ITA International

  • USAF 505 TS OPS and Tech Senior Air Defense Officer (SADO) SME

    Job Location US-NV-Nellis AFB
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  • Overview

    ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.


    ITA International is actively seeking qualified candidates to join their team at Nellis AFB as a Senior Air Defense Officer (SADO) SME. 


    Provide instruction to SADO, Defensive Duty Officer and Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Duty Officer students on how to manage IAMD across the exercise Joint Operating Area.
    Instruct on the selection of an appropriate platform/sensor/weapon combinations to achieve the effects directed in Area Air Defense Plan (AADP).
    Make appropriate recommendation decisions regarding Air Defense Warning, Weapons Control Status and AADC Authority delegation and/or retraction.
    Develop, test, and publish new Tactics Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) to streamline the integrated air and missile defense C2 process.
    Support planning (Concept development, Initial Planning, Mid Planning, Final Planning), execution and Lesson Learned/TTP development for Red Flag events and other COCOM, USAFWC, and 505 CCW events as required.


    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
    Must have a Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility at a minimum and eligibility for Special Access Programs.
    Must have a minimum 3 years of Integrated Air/Missile Defense experience as a SADO. Must have participated in two or more AOC/Joint exercises as SADO.
    Must have in-depth, understanding of current Integrated Air and Missile Defense doctrine and TTPs.
    Must understand the duties and functions of the AADC in theater warfare.
    Familiarity with the capabilities and functions of the AAMDC.
    Must understand current AOC SADO team duties and responsibilities as well as R/SADC duties.
    Must have familiarity with the duties and functions of the CCO, SODO, Dynamic Targeting Cell and subordinate duty officers.
    Preferred graduate of USAF AOC COD IQT course.
    Must understand the Area Air Defense Plan, form, functions and planning methodology with emphasis on the development of Critical Asset and Defended Asset lists.
    Should have previous instructor/evaluator experience. Experience as an exercise designer/planner/director (highly desired).
    Should have knowledge of AOC exercises and exercise constructs including Live, Virtual, Constructive and combinations. Should have knowledge of exercise management and MSEL processes.


    ITA International is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local discrimination laws.


    Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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