Intermediate SOF Joint Fires Specialist

Location: Hurlburt Field, Florida
Date Posted: 04-18-2018
Job Title:                    Intermediate SOF Joint Fires Specialist
Job Location:             Hurlburt Field, FL
Salary:                        Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance:                  Current DoD Secret
Travel:                        Up to 25% CONUS
The overall purpose of this task is to provide J7 T&E with a knowledgeable team that has operational experience in Joint Terminal Attack Control (JTAC) and Joint Fires Observer (JFO) procedures to conduct call for fire operations in a combat environment. 
  • Coordinate exercise injects for training and operational events with the exercise director during the JELC process to ensure correct execution at the designated time.
  • Provide support to ensure the currency, maintenance and sustainment of the SJFC capability to include networking with other devices utilizing standard High Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) protocols.
  • Using simulation software, create realistic scenarios based on current SOF TTPs, operations and after action review (AAR) to support the full range of capabilities and integration into distributive training/exercises and operational events.
  • Support the integration of computer generated forces to provide an opposing threat.
  • Deploy as members of a mobile training team to support training venues and exercises.
  • Provide support for effective training, orientation and familiarization for ground personnel to conduct fire support and emergency CAS procedures.  Educate JTACs on the capabilities associated with the AC-130 gunship and other SOF aviation assets Tactics, Techniques & Procedures (TTP).
  • Integrate AC-130 gunship crew interface with JTAC trainees replicating USSOCOM approved TTPs.
  • Support AC-130 gunship proficiency, incorporating updates to the corresponding gunship TTPs.
  • Produce and maintain grade sheets for all CAS controls in order for uniform services’ JTAC/SOTAC/TACP/JFO personnel to stay qualified.
  • Participation in scenarios as a JTAC to provide quality control for basic scenarios through full mission profile events. Provide recommendations to database modelers and virtual model architects to adjust entities to better improve scenario performance.

  • Prior Active Duty SOF JTAC within past five years in the rank of E6 to E7. 
  • Combined 10 years of Special Operations experience.
  • 3 years’ experience in engineering the connectivity between simulation models, live forces, virtual simulators, and real world C4I systems. 
  • JTAC school graduate and have received certification within the past 2 years with knowledge of joint fire (JFIRE) TTP. 
  • 2 years’ experience in replicating intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in M&S environment; knowledge of current SOF TTPs (currently published in AFTTP 3-1/3-2) is preferred. 
  • 5 years’ experience in joint operations and tactical and operational-level SOF planning. 
  • SECRET Clearance required on Day 1 of performance

About the company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
•         Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
•         Set the Example - "Be out front"
•         Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
•         Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
•         Medical insurance
•         Dental insurance
•         Vision insurance
•         Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
•         Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
•         Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
•         401(k)
Holidays and Annual Leave
•         10 Paid Holidays
•         120 hours PTO accrual
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