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Tracking Code AFSOC-19-1186-F
Job Code 19-1186
Posting Title Weapons and Tactics Analyst
Post Date 8/13/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Hurlburt Field
State FL
Country US
Description WEAPONS AND TACTICS ANALYST (AFSOC-19-1186-F):

Bowhead is seeking multiple Weapons and Tactics Analysts for the Air Force Special Operations Command Aircrew Training Division (AFSOC/A3T) at Hurlburt Field in Florida. The Weapons Tactics Analysss will support the AFSOC Tactics Development Program, the Electronic Warfare Program, Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) oversight as USAF Lead Command, and the AFSOC office for which the primary responsibility is airdrop operations.


AFSOC/A3T is part of the AFSOC Headquarters which is responsible for organizing, training and equipping Air Force Special Operations Forces (AFSOF). Analyst support is required to assist the Weapons and Tactics Branch (A3TW) in implementing the Command’s Weapons and Tactics Program as directed by United States Air Force (USAF) and United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).


• Writing, updating, and maintaining various tactics related courseware, handouts, publications, briefings and guides

• Assisting in the execution of the AFSOC Tactics Development Program

• Analyzing AFSOC weapons systems to identify operational deficiencies

• Assisting in planning and executing the Weapons and Tactics Conference and Tactics

• Serving on the Review Board to include preparing briefings and serving as a working group leader

• Analyzing Tactics Improvement Proposals, recommending command-level actions/solutions and coordinating staff actions to achieve stated solutions

• Assisting in updating and re-writing Air Force Tactics Techniques and Procedures (AFTTP) 3-1/3 series publications for SOF and SOF-related weapons systems

• Authoring Concept of Operations and Concept or Employment for material solutions or identified operational requirements

• Representing A3TW at Headquarters meetings (e.g. Integrated Process Team, Work Groups) and providing tactical inputs and completing required staff actions

• Assisting in the oversight of FARP operations to include updating instructions and training manuals, coordinating actions with other USAF Major Commands and Headquarters Air Force, reviewing FARP surveys and for approval, and providing operational inputs on new FARP equipment

• Assisting in the oversight of the Command’s Electronic Warfare Program by review reports from the field and providing operational expertise in identifying and resolving deficiencies as well as providing assistance to the EWIR program to include actions necessary to resolve deficiencies and participating in evaluations

• Assisting in A3TW airdrop operations oversight duties

• Reviewing and providing analysis on Aerial Delivery Review Panel reports

• Reviewing waiver requests and providing recommendations to A3 leadership

• Developing, testing and fielding new airdrop procedures to ensure they meet the warfighter’s needs and staff for approval and fielding to AFSOC units

• Monitor programs related to one or more of the following tactical or strategic areas: flight and mission, war, mobilization, flying training systems both manned and unmanned, exercise, rescue, tactics, acquisition, and long-range strategy for the bed-down of new aircraft rebasing concepts, tactical/strategic airlift, training

• Participates in interchange of information on requirements, capabilities, deficiencies, and technology applications in the area of specialization. Analyzes problems discovered in prior studies or actual operations and makes recommendations as to different approaches which may provide a basis for better planning of operations.
Requirements • A Bachelor’s Degree is desired, however, an Associate’s Degree plus a minimum of five (5) years of AFSOC operational experience willl be cosidered in lieu of Bachelor's Degree on a case-by-case basis

• Extensive (instructor/evaluator) background as an aircrew member flying SOF aircraft, or recent experience (within last 5 years) as a Combat Control Team member is required

• HQ AFSOC staff or MAJCOM staff experience is highly desired

• Familiarity/experience with airdrop and air land operations and planning requirements

• Familiarity/experience with tactical aircraft PNT (position, navigation, and timing) methods and equipment

• A high degree of understanding and knowledge of SOF air and ground integration procedures; to include recent SOF and enemy tactics, techniques and procedures is highly sought

• Must have working knowledge of Air Force Instruction (AFI) 11-260, AFI 11-410, Air Force Tactics
Techniques and Procedures (AFTTP) 3-1, AFTTP 3-3, and Air Force Special Operations Command Instruction (AFSOCI) 11-207

• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. To receive and respond to instructions/assignments, must be able to read, write and speak English

• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold and be able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret/SCI clearance at this location.


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance.

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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