Standoff Weapons Planner

The SOW planner will formulate cruise missile, decoy/jammer strategy and future employment visions for the DoD. They will manage, lead, and conduct all aspects of cruise missile and decoy/jammer mission planning, execution and training in support of all combatant commanders. Planners will be located at the SMAC.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education -This task requires TOP SECRET (TS) / Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security clearance plus access to Special Access Programs (SAP) and must meet all associate security requirements, which includes but is not limited to a TS/SCI SSBI.

  • Conduct weaponeering and targeting for kinetic systems. Weaponeering applies to targets, which are areas, complexes, installations, forces, equipment, capabilities, functions, individuals, groups, systems, or behaviors identified for possible action to support the commander’s objectives, guidance and intent. Targeting applies to targets, which are areas, complexes, installations, forces, equipment, capabilities, functions, individuals, groups, systems, or behaviors identified for possible action to support the commander’s objectives, guidance and intent.
  • Weaponeer and target specific centers of gravity (COG) and high-value targets (HVT) that if struck with specific weapon types in a systematic manner, will create the desired effects and support accomplishment of the commander’s objectives.
  • Conduct target development for kinetic weapons, targeteering, precision point mensuration (PPM), TAM requests, weaponeering data sheets, force application, execution planning and combat assessment.
  • Conduct target development for kinetic weapons, targeteering, precision point mensuration (PPM), TAM requests, weaponeering data sheets, force application, execution planning and combat assessment.
  • Provide liaison between geographic COCOMs, DoD units and agencies, other government agencies, and SMAC.
  • Conduct standoff munition mission planning and integration in accordance with SMAC processes and USAF/USN/USMC/USA tactics, techniques, and procedures for approx. ten exercises/experiments/studies/tests per year.
  • Assist in the development and conduct planning and integration of future standoff munition weapon systems.
  • Develop, maintain, and coordinate SMAC ISR systems downtime and upgrades and timelines, establishing and coordinating priorities as appropriate.
  • Participate in DT&E and OT&E as standoff munition mission planning system and application SME.
  • Provide daily mentorship to newly assigned SMAC personnel.
  • Collaborate with local Training Managers for approx. 20 personnel to ensure MQT requirements and instructions are accurate and reflect SMAC configurations, technologies and support responsibilities.
  • Travel in support of operations in support of war, contingency and humanitarian operations, exercises and experiments that may require CONUS and OCONUS travel.
  • Participation in AOC and combatant command exercises or operations. Real world contingency experience is highly desired.
  • Experience supporting AOC operations within classified environments to include SIPRNet and JWICS.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using unclassified Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet) and classified SIPRNet network enterprise environments
  • Demonstrated mastery of combat air force principles, concepts, directives, practices, analytical methods and techniques and seasoned consultative skill sufficient to resolve internal problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods. Typical problems addressed are beyond normal day-to-day route processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for assessment and improvement of DoD Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM), Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range (JASSM-ER), Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD), and Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) operations. Preferred Skills and Education
  • Knowledge of overall performance factors for JASSM, JASSM-ER, MALD, and MALD-J and maintains physical/mental ability to sustain 24/7 surge operations, if required, for operational missions and exercises.
  • In-depth knowledge of the various Command entities involved in overall planning and execution of joint operations and evaluations. Knowledge of training and instructional methods to teach mission planning and mission planning software.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and negotiate effectively with senior analysts and management to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures.
  • Demonstrated JASSM/JASSM-ER/MALD/MALD-J planner proficiency with Joint Mission Planning System and Unix Mission Planning Systems.
  • Rated officer experience.
  • Completion of a formal C2 FTU AOCIQTSYS and/or AOCIQTNET course or equivalent.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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