NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System (NSSMS) Training Specialist, SCSTC Hampton Roads – Virginia Beach, VA

Clearance Level
Norfolk, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Combat Systems


Training Programs

REQ#: RQ175152
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Training Specialist with GDIT. A career here 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 a Training Specialist joining our team to deliver complex technical 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 Navy students enrolled in the NSSMS Operator/Technician course of instruction

● Utilizes exceptional customer skills to conduct traditional classroom instruction and support technical laboratory training

● Work as a team member to identify learning gaps and train maintenance technicians in the skills needed to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair shipboard NSSMS

● Work as a team member to complete customer deadlines which may have competing/shifting priorities

● Provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum revision and development for the NSSMS course and other SCSTC-HR courses

● Conduct dynamic assessment of the sailors’ abilities to comply with technical procedures and U.S. Navy maintenance and repair standards


● Required Experience:

Five (5) years of experience as a technician repairing military electronic systems which included maintaining NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System (NSSMS) components or as a technical manager with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function/task to others in an apprentice level training environment. Experience as a NSSMS technician/operator is required. Of the five (5) 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. Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing.

● Required Technical Skills: NSSMS Fire Controlman

● 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


None - None

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $64,600 - $87,400. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.