Sign Up Sign Up Log In Sign Up
This job has expired and you can't apply for it anymore. Start a new search.

Operational Specialist

CALIBRE, an employee-owned management and Technology Solutions company, is seeking an Operational Specialist to support the Joint Planning and Execution System (JPES) and Global Command and Control System - Joint (GCCS-J)/Common Operating Picture (COP) instructor services to provide quality resident, mobile, and virtual training.


The Operational Specialist will provide the following:

  • Instructor services to teach JPES in traditional classroom and virtual environments.
  • Instruction in Joint Development Training Center (JDTC) courses in residence, at customer CONUS and OCONUS locations, and in virtual environments.
  • Support for joint or service exercises.
  • Subject matter expertise in curriculum review, internal and external meetings, conferences and working groups.
  • Updating and development of classroom training curricula, support materials, and effective online training content for the Joint Deployment, Global Force Management, and Situational Awareness applications.
Required skills
  • Familiarity with adult learning theories and Instructional System Design (ISD).
  • At least four years’ experience in joint training.
  • Knowledge and experience with Joint and Service doctrine, combat, combat service, combat service support and equipment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with performing functional area training (fire support, information operations unit maneuver, maritime operations, air operations, amphibious operations, theater ballistic missile operations, space warfare and others required for a specific event).
  • Experience and ability to develop rotational event timelines with required deliverables.
  • Knowledge and experience in event After Action Report (AAR) products and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and develop relationship with Observer/Trainers (OT’s), Operations and Work Cell Augmentees.
  • Knowledge and ability to develop and present briefs for problem resolution.
  • Knowledge and experience with communications and information systems training.
  • Knowledge and experience of procedures for simulation system response cell augmentees (e.g., role playing, data entry and game entity control by role players, handling of computer generated data. access rules in simulation centers).
  • Knowledge of relationships between the response cell and the training audience.
  • Knowledge of the procedures necessary for using confederated models and for managing the confederation, JTLS, JLVC, JCATS, JOPES, and emerging applications.
  • Knowledge and ability to handle special functions and procedures such as moving a unit from one location to another instantly, effecting an arbitrary increase or decrease of unit strength or supplies or reinstating or removing a unit from the simulation.
  • Knowledge of functions of the Joint Exercise Control Group (JECG) group and their impact on the response cell.
  • Experience in developing and presenting doctrinal reports, messages, orders, map overlays, and graphical symbology for communications.
  • Experience in Master Scenario Events List (MSEL) planning and development.
  • Ability to incorporate joint training special event functions and roles, such as medical, legal, and public.
  • Knowledge and experience with communications and information systems training.
  • Experience in military and national level intelligence gathering techniques and analysis. Training and operational experience as a military intelligence officer/non-commissioned officer strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in Joint Doctrine.
  • Experience designing and developing interactive web-based learning and blended learning courses.
  • Experience with eLearning and curriculum and courseware authoring for web-based training and education development.
  • At least three years’ experience as an Instructional Systems Designer in developing complex level interactive courseware.
  • At least three years’ experience with eLearning practices and technology strategies in a military training environment.
  • At least three years’ experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • At least three years’ experience with Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL).

Required Experience


  • Must hold/obtain TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Associate’s degree with a minimum of six years’ experience; or
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of four years’ experience; or
  • No degree with at least seven years warfighting operational experience.
  • Three years' experience in GCCS-J, or any of its Service variants.
  • Experience in Integrated Imagery and Intelligence (I3) principles, policies, concepts, and methods.


CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at Come join our dynamic team! #CALIBRECareers

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Newport News, Virginia
Not Specified
Job Number:

Send me email alerts for similar jobs