ACE Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides expertise in the operational application of current and future airborne weapons systems, with an emphasis on their lethality and survivability in the Battlespace. Our employees draw from a wealth of personal, professional and company experience to provide our Nation’s decision makers with the knowledge required to optimally equip our Armed Services with affordable, lethal and survivable weapons systems.
We serve as our customers’ most trusted agents in their goal of producing enterprise-wide survivability investments and executable programs. We fill key roles within customer offices, offering critical knowledge regarding design, development, procurement, and test and evaluation of new and upgraded weapons and platforms.
ACE Group’s philosophy is simple: Our success must be grounded on service and honest relationships. We focus on meeting the needs of our customers and employees, and trust that with those satisfied employees and satisfied customers, the business will take care of itself.
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Aviation Warfare Subject Matter Expert provides support to the Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) effort at NAVAIR Patuxent River.
The candidate must be able to work closely with software engineers to provide a military aviator's perspective on air platform behavior and presentation to enhance fleet operator training experiences. The successful candidate must be familiar with the tactical employment of fixed wing and/or- rotary wing aircraft and have an understanding of threat and friendly system kill-chains. The candidate may serve as a customer liaison and advocate for software capability/feature inclusion based on customer requirements. The Aviation Warfare Subject Matter Expert provides insight and develops simulated entity (hostile and friendly) behaviors to enhance the training experience for NGTS’ warfighting customers.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
CONOPS/CONEMPS development for simulated and constructive entity behavior during simulation / scenario execution
Research threat and friendly systems and their potential battlespace interactions
Work closely with software developers to ensure the proper representation of tactical capabilities in the simulation environment meet training community requirements
Act as liaison to fleet organizations, gathering their requirements for future NGTS iterations, ensuring the product meets customer needs, and providing face-to-face customer support, as needed
Apply subject matter expertise to assist in the development, design, implementation, evaluation, and planning of modeling and simulation tools and products
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree and at least 8 years experience as aircrew on tactical aircraft
Prior military experience in the Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps serving as aircrew in tactical aircraft such as: EA-18G, EA-6B, P-3, H-60, F-14, F-15, F-16, F-18, B-52, B-1
Must have Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
Unique qualifications with specific platforms/weapons systems desired; USAF / USN Advanced Weapons School instructor, test pilot, tactics instructor, or any additional specialized qualifications or background is preferred
Experience with Strike, Electronic Warfare, or Maritime mission operations
Specific experience in at least four (4) of the following areas:
Flight experience in state-of-the-art glass cockpit
Flight experience in high- G-onset rate-capable aircraft
Operational flight time utilizing night vision devices
Night Attack Systems; Helmet mounted displays
Operational advisory/design review participation (OAG, NARG, ASAP, SEAL Team, PDR/CDR Team, TACAIR Night Strike Working Group)
Friendly and threat capability analysis and projection
Operational mission planning/tactics development.
Test and Evaluation project execution
Tactics Development and Evaluation (TAC D&E)
Automated Mission Planning Systems (i.e., TAMPS, JUMPS)
Weapons and Tactics Instructor School/Top Gun Graduate
Analytic experience, especially with friendly and threat capability analysis
CONOPS/CONEMPS Development and operational planning
Working knowledge of Aircraft Survivability Equipment and systems
Knowledge of the Defense Acquisition System
ACE Consulting Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ACE Consulting Group complies with applicable state and local
ACE Group is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides expertise in the operational applications of current and future airborne weapons systems, with an emphasis on their lethality and survivability in the Battlespace. Our employees draw from a wealth of personal and company operational and acquisition experience to provide our Nation’s decision makers with the knowledge required to optimally equip our Armed Services with affordable, yet lethal and survivable weapons systems.
Our logo captures who we are and what we do. To define who we are, we take our colors from the flag of the United States of America, to which we pledge our allegiance. From the iconic white scarf of the WW I Ace – the first aviators to employ combat effectiveness from the air – to the aiming diamond of 21st century aircraft, we employ these symbols to define what we do: We provide expert advice that is steeped in experience but remains on the leading edge of modern combat and remains steadfastly “On Target.”™
ACE Group’s business strategy attracts the most highly experienced and qualified subject matter experts in matters of military operations, policy, doctrine, and technology solutions, especially related to aviation. Just like our namesake combat Aces, a fighter pilot’s spirit surges within: We aggressively seek out the most demanding missions and accomplish them swiftly, efficiently, and successfully.
Our status as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business provides our customers with flexibility in contracting options and makes us a Sub-contractor of choice to other Prime contractors. Air Combat Effectiveness Consulting Group: we are nimble…flexible…creative…reliable.