F-35 Instructor (Weapons Systems Officer)

Job Description

The Contract Instructor position is located at Luke AFB, AZ.
The F-35 Contract Instructor (CI):

  • Supports pilot training in the F-35 simulator and academic classroom.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert by applying advanced technical concepts in the area of aviation and provides assistance in creation of training material.

  • This position is typically represented by an experienced military USAF/USN/USMC Weapons Systems Officer in Strike Fighter aircraft (F-15E, F-18D/F/G).

  • Supports military pilot training in the F-35 Full Mission Simulator and academic classroom environment.

  • Contract Instructor will facilitate pilot training in the F-35 Full Mission Simulator using the Instructor Operating Station (IOS) and will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on various aircraft systems in support of academic classroom training.

  • The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Training Operations team to fulfill F-35 training and continuation training objectives.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education

  • Final Transferable Secret Security Clearance

  • Current Security Clearance investigation within 6 years from the investigation close date and ability to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access

  • A minimum of 750 hours Flight Time in USAF/USN/USMC Strike Fighter aircraft (e.g., F-15E, F-18/D/F/G)

  • In-depth knowledge of military publications and an understanding of fourth and/or fifth generation aircraft systems

  • Worked in an environment which required interaction with multiple functional areas and personnel of a diverse nature

  • Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits and strong oral & written communication abilities

  • Be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule

  • Ability to possibly participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Military simulator instructor experience

  • 1,000 hours Flight time in USAF/USN/USMC Strike Fighter aircraft (e.g., F-15E, F-18/D/F/G)

  • Weapons school graduate

  • Proven successful experience with instructional products and services, evaluating pilot training and leading pilot students

  • Considered an expert, authority in discipline

  • Experience with F-35 program highly desired

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do?from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That?s BAE Systems. That?s Inspired Work.
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