Mar 11, 2020

ASW Subject Matter Expert

$110,000 - $151,000 yearly
Full-Time Defense

Job Description

DAS is seeking a senior level subject matter expert to become an integral part of our team on the Synthetic Scenario Generation Trainer Scenario Controls program. Successful SME candidates will support projects involving the Trainer Scenario Controller for various Naval Combat Training Systems for our customer at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock, MD. Projects will entail execution of scientific, engineering and technical services required for the design, development, integration, test, fleet implementation and maintenance of Trainer Scenario Controls utilized in Synthetic Scenario Generation based training simulation systems. This position offers the opportunity to work on leading edge Navy Combat System Training Systems. Successful SME candidates will work directly with the software development team during the design, development and testing of new and retained capabilities. They will also work with other SMEs to ensure that software meets requirements for each trainer project. The SME will also assist the technical writer in capturing all technical and operational documentation. Specifically, this effort will focus on maintaining and updating current capabilities and maintaining, updating, and developing new capabilities for the common Acoustic Instructor Console (AIC) software subsystem utilized with the All World Environment Simulation (AWESIM) acoustic simulation and the Periscope Simulation (PSIM) visual simulation across Submarine, Surface Ship, Surveillance, and Air Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) training, testing, and analysis system builds and configurations. The SME will travel to various navy training sites to assist in the installation, testing and training of new capabilities to the fleet.


  • Work with project leads to lend subject matter expertise within the defined systems capability sprints and associated deliverables
  • Lead subject matter testing efforts in support of software development
  • Assist the technical writer in the creation of technical documentation and user guide, collaborating with developers and project leads


MD,   VA  

Security Clearance

Active DoD Secret

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Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Ten years specialized experience as a senior sonar operator or supervisor, achieving the rating of Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief, or officer with strong ASW experience.
  • Must be a US Citizen for clearance regulations. Please do not apply if you do not have US Citizenship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Highly desired: Active or inactive US DoD security clearance
  • Ten years of operational experience with submarine AN/BQQ-10 sonar systems
  • Five years of experience with surface ship AN/SQQ-89 A(V)15 or IUSS sonar systems
  • Candidates should be self-motivated and detail-oriented with strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Opportunity Basis:

  • This position is open for immediate hire

Keywords: NEC 0416, NEC 0417, NEC 0505, NEC 0507, NEC 0524, NEC 0530, ASWE, ASWO

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