UIC Alaska

Training Specialist, Senior SM

Training & Development
Location : Location
US-CO-Colorado Springs
USD $90,000.00/Yr.
USD $105,000.00/Yr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Top Secret/SCI
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
25% - 50%


Bowhead seeks a Sensor Manager Senior Training Specialist to support the United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC), Space and Missile Defense (SDM) Center of Excellence (SMDCoE) also known as the US SMD School.


SMD School (SMDS) core functions include: 1) Educate, train, and develop leaders for Space and Missile Defense operations; 2) Develop Army Doctrine for Space, High Altitude, and Global Missile Defense; 3) Develop individual and collective training tasks for Space and Missile Defense operations; 4) Train and educate the Army at large in Space and Missile Defense; and 5) Execute the US Army’s Quality Assurance Program to ensure standards are met in the education, training, and leadership development of Soldiers and Civilians.

This position will provide support to the Missile Defense Training Division (MDTD).


• Provide subject matter expertise and knowledge of space capabilities and support to Army operations.
• Conduct training on Army Navy / Transportable Radar Surveillance (AN/TPY-2) Forward Based Mode (FBM), Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Sensor, Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC), C2BMC Planner operations, and Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) operations.
• Analyze, design, develop, implement, evaluate, and maintain education and training in accordance with TR 350-70 series and Army accreditation standards
• Conduct research on new threats and developing Army missile defense capabilities, update existing training materials as necessary, and develop new training materials after analyzing the results of the research. Research shall include coordination with other SMDS training divisions to ensure training materials updated or developed are current, accurate, and aligned with Army School institutional training materials.
• Travel to conduct training as required.


• 12+ years of missile defense, radar, or C2BMC related military experience.
• Understanding of missile defense fundamentals and missile defense operations.
• Experience and understanding of military operations.
• Experience with Command and Control (C2) systems such as ADSI, Tac Planner.
• Experience evaluating personnel.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Previous instructor-facilitator experience.
• Ability to brief higher ranking officials.
• Understand the MDMP process.
• Ability to articulate missile defense to non-missile defense personnel.
• Knowledge and understanding of the ADDIE model.
• Ability to travel 25% or more.

Desired Knowledge/Skills
• MOSQ: 14H, 140A with ASI Y7 and/or ASI D4
• Graduate of a military instructor training course (CFD-IC, ITC/SGITC, FIFC, ABIC, AFBIC, etc.)
• Sensor Manager Qualification Course (SMQC), Sensor Manager Leadership Development Course (SMLDC), or other relevant space or missile defense courses
• Experience with/knowledge of planning tools such as C2BMC Planner/FBM Planner
• Previous assignments in THAAD, Patriot, Aegis
• Working knowledge of scheduled maintenance planning cycles for military equipment
• Work well with other professionals in an office environment
• Ability to perform quality research on capabilities/limitations of threat missile systems


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret or Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement at this location.


Physical Demands:
• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
• Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically




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