Joint Debriefing System (JDS) Technical Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Joint Debriefing System (JDS) Technical Lead to support Naval Aviation, Air Force and Air National Guard customers with Development in support of the Tactical Combat Training System TCTS on aircraft ranges. PMA 205 is the primary sponsor. 


The position will support the Tactical Air Range Integration Facility (TARIF) located on the NAWCWD China Lake facility near Ridgecrest California and the Test and Evaluation/Training Threat/Target Systems (T4S) contract. This position is contingent on SAIC winning the T4S contract. Award selection is expected early next calendar year.


  • Bachelors and sixteen (16) years or more experience; Masters and fourteen (14) years or more experience; PhD or JD and twelve (12) years or more experience; or twenty (20) years of experience without a degree.
  • A minimum of 20 years software programming experience using Ada, Pascal, C/C++ in a real-time Linux (Red Hat Enterprise) based graphical and alphanumeric display and debriefing system making use of native TSPI sources, Link-16 “J” messages, HUD display playback control, recording and selected playback of recorded missions, audio playback control. 
  • A minimum of 10 years leading a development team, including preparing and presenting briefs on the development/project status to large groups (40 or more attendees), participating in analyzing and documenting requirements, estimating and executing the development/project work; and software development that entails developing, coding/integrating, and testing of third party data analysis processes/programs. 
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance.