Training Specialist Senior

Clearance Level
Fort Drum, New York
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Military Operations

Technical Knowledge

Training Programs

Training Techniques

REQ#: RQ148192
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

Training Specialist Senior

HOW the Training Specialist Senior WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

  • Primary duties consist of performing non-manual work directly related to the general business operations of the MTC Director as detailed in the Statement of Work (SOW) and the MTC Director’s customers, military units. 
  • Performance of these duties requires exercising discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance within the framework of the approved Event Lifecycle Management (ELM) or Joint Event Lifecycle (JELC) process.
  • Primary duties also require advanced knowledge and independent decision-making.
  • Work is predominantly intellectual in character and requires the employee to consistently exercise discretion and judgment. While testing and troubleshooting in the traditional sense are a minor part of the job duties.
  • Maintaining technical proficiency is a significant part of the duties and is implicit in certification & training event support process. Technical proficiency here transcends one system to a "system of systems" (SOS) (specifically US Army Mission Command capabilities), systems integration environment, the management of training products, and training US Army Battalion & Brigade Battle Staffs in the utilization of SOS and Training Support Package (TSP) products.
  • Prepares and delivers Mission Command training based on event / exercise plans received from the Collective Training Lead. A Lead has complete understanding and expert application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Contributions are usually limited to task-related activities.
  • Supports Unit Commander’s Training Objectives by developing training methods and materials such as curriculum, lectures, and computer-based training aids based on consultation with client / user specifications.
  • Develops TSP training products that include comprehensive operational procedures for an integrated federation of MC systems and simulation / stimulation systems.
  • Participates in Event / Exercise lifecycle management (planning, preparation, execution and recovery, AAR).
  • Consults with users to design, create, and configure systems to meet their training requirements.
  • Develops training environments that are unique to unit training requirements.
  • Completes setup and configuration of systems, conducts testing, troubleshooting and modification of systems as required.
  • Delivers small, medium and large collective training events / exercises in accordance within the established MTC training program.
  • Participates in internal AARs upon completion of training

Integrates requisite Live, Virtual, Constructive, Gaming and Mission Command (LVCG+MC) within training environments.

  • Supports venues for small, medium, and large collective training events and exercises.
  • Configures system interface nodes, documents end to end connectivity and tactical message flow, maintains the real-time operational status; tests hardware architecture and software for the conduct of staff training employing numerous capabilities as applicable.



  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical or military discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work/military experience, and 2+ years’ experience supporting military operations.
  • Security Clearance: Current SECRET required
  • Location: Fort Drum MTC. Normal work schedule is 0730-1630, may require night or weekend work shifts depending on specific training event requirements.
  • Travel: May require occasional travel (less than 10%) 


  • 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 company-paid holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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

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.