ITA International

FDTPS Joint Fires Lead

Job Location US-VA-Virginia Beach
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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 currently seeking a Joint Fires Lead to join our team in Virginia Beach, VA.


This position is contingent upon successful contract award end of 2019.



- Lead all aspects of the certification process for EWTGL fires courses. These courses include:
  - Tactical Air Control Party
  - Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC)
  - Joint Fires Observer (JFO)
  - Fire Support Coordination Center (FSCC)
  - ARG/MEU staff planning course
- Provide JTAC instructor (JTAC-I) support, per the JCAS AP MOA. Provide classroom lecture, practical application, simulator, and field instruction to students. Provide syllabus training in JCAS and call-for-fire TTPs to include instructing and monitoring the execution of live controls.
- Conduct evaluation of student performance and make recommendations to the N8 Course Manager’s on the eligibility of each student for certification as a JTAC and JFO.
- Provide M&S training operations and scenario development. Specifically, the M&S support will operate multiple systems such as the Combined Arms Virtual Environment (CAVE) and the Deployable Virtual Training Environment. As operator for these systems, provide realistic scenario development utilizing war-gaming software. Develop scenarios that require utilization of emulated military equipment for the evaluation of student skills.
- Provide support and assistance for the preparation, operation and maintenance of the M&S/training devices directly supporting the courses of instruction.
- Provide academic training and education in person to develop, maintain and distribute instructional material supported by outlines, lesson plans, reference material, briefs, lectures, videos, scenarios, handouts, study guides, testing materials, critiques and feedback.
- Provide tailored teaching products and/or scenarios as approved by course managers. Assist the government/stakeholders to maintain, update and standardize the instructor certification program and ensure instructor knowledge and presentation skills maintain current credentials. The Government shall be the final approving authority for the instructor certification program.
Primary Location:  EWTGL (JEB, Virginia Beach, VA)




- Subject matter expert in Joint Fires Training with Eight (8) years experience.
- Experienced training manager.
- Experience developing training curriculum.
- Experience conducting fleet/ joint training assessments to identify gaps, training needs and solutions.
- Experience delivering training in person and/or online.
- Experience developing and modifying training event/exercise scenarios.
- Experience managing training projects.
- Experience as Team and/or project leaders.
- Experience designing custom training to meet training objectives.
- Experienced public speaker and presentation skills.
- Experience engaging Senior Staff at the Flag Officer/Director/Manager level.
- Experience handling multiple priorities and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity/deliverables.
- Bachelor Degree and eight years experience of ten (10) years experience in lieu of degree.

- Secret Clearance


ITA international is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,

disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), ITA International would like to ensure that your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with ITA, please contact us by phone at 757-246-6781 or email us at


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