Zel Technologies
  • 30-Apr-2018 to 29-Aug-2018 (EST)
  • Patrick AFB, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Must have an active clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent     / Noncontingent  X 

Job Summary: 

The Exercise Manager position will be supporting the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) across several focus areas such as service-level and joint-service exercises, data analysis, CONOPS, and Operational Plans.  The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of AFTAC mission areas, a solid understanding of systems and architectures, and experience supporting DOD exercises from planning to execution.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Work with stakeholders for planning and execution of exercises
  • Collecting and analyzing data and developing models, often using spreadsheets, databases and pragmatic, numerical approaches to solve problems
  • Gathering relevant hard and soft data from systems and personnel at various levels within the organization
  • Writing clear, concise plans, reports, briefs and delivering  presentations to government leadership, often requiring clear and persuasive explanation of complex processes to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Coordinating mission areas with CONOPS
  • Waveform data review and provide recommendations supporting operations
  • Develop Capability Based Assessments and provide recommendations for addressing gaps


  • Working knowledge and understanding of current and emerging AFTAC mission areas at the concept of operation level
  • Broad understanding of how waveform data used and operationalized to support time-sensitive operations
  • Broad understanding of systems and architectures used to process, exploit, and disseminate data in near real-time
  • Experience with planning and executing service-level and joint-service exercises
  • Experience with planning and executing missions supporting Department of Defense (DoD) Operational Plans (OPLANS)
  • Familiarity with the DoD Integrated Priority List development process and the aibility to determine suitability of applying AFTAC capabilities to address warfighter shortfalls, especially in the areas of emerging AFTAC capabilities
  • Significant experience briefing operational Capabilities to senior level audiences
  • Ability to research technical issues & prepare reports
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to manage time & resources
  • Ability to delegate implementation plans to subordinate members of group
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator   
  • COCOM Exercise experience desired
  • Statistical analysis methodologies desired
  • Black Belt CPI desired



  •  BA/BS + 10 years of experience OR 14+ years of experience in lieu of degree


Special Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance required


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer "This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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