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Joint Terminal Air Controller (JTAC)/Systems Operator

Company: Nana Regional Corporation
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Joint Terminal Air Controller (JTAC)/Systems Operator


RiverTech, an Akima Company, we are dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to our customers' complex engineering and operational challenges. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


Subject matter expert on missions related to JTAC associated with exercises hosted by or supported by the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) at Kirtland AFB, NM. The SME shall support planning meetings, develop and execute test plans, develop scenarios, and ensure internal systems are functional prior to event execution. During execution, the SME shall bring credible expertise in JTAC mission areas for white force execution, operation of high-side environment generators, operation of virtual systems identified in government directions document, interact and be familiar with Air Operations Center support, and participate in scenario review to ensure desired exercise learning objectives are achievable.


Responsible for the translation of operational JTAC training requirements into exercise design, build and execution and will support requirements definition for Virtual and Constructive simulations, scenario generation tools, mission planning tools, interactive system requirements, and exercise collaboration tools.

JTAC/Systems Operator will have responsibilities to include:

  • Work with system engineers to plan, coordinate support for, and execute system integration testing and will operate selected constructive simulators, within the DMOC, to support site/system integration and Virtual Flag/other exercise scenario executions.
  • Cover all JTAC mission areas with regards to exercise planning, development and execution to support warfighter training requirements across the joint services and coalition partners.
  • Interface with other military SMEs, from other weapons systems, to form a theater level exercise that challenges the missions facing our DoD today and in the future.
  • The successful candidate can expect to support 4 Virtual Flags annually with one involving coalition partners, specialized warfighter focused events, C2 weapons school training and other events with specialized training objectives. Due to the nature of connecting Virtual Simulators from around the world, the candidate will need to be open to technical understanding of military networks, Combat Air Force Standards, disparate simulator protocols and connectivity requirements within the Distributed Mission Operations construct.Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree in Information Technology or similar discipline.
    • Military service with related experience conducting JTAC mission skill sets. Must have been an Instructor JTAC.
    • Active Secret Clearance.
    • Consistent with Presidential Executive Order 14042, you must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19. The Executive Order generally requires that federal workers and federal contractor employees be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021.Desired Qualifications:
      • Instructor qualified in JTC/TRS simulator
      • An operational tour within JTAC community, preferably as an Instructor JTAC
      • DMO experience working with Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) assets
      • Having downrange experience will be extremely beneficial in understanding how operational and tactical C2 interfaces with the weapons systems of each service and their roles and responsibilities within each of the various theaters of operations.
      • Best served by having a grasp of current threat replications within the modeling and simulation environment and having an awareness of simulator limitations with regard to system capabilities.
      • Systems engineering background - preferably in military environment; familiar with operation of JTC/TRS Dome training system
      • Computer generated forces or environment generators, e.g. Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE) and Next Generation Threat Simulator (NGTS)
      • Familiar with C4I systems (GCCS, JDOCS, ADSI/JRE, etc.)
      • Network integration - DMON, ARCNet, NCTE, etc.
      • Technical writing and test reportingDesired Qualifications:

        The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

        We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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        Job: Military Specific Occupations

        Primary Location: US-NM-Albuquerque

        Shift: Day Job

        Req ID: RIV02034

Keywords: Nana Regional Corporation, Albuquerque , Joint Terminal Air Controller (JTAC)/Systems Operator, Accounting, Auditing , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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