JWS/DIEE Instructor

Applied Research Associates, Inc - Niceville, FL4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $67,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Applied Research Associates, Inc. has opportunities for two experienced JWS/DIEE Instructors, located at Eglin AFB in Florida, beginning in late November or early December 2019. These positions support CONUS and OCONUS training of both the JMEM Weaponeering System (JWS) and the Digital Imagery Exploitation Engine (DIEE) software programs. These positions are an integral part of the Joint Technical Coordinating Group for Munitions Effectiveness (JTCG/ME).

These positions requires a minimum of five years experience with JTCG/ME products (e.g. JMEM Weaponeering System (JWS), Digital Imagery Exploitation Engine (DIEE), Digital Precision Strike Suite Collateral Damage Estimation (DCiDE)). Experience as a trainer (Goodfellow AFB, Joint Targeting School, Precision Fires Course, Combatant Command Qualification Course, weapons school, weapon/aircraft program offices) and/or equivalent experience in an applicable career field (e.g. Weaponeering and/or Targeting) is required. Bachelor’s Degree or higher is desired, but may be substituted with operational experience. Applicant must be willing to travel away from home on business up to, but not limited to, ten working days a month. Travel includes both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Applicants must be a United States citizen, and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. passport and an active DoD Security Clearance.

Required Skills:
Considerable knowledge and understanding of JWS for both air-to-surface and surface-to-surface engagements
Experience using the Digital Imagery Exploitation Engine (DIEE) for Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE) and Target Coordinate Mensuration (TCM) purposes
Comfortable presenting technical information to large audiences consisting of a broad base of knowledge and expertise
The ability to tailor information to the appropriate level of understanding
Must be able to analyze operational weaponeering methodologies and understand the rigorous methods of scientific and mathematical inputs
Prepare written reports/briefings indicating solutions or range of possible alternatives in rank of desirability and probability of success when there is no single solution and interfacing with customers to help define work processes
Successfully complete a Government JWS/DIEE Instructor Certification Board within 60-days of hire. A minimum of five years experience related to JMEM air-to-surface and/or surface-to-surface weaponeering software is required. In addition, experience related to operational weaponeering, weapon systems effectiveness methodologies, target coordinate mensuration, collateral damage estimation, and database maintenance are highly desirable. Recent experience as a military training instructor at a service targeting school or other related military course, and completion of a Joint Targeting School (JTS) accredited CDE course and a Target Mensuration Only (TMO) certification is also desirable.

Preferred Company Details:Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Applied Research Associates (ARA) is a recognized leader in the development of cutting-edge research, engineering, and software solutions that are critical to national defense and other problems facing the U.S. ARA is a scientific and engineering company with an excellent national reputation and a 40-year history of sustained growth. Our culture supports career growth and rewards innovation, self-motivation, and technical excellence. ARA is an employee-owned company with an attractive benefit package that includes 401-K, Employee Stock Ownership, Flexible Spending Plan and various insurance options. Our specialty is finding innovative solutions to complex technical problems. We are seeking talented and motivated individuals who can help us meet our objective of providing quality service to our customers. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.