Integrated Air and Missile Defense SME - Military veterans preferred

Amentum (
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

United States

Amentum is seeking a dynamic and innovative Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide research and analysis on new and emerging technologies and operational concepts supporting IAMD operations in support of U.S Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) J3 at Camp H.M. Smith, HI.

You would be an excellent candidate for this position if you:

Enjoy working in a fast-paced, high impact, dynamic environment
Have experience coordinating IAMD operations across the Indo-Pacific AOR

You will provide analysis to support planning, development, assessment, evaluation, and integration of USINDOPACOM and Component IAMD that focuses on existing and future IAMD capabilities to ensure adequate protection of critical assets in the USINDOPACOM AOR. This position also includes interagency partnering, international military exercises, and the defense of U.S. interests abroad to enhance regional peace. You will support new concepts of national strategic policy, emerging technologies, and evolving partner nation requirements.

You're well versed in Joint data information integration systems that enable the IAMD defense design and will recommend appropriate plans and TTPs that ensure the successful employment of limited, critical IAMD assets. You will be responsible for researching and developing recommendations for next generation technological hardware and software; conduct mission capabilities evaluations; and provide the warfighter with analysis of future technologies. You'll also support the development of IAMD / Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) for USINDOPACOM and its components that document how operators utilize IAMD/BMD systems and C2.

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.

Minimum Requirements

    At least 10 years of combined experience managing complex programs and projects in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) or other federal agencies
    At least 3 years of experience supporting technical solutions to operational challenges in BMD and/or IAMD operations
    At least 2 years of experience supporting plans or operations at a COCOM, Service Component, Joint Staff, or Agency Staff level
    At least 3 years of experience supporting operations in the Indo-Pacific AOR
    Knowledge of USINDOPACOM plans, policy, and strategy and an understanding of joint integration including linkages to parallel national interests and component command operations
    Experience developing communications among various stakeholders to include Service Components, OSD, and Joint Staff
    Experience coordinating conferences and high-level meetings
    Experience in writing reports, graphics, and information papers
    Experience analyzing operational data
    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products and SharePoint collaborative tools
    Due to the nature of work, must be a U.S. citizen
    Must have an active Secret security clearance, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility after your start date

Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree
    Joint Professional Military Education (JPME)
    Active TS/SCI clearance
    Experience in coordinating with other Department of Defense (DoD) entities, including the Joint Staff, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and USINDOPACOM's Service Components as well as non-DoD organizations such as State Department