Fleet Training Support

Clearance Level
Norfolk, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Training and Development

Training Support

REQ#: RQ167036
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

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of a team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. COMNAVSURLFANT’s Fleet Deployment Training Program Support (FDTPS) team is seeking a Fleet Synthetic Lead with expertise in Fleet Synthetic Training to join their team in Norfolk, 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 training and readiness support to the CNSL N7 Directorate for assigned Atlantic Fleet ships and LCS Crews.
  • Provide training evaluation and analysis support to CNSL assisting in, but not limited to, documentation reviews and training requirements updates.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for modeling and simulation (M&S), synthetic training systems, embedded trainers and application of these various systems in executing SFRM requirements.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise on the design, development and implementation of the Total Ship Training Capability (TSTC), to include the Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT), Damage Control Training Management System (DCTMS), Engineering On-board Trainer (EOBT), and Naval Surface Fire Support Embedded Trainer (NSFS-ET).
  • Assist with reviewing Training, Readiness and associated Manpower requirements of all Tier 1 and Tier 2 Mission Areas, maintaining data and analysis of individual ship training and certification completion.
  • Monitor Naval tactical and training systems installation and fielding plan schedules and resultant impact on shipboard/crew training requirements.
  • Assist with developing Fleet and Unit awards process, maintaining Fleet award database, and tracking Fleet/Unit award recipients.
  • Coordinate with COMNAVSURFOR/COMNAVSURFPAC N7 counterparts to ensure alignment of all training and readiness processes and procedures.
  • Assist with technical analysis and engineering support for all Unit Level Synthetic Training and training systems to include the execution of USFFC FST-U exercises, MITE and additional duties outlined in the SFRM.
  • Collate LANT and PAC Fleet concerns on synthetic training issues and recommend solutions
  • Review Training Project Plans and NTSPs, and deliver detailed written change recommendations and analyses of training impact.
  • Assist in scheduling required Bridge Resource Management (BRM) and Junior Officer Ship handling training. (m) Assist OPNAV, USFFC, NETC, TYCOMs, ATGs, SMWDC, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWARSYSCOM), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Naval Personnel Command (NPC), Naval Regional Maintenance Centers (NRMC), and other stakeholders identify Fleet Training issues critical to CNSL.
  • Conduct comprehensive, in-depth analysis, reviews and assessments of data elements from across the Readiness Pillars to determine root causes of readiness gaps and develop recommendations, based on data driven analysis, to mitigate readiness gaps.
  • Assist in development of readiness metrics and provide analysis to include data collection, analysis, and presentation of surface ship and Sailor training performance data.
  • Provide FLTMPS, Corporate Enterprise Training Activity Resource Systems (CeTARs), and enterprise Navy Training Reservation System (eNTRs) trackers for schools and certification requirements. 7
  • Provide monthly status updates of:
    • Unit eligibility and annual award criteria for all CNSL subordinate units
    • Tomahawk Strike Manager NECs for CNSL subordinate units
  • Provide annual updates for the COMNAVSURFLANT/PAC Awards Instruction.
  • Provide bi-weekly updates of:
    • NSFS Training and Certification requirements
    • Surface Rescue Swimmer (SAR) Training and Certification requirements
  • Perform duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8 years relevant experience (10 years if no Bachelor’s degree)
  • Secret clearance
  • Experience in the following:
    • Analyzing Navy Surface Ship training requirements, to include expert knowledge and ability to use FLTMPS
    • USFF OFRP Fg and Fd requirements
    • Knowledge of resources necessary to execute requirements of the SFRTM


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Flexible work week
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
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.