging MIW technologies in live-virtual construct exercises

  • Develop, plan, and participate in the execution of General Officer/Flag Officer-level exercises each year, including: developing exercise design; all planning and scheduling of forces and ranges to conduct MIW; preparing exercise mine-shape requests, and coordinating deployment and recovery of exercise mine shapes globally; and all administrative briefs and written reports for the exercise

Ideal candidates for this position shall possess at a minimum:

  • Current SECRET Security Clearance.      

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 12 years of recent experience in Exercise Design and Planning for Mine Warfare (MIW) and experience developing Doctrine, Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for MIW.

  •  Available to travel up to 25% of the time.

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.