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Strategic Planner - Experimentation SME - 1947

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33621

Company: HII's TSD

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

Job Description

HII Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is seeking a Strategic Planner to support our customer located in Tampa, FL.


United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Concept Development and Integration Division (J59) requires Futures Planning and Synchronization (FPS) support services. The purpose of this Task Order (TO) is to provide the Special Operation Forces (SOF) Enterprise with subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide advice, analyses, and assistance in carrying out responsibilities required to support the J5 missions.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Employ a range of experimentation tools to support industry-standard and trade space studies evaluating warfighter capabilities, differing solution designs, program recommendations, and overall capability performance
  • Coordinate, plan and execute Experimentation Force (EXFOR) experimentation efforts and events which may include  modeling, simulations, table top exercises, war games, red team analysis, prototyping, and demonstrations to validate the feasibility, reliability, and resiliency of experiments for enhancing Special Operations capabilities across the DOTMLPF-P spectrum
  • Assess the utility and application of different or developing commercially or government-owned analytical tool sets
  • Evaluate DOTMLPF-P to develop alternative solutions that may inform senior leaders on force changes, resourcing, and capability gaps
  • Participate in EXFOR-related forums, working groups, and external assemblies (i.e. Conferences, technology shows, etc.)
  • Develop an adaptive analysis of alternative framework for evaluating and comparing the results of different experiments
  • Travel up to 25% of the time on a monthly basis
  • Prepare reports, information papers, and presentations as required utilizing Microsoft Office family of products (i.e. Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access)
  • Develop and maintain an electronic resource, to include key points of contact, to be used for mission continuity that may be accessed by all stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant experience with Masters in realted field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
  • 3 years strategic/operational level experience (military, contract or civilian) working with DoD Services, Combatant Commands, supporting strategic engagements programs (i.e. wargames, experimentation, Warfighter Talks, Service staff-level conferences and events)
  • 3 years of experience in the areas of planning, concept development, analysis of alternatives, scenario-based development and execution, modeling and simulations, experimentation, design theory, and/or analytical methodologies to evaluate networked environments and anomalous simulation results
  • 3 years’ total experience in USSOCOM assigned organizations, as military, Government civilian or contractor
  • 3 years’ experience in planning for large-scale (>30 individual) DV events on behalf of senior leadership, to include: conducting research and presenting recommendations on various venues, scheduling and leading site surveys, and presenting site survey results to the Government
  • 3 years of experience developing and presenting verbal and written products at the general/flag-level command staff
  • 2 years’ experience using ALL Microsoft Office products (i.e. SharePoint, Word, and PowerPoint, Access, Excel etc.)
  • Clearance- Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.


Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa