NAVWAR Subject Matter Expert - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States




SAIC currently has an opening for a NAVWAR Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Huntsville, AL.

Responsibilities Include:

  • As the SME, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the customer in developing schedules and agendas for meetings; facilitating meetings and coordinating specific working groups
  • Conduct analysis to refine requirements for areas such as:
    • Space Operations/Space Control; Concept of the Operation (CONOPS); Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs); assessments of current / future NAVWAR systems; development of emerging materiel solutions; synchronization of Army and Joint-service operational assessments; rapid fielding initiatives and technology transitions.
  • The candidate will coordinate program documents and other resources with DoD organizations and serve as the Program’s point of contact. The candidate will also participate in capability studies such as Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs) to review system capabilities and mission development and ensure traceability between the AoA’s Measures of Effectiveness, Measures of Performance and Measures of Cost (MOEs/MOPs/MOCs).





Bachelors degree and 18+ years of experience or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience.

CLEARANCE: Must posses an active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility; prefer active TS/SCI.



All candidates must have comprehensive knowledge and expertise of:

  • Supporting the evaluation and assessment of GPS satellite / architecture signatures, GPS jamming, jamming scenario analysis, Anti-Jam development, integration and test.
  • Strong experience in Space Control (preferably offensive space control) or Electronic Warfare operations (preferably NAVWAR). Cyber Operations a plus.

  • Implementing methods to model, simulate, and analyze navigation equipment performance in electronically challenged environments

  • Understanding of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and/or Electromagnetic Support requirements to sense and understand the electromagnetic operating environment.

  • Development and/or refinement of CONOPS and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs), Developmental/Operational Test and Evaluation (DT&E/OT&E), system AoAs.

  • Familiarity with Army military hierarchy, terms and acronyms.

  • Familiarity with joint space operations, organizational relationships, and policy a plus.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with at least eight (8) years’ experience communicating with military, civil service, senior leaders and highly-technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

  • Systems and integrated technology development, Joint-service program synchronization, user operational assessments/rapid fielding initiatives, and PM acquisition strategy/transition coordination.

  • Expertise in technology assessments of emerging Science and Technology (S&T) and industry solutions relative to fulfilling system requirements, and support as required to ensure acceptance and relevance to technology improvements that meet identified and related capability gaps.

  • Familiar with development, coordination, and staffing of appropriate Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Capability Production Document (CPDs), or any other required Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents, including the required supporting analysis and documentation.

  • Expertise in the development of system-related briefings and reports that include supporting graphics and other technical analyses as required.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, preparing briefings and writing of technical papers.