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Wanted: wargame analyst (US DoD)

SAGDThe US Department of Defense is currently advertising for a wargaming analyst:

As a Wargaming Analyst at the GS-0301-15 some of your typical work assignments may include:

  • Serves as the Senior Wargaming Analyst for the development, execution, and analysis of war games and seminars pertaining to national security and force planning.
  • Serves on, and regularly leads, multi-disciplinary teams of O-6s/GS-15s for the design development and execution of joint war games, workshops, seminars, and integrated analysis pertaining to national security, strategic-level policy, the role of military power and force planning.
  • Designs, develops, executes and facilitates war games; analyzes event results and develops key insights and observations; and prepares final reports and briefings for division leadership and 4-star and civilian equivalent senior officials.
  • Recommends changes to war games based on studies and analyzes that are conducted post-event.
  • Serves as the Senior Facilitator for O-6/GS-15 through 4-star group discussions, seminars and wargames.
  • Incumbent is responsible for wargame facilitation, development and execution. Incumbent is responsible for preparing all game materials, interfacing with the game sponsor and participants, participating in the execution of the game, and analyzing game results and preparing final reports for senior officials.
  • Responsible for the ‘facilitator’ training of the Division’s apprentice- through senior-level military and civilian wargamers.
  • Coordinates throughout the Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Interagency, National Security Council, Intelligence Agencies, Services and top level schools (war colleges) for the development of wargames as well as the development of new methodologies and the enhancement of existing SAGD capabilities.
  • Prepares and coordinates on assigned taskings in the Joint Staff Action Processing System – Modified (JSAP-M) and its follow-on system when implemented.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This announcement is open to: Current Civilian Joint Staff Employees in the Competitive Service (In Commuting Area); Displaced employees (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan – ICTAP eligible) within the Local Commuting Area; and individuals eligible for the following Special Appointing Authorities: Veterans with a disability rating of 30% or more, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) and Individuals with Disabilities.

 You’ll find the full advertisement at USAJOBS. You’ll need to be a US citizen with a TS/SCI.

2 responses to “Wanted: wargame analyst (US DoD)

  1. Robert S. Drozd 17/09/2017 at 10:02 pm

    I am currently a contractor working in this office as a SME since Nov 2016, as well as a retired USAF O-5. I would be interested in discussing this position further.

  2. Rex Brynen 17/09/2017 at 10:20 pm

    We’re not involved in any way–we simply reposted the ad.

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