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Combat Systems SME IV Team Lead – Combat Systems (Non-AEGIS – i.e. ACDS/SSDS MK1/2) in Norfolk, VA at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Job Description

THOR Solutions, LLC is actively seeking a highly motivated Engineering Subject Matter Expert (SME) IV Team Lead with an engineering centric background and expertise in Combat Systems (Non-AEGIS – i.e. ACDS/SSDS MK1/2) to support Commander Naval Surface Force Atlantic (CNSL).

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement: 

  • An Active Secret Clearance is required.

 Job Requirements:

  • Individual shall have a minimum of 20 years of experience and shall have demonstrated relevant experience within the past three years.
  • Been designated as a shipboard Tactical Action Officer (TAO) and have completed the Navy’s Personnel Qualification Standard (PQS) NAVEDTRA 43304-Series.
  • Individual shall have served at least two (2) tours as a shipboard TAO on Non-AEGIS ships.
  • Individual shall show evidence of experience (i.e. letters of designation and/or documentation within Navy Fitness Reports or Evaluations) demonstrated on active duty – or as a contractor – performing TAO and/or TAO-type duties within the past 3 years.
  • Qualified Surface Warfare Officer/Line Officer or Limited Duty/Chief Warrant Officer (i.e. System Test Officers (STO), Operations Technical Officers (OPSTECH).
  • Personnel who have been performing duties training, mentoring, and evaluating shipboard TAOs and meet all of the specific qualification criteria above, may be evaluated for candidacy as well.
  • By definition, a TAO is responsible to ship’s Commanding Officer for possessing an in-depth knowledge of techniques, tactics, and procedures regarding tactical maneuvering, expert level knowledge of major combat systems for Non-AEGIS ship classes to include: organic (own ship) weapons capabilities/employment, RADAR, Electronic Counter Measures, navigation, sonar, communications, ship’s sensors, weapons release authority, and rules of engagement, and therefore shall demonstrate experience in these areas.
    • Note: Candidates stating prior shipboard TAO letters of designation should not be confused with squadron or battle group Staff Duty Officer (SDO) or Battle Group Captain (BCG) watch stations – which shall NOT suffice as valid substitutions for TAO due to responsibilities and organic ship weapons employment.

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