At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools and skills they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community, driven to improve our future, protect our freedom – and what matters.
We are seeking a Wargaming Action Officer for an on-site position for a major program, supporting the government customer by conducting various staff actions. Staff actions include managing program schedules, coordinating with other Services and commands, planning and leading meetings, developing and delivering program briefs, preparing feasibility of support requests, coordinating player participation, identifying IT requirements, and planning, preparing, and executing war game conferences/workshops. Serves as day-to-day interface to the government customer. Perform day-to-day administrative tasks and requirements in support of multiple and simultaneous war-game projects. Serve as support staff coordinator during the execution of a game/exercise and orchestrate large support staff. Assists in the development and production of war-game and scenario products to include: road to war, references, orders of battle, maps, and intelligence assessments.
The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, assertive and inquisitive individual who can exercise initiative and takes pride in and ownership of their assigned program. Individual should have the ability to quickly transition from small detail execution to big-picture thinking, possess a good understanding of defense and strategic issues; and able to perform in high-paced, multi-tasking office environments.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
•Qualified candidates must have a current and active Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
•2 years professional work experience with BA/BS, or 6 years of professional work experience with an undergraduate degree
•Ability to work in collaborative team/staff environments
•Strong interpersonal skills.
•Knowledge of military affairs and/or foreign policy.
•MS Office, especially ability to build professional PowerPoint presentations
Preferred Skills and Education
• BA in International Relations, Security Studies, Strategic Studies, Public Policy, or related fields.
• Recent military experience (preferably USMC)
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