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Operations Analyst/Doctrine Developer

Virginia Beach, VA
The Navy Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center (EXWDC) Operations Analyst/Doctrine Developer is responsible for developing, standardizing, or revising expeditionary warfare (EXW), construction (CON), antiterrorism/force protection (AT/FP), Navy and Marine Corps integration, or confronting irregular challenges (CIC) doctrinal publications, concept of operations (CONOPS), and concepts of employment (COE). Specifically, the Doctrine Developer will provide support by:
  • Analyzing and evaluating currency, accuracy, standardization, and relevance of EXW, CON, AT/FP, and CIC doctrine and tactics, and recommending actions for improvement
  • Conducting periodic trend analysis of applicable Joint and naval doctrine and tactics for maintaining situational awareness of gapped or stagnant EXW, CON, AT/FP, and CIC doctrinal guidance
  • Leveraging overarching joint and naval concepts and strategy (Fleet Design, Distributed Maritime Operations, Expeditionary Advance Base Operations, etc.) during development of EXWDC concepts, CONOPS and COE
  • Analyzing and evaluating proposed changes in tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP) for applicability and integration across the Navy expeditionary combat forces (NECF), other components, warfighting development centers, and other Services as required
  • Providing periodic review of doctrinal publications that include NECF units and capabilities to include joint publications, Navy warfare publications (NWP), tactical memorandums, CONOPS, COE, and others as required

Support EXWDC as an Operations Analyst/Doctrine Developer for advanced concepts, tactics techniques, and publications designated by the EXWDC Doctrine Program Manager for rewrite, update, or merger with other U.S. Naval doctrinal publications, per the EXWDC Doctrine Strategic Project Plan:
  • Assist in all aspects of development for each designated publication, CONOPS, or COE in accordance with current directives
  • Participate in working group meetings, concept development team (CDT) conferences, and other planning conferences with EXWDC government personnel to help define, refine, recommend requirements, conduct mission analysis, and other project related purposes
  • Coordinate with external agencies for research support for doctrinal development, as required
  • Provide periodic project updates to the EXWDC staff as required and directed. 
Additionally, the Operations Analyst/Doctrine Developer will provide support for:
  • Assessing naval expeditionary CONOPS, COE, and emerging tactics through proof of concept gap analysis during fleet exercises, experiments and wargames
  • Conducting mission area effectiveness assessments, and gap identification and analysis
  • Ensuring EXW, CON, AT/FP, and CIC doctrine and tactics are incorporated into training exercises for evaluation and assessment
  • Planning warfare reviews, concept development, and experimentation events that support EXW, CON, AT/FP, and CIC execution
  • Coordinating support to and participation in joint and Service force development activities in order to shape future expeditionary capabilities
  • Coordinating support to and participation in joint, naval, and other Service’s futures assessment, concept development & implementation, wargame, experimentation, exercise, test & evaluation, and analysis activities
  • Providing subject matter expertise regarding current & future EXW, CON, AT/FP, and CIC capabilities
  • Highlighting strategies to exploit emerging opportunities.
  • Identifying naval/joint force capability gaps and corresponding solution strategies.
  • Provide the labor support to analyze and evaluate currency, accuracy, and relevance of EXW, CON, ATFP and IW doctrine and tactics, recommend actions and participate in developing, standardizing, or revising EXW, CON, ATFP and IW doctrine and tactics
  • Conduct periodic trend analysis of applicable Joint and Navy doctrine and tactics currency and maintain situational awareness of gapped or stagnant EXW, CON, IW and ATFP doctrine and tactics

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Preferred: Three or more years’ experience in joint/naval doctrinal publication or CONOPS/CONEMP writing, development, and integration, or in at least one or more of the following:
    • Writing military instructions, manuals, and other directives at a headquarters level
    • Developing joint/Service mission essential task lists at the headquarters level
    • Writing required operational capability/project operational environment (ROC/POE) instructions
    • Managing the Lessons Learned Program at a major command.
  • Alternatively: Three or more years’ experience at either a warfighting development center, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), or in at least one or more of the following:
    • Naval construction force (NCF)
    • Naval expeditionary logistics
    • Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD)
    • Coastal riverine force (CRF)
    • Mobile diving and salvage (MDS)
    • Navy expeditionary intelligence
    • Navy and naval expeditionary operations
    • Navy and Marine Corps integration
    • Amphibious operations
    • Combat service support (CSS)
    • Expeditionary mine counter measures (MCM) operations
    • Antiterrorism/force protection (AT/FP)
    • Aviation refuel/rearming operations
    • Surface and subsurface rearming.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English; able to design and write clear communications and present training programs.
  • Strong editorial skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work equally well independently or as a leader/member of a team
  • Expert proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe, and other media type software.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform diverse duties operating under deadline constraints.
  • Office environment with temporary assignments locally or at an alternate location as group/conference lead and/or occasional field work/assessments.
  • Required to sit or stand for extended periods and maintain focus.

  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Qualification as an authorized company driver is required. All authorized company drivers must have a valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s auto insurance provider.
  • Daily travel in local area during workday (including use of personal vehicle).

  • A secret security clearance is required for this position.
  • In order to comply with company policy, customer requirements, local rules, and to ensure the safety of our employees and the customers we serve, all new Corps Solutions employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Corps Solutions will consider requests for medical or religious exemptions from the vaccine requirement and will accommodate such requests to the extent it can do so without undue hardship to the company. 
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