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General Dynamics Information Technology Training Specialist Advisor – Surface Warfare Trainer in Norfolk, Virginia

Req ID: RQ179901

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Training


Combat Systems,Navy,Strategic Planning,Tactical Training,Weapons


Instructor - Military Training Network


10 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

Training Specialist Advisor – Surface Warfare Trainer

Transform technology into opportunity as a Training Specialist Advisor with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT 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 Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Training Specialist Advisors joining our team to deliver complex technical and tactical training to sailors enrolled in courses taught at Surface Combat Systems Training Command-Hampton Roads (SCSTC-HR) Norfolk, Virginia.


● Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for customer personnel

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

● Work as a team leader to identify learning gaps and train Navy Officers/Enlisted in the technical & tactical employment of the shipboard Combat System and associated weapons systems, system capabilities and limitations, employment of automated systems, mission planning and execution, and tactical communications

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

● Provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for SCSTC-HR courses supporting the employment of the AEGIS and/or Ship's Self Defense System (SSDS) Combat System

● Conduct dynamic assessment of the sailors’ abilities to comply with approved operational procedures and ship’s Battle Orders and thereafter provide formal appraisal of performance with recommendations for improvement and methods to maintain technical and tactical proficiency


● Required Experience: Eight (8) years of experience operating or directing organic sensors and systems used to execute Surface Warfare engagements at the ship, Surface Action Group (SAG), Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) level. Experience training/teaching SUW to others in a master-level training environment required. Of the eight (8) years, two (2) years of experience as an Instructor in a formal Navy individual training environment, to include; presentation skills, public speaking skills, 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, with one of those years using training systems/simulations for effective and correct presentation of learning objectives. Experience with as an AEGIS and/or SSDS Tactical Action Officer (TAO) a significant plus. Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing.

● Required Technical Skills: Experience as a qualified AEGIS or SSDS Combat System operator, or Flight Mission Commander supporting maritime surface operations is required.

● Security Clearance Level: SECRET

● Required Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication skills and experience as a Navy instructor (NEC 805A/9502)

● Preferred Skills: AEGIS/SSDS TAO and Master Training/Afloat Training Specialist

● Location: Customer Site; SCSTC-HR, Norfolk, 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

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $120,750. 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.

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

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.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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.