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Huntington Ingalls Industries CAF Program Manager - 19014 in Andrews AFB, Maryland

CAF Program Manager - 19014

Position Location Andrews AFB, MD

Requisition # 19014

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking a Combat Air Force (CAF) Program Manager to work at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.

The CAF PM will serve as the SME for CAF ATD programs, and advises the government PM on matters relating to CAF simulator products. The CAF PM will apply USAF military aviator experience to assist the government in managing ATD programs for CAF units.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Supporting trainer development activities in support of NGB/ANG fighter aircraft trainer requirements. The CAF PM SME will advise NGB/A5 and NGB/A3 on aircrew simulator operations and training objectives; policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organizational design; and offer quality improvements.

  • Establishing metrics and analyze systems to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with Air Combat Command training directives.

  • Assisting with guidance related to CAF and ATD efforts, acquisition, rebasing, and long-range strategy supporting the bed down of new training devices.

  • Assisting NGB evaluation teams, inspection teams, SIMCERT teams and study groups formed to evaluate sustainment support to CAF simulator resources.

  • Preparing and submitting detailed analyses and/or reports with technical evaluations and recommendations for process, and procedural changes based on inspections, reviews, certifications and studies.

  • Reviewing simulator contractor deliverables and advise NGB/A5 and other Government entities of potential issues/concerns.

  • Coordinate the development and execution of DMO and ATD plans for CAF specified systems and related equipment that may encompass new technologies and fielding requirements.

  • Assisting NGB with studies of ongoing aircrew training to evaluate DMO and ATD planning issues.

  • Coordinate requirements and execution plans with contractors, peer contractors, vendors, suppliers, and government furnishing organizations.

  • Inspecting, reviewing, and coordinate initial, periodic, and final design plans or products with production team and end users.

  • Ensuring product delivery, testing, and sustainment activities are achieved; obtain feedback for changes or updates; ensure delivery of technical documentation and training materials.

  • Performing project close-out actions such as document filing, transition to sustainment plans, equipment or inventory disposition, etc.

  • Performing travel, as required, to: attend program kick-off meetings, program/product management reviews, technical interchange meetings, integrated product meetings, design reviews, and configuration control board meetings; conduct site visits to potential vendor locations to assess capabilities as part of market research; attend site visits to various production facilities and simulator bed-down locations; participate/support inspections, site surveys, inventory efforts, and acceptance testing.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • 10+ years of military 11F (fighter pilot experience)

  • 5+ years of military management experience, or PMP certification

  • BS in Engineering, or a comparable field

  • Familiarization with ANG/USAF simulator and/or training device programs

  • Experience working with NGB A3/A5 processes and personnel

  • Familiarization with MS and Adobe products and tools


  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

  • All candidates must have a Secret level clearance.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.