Fighter Pilot / WSO SME (Flight Simulation Trainer 4) - 4193 in Duluth, MN at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/18/2022

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Job Description

Who We Are:

HII Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is looking for a Fighter Pilot or Weapons System Officer (WSO) Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the Air National Guard (ANG) Operational Training Support (OTS). The location will be the Distributed Training Operations Center (DTOC) ANG Operating Location (AOL) in Duluth, MN.

The qualified candidate will support daily Distributed Training Operations Support to include; Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) event preparation/execution/debrief, scheduled academics and academic program support, scheduled meetings, scheduled training, self-study, mission planning support, modeling and simulation (M&S) support, and other Operational Testing Training Infrastructure (OTTI) support defined by the Government.


What You Will Do

Provide operational and tactical level experience in integrated employment of DTOC core missions, with specific expertise in fighter employment and fighter integration. Expertise in sister service core missions may be appropriate and requested for training joint customers.

Duties include, but are not limited to

  • Provide subject matter expertise supporting DMO training events
  • Conduct mission briefing, execution and debriefing and post mission documentation
  • Provide A/A expertise in support of DTOC mission planning
  • Create scenarios within Environment Generator software.
  • Coordinate with Network Operations Center (NOC) personnel for Event Control Center (ECC) set-up 
  • Provide expertise at meetings, Initial Planning Teams (IPT), working groups, and other related events.


What We Are Looking For:

  • Current or previous fighter pilot or WSO in any of the following: F-16, F-15C, F-15E, FA-18, F-22 or F-35.

  • Secret Clearance with the ability to upgrade TS/SCI and SAP/SAR

  • 10 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 8 years relevant experience with Masters in related field. .

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Mission Commander, Instructor Pilot/WSO, or Evaluator Pilot/WSO

  • Air Force Weapons School Instructor Course Graduate or Navy Fighter Weapons School instructor pilot

  • Three (3) years’ experience conducting events in a robust DMO environment (Simulator experience considered)

  • Experience with environment generator software to include Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) and Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE) 

  • Current Top Secret Clearance

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


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