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Huntington Ingalls Industries Fighter Pilot (Air to Ground) SME - 18573 in Kaiserlautern, Germany

Fighter Pilot (Air to Ground) SME - 18573

Position Location Kaiserlautern, Germany

Requisition # 18573

# of Openings 1

HII-MDIS is currently seeking an Air to Ground SME, preferably with F-16 experience, to work at the Warrior Preparation Center in Einsiedlerhof, Germany (approximately 10 minutes from Ramstein AB, Germany). The pilot will operate an F-16 DTT and fly a computer model called Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) as well as support Multinational Unified Land Operations (MULO) using a model called Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE).

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.

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

  • Perform White Force (role play) functions during execution of exercises and training events.These functions include, but are not limited to, exercise director, Air and Space Operations Center (AOC), Combat Operations Division, and Combat Plans Division.

  • Control and perform duties as blue air/red air with constructive models including, but not limited to, Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE) and Next Generation Threat System (NGTS).

  • Lead mass briefs and debriefs with the exercise audience and small team briefs and debriefs for tactical level training events.

  • Develop scenarios for WPC-sponsored events. These events will primarily be Tier 3 & 4 operational/tactical level training. They will include large force exercise events integrating joint, combined, allied, and other partner nations’ forces in an air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace battlefield, as well as smaller scenarios integrating specific capabilities.

  • Generate mission materials related to the scenario. These include but are not limited to: Air Tasking Order (ATO), Airspace Control Order (ACO), communication plans, Special Instructions (SPINs), blue and red orders of battle, red air plans, and mission cards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience :


  • Rated USAF Aircrew qualifications with recent operational experience within five years and a minimum of 200 hours of Instructor or Evaluator experience

  • Possess recent experience providing like training support (based on applicable weapon system and mission set).

  • *Waiver of individual experience/qualification requirements will be addressed by WPC on a case-by-case basis.

  • In-depth knowledge of United States Air Force (USAF) planning cycles/processes as well as the employment of USAF weapons systems to include but not limited to Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD), Close Air Support (CAS), Air-to-Air, Aerial Refueling, Electronic Warfare, C4ISR, Airlift – combat delivery, Cyber, Combat Search and Rescue, Dynamic Targeting, and Special Operations mission sets. Waiver of individual experience/qualification requirements will be addressed by WPC on a case-by-case basis.


  • Familiar with USAF aircrew and distributed training requirements, methodology and procedures.

  • Familiarity with USAF and Joint policy and doctrine as well as experience with the planning and execution of joint, combined, allied, and other partner nation’s operations and exercises.

  • Familiar with AFH 36-2235, Information for Designers of Instructional Systems, Volumes 1-13, AFMAN 36-2234, Instructional System Development, and AFMAN 36-2236, Guidebook for AF Instructors.

  • Knowledgeable in the use of tools to generate planning products.

  • Previous Mission Commander / USAF Weapons School graduate qualification

Security :

  • Must possess and be able to maintain a Secret clearance (fully adjudicated and eligible for NATO).

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

  • The selected applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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.