DDL OMNI Engineering - McLean

Air Curriculum Training Specialist - Subject Matter Expert

US-MD-West Bethesda


DDL OMNI Engineering LLC is a leading engineering and technical services company that has an ISO 9001:2015 registered Quality Management System. We provide systems and structural engineering, information technology, planning and training, wargaming, integrated logistics support and test and evaluation services to a wide variety of government and commercial clients. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with offices throughout the U.S., we are dedicated to providing superior quality through continual improvement of our products and ensuring customer satisfaction by incorporating our knowledge and application of technologies to meet their specific needs anytime-anywhere.


DDL OMNI’s Simulation and Services Division, in support of tactical signature guidance and training systems for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), and Code 70 has a career opportunity for an Air Curriculum Training Specialist Subject Matter Expert (SME). The candidate will work with other SMEs in the design, development, maintenance and enhancement of training curriculum for the Air Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) communities and Naval Aircrewman rating (AWO/AWR) accession pipelines, Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS, includes some Pilot training), and Post-FRS (includes some Pilot training) levels using the IMAT.Explore Learning Management System (LMS) which exploits the capabilities of Tactical Decision Aids (TDAs) and Modeling & Simulation used by the US Navy. These software based training solutions are written in Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. When developing products, the Technician works closely with Software Engineers, Systems Engineers, and other ASW SMEs, to create courseware and scalable training products that range from stand-alone systems to large networks; and includes self-paced, group-paced, or instructor-led formats and maintenance of courseware/software baselines. For training purposes, these systems model Navy sensors with approved environmental databases to provide realistic performance assessments to enhance and reinforce student learning. The work is fast paced and challenging, employing software solutions to model acoustic propagation underwater, and are capable of solving for tactical optimization of sensor employment in the conduct of an ASW Mission. In the design of products for the end user, the Training Specialist works in conjunction with SME’s, Navy customers, and Fleet users to research, plan, design, develop and modify IMAT.Explore courseware and training systems and/or applications and software to meet the requirement.


Specific Functional Area Duties include:
• Assist in the planning, design, and development of the following: testing material, courseware displays instructional design, and associated curriculum content and supporting technical documentation. The Technician uses commercially available software and IMAT.Explore to meet product specifications and will develop project management schedules. The ability to perform training situation analysis, training evaluations or other front end analysis elements, if required.
• Test courseware development tools, courseware products, and software interfaces.
• Participate in all aspects of Integrated Product Team (IPT) planning, requirements discussions, courseware and product reviews, and demonstrations.
• Collaborate with software and system engineers on characteristics that affect software systems operation and user interfaces to resolve incompatibilities.
• Author technical and software documentation such as user manuals, instructor guides, student guides, and training materials using appropriate software (e.g. AIM or MS Word).
• Troubleshoot problems, provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
• Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
• Participates in special projects as required.



Education Required: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree (preferred), or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


Experience and Skills Required:

Qualified candidates must posess an active security clearance which requires US Citizenship.
• E-5/E-6 with 8 years’ experience as a Naval Aircrewman in at least one of the following communities- P-8 (or P-3C), MH-60R, MTOC, TOC (or TSC and MOCC), or the S-3B with another platform.
• Navy training background (examples: NEC 9502, or MTS; training supervisory positions etc.].
• Documented NEC backgrounds include: (7835, 7836, 7846, 7861, 7862, 7873, 7875, 7876)
Desired Skills in Addition to the Required Skills:
• Current (or former) Enlisted Naval Aircrewman (E-5, E-6) in the AWO and/or AWR specialties of the Naval Aircrewman rating, for example a P-8/P-3C Non-Acoustic Sensor Operator (EWO/SS3), MH-60R, or TOC/MTOC operators, or S-3B Multisensory Operator
• Multiplatform experience if possible
• A background in Navy training, examples include: instructor duty (Master Training Specialist (MTS) a plus), course supervisor; or billets involving curriculum management or Aviation Training requirements [examples CNATTU, CNATT, CNATRA, NAVAIR, CNAF, or OPNAV]).
• Microsoft Office; and the ability to learn IMAT.Explore, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and AIM will be essential.
• Prior experience with curriculum development or software development a plus.


Special Remarks: If you feel that your qualifications meet our requirements, please proceed with this application by clicking "Apply Online" below. DDL OMNI offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401(k) with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and many other perks and benefits.  DDL OMNI Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.





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