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CAE USA INC Airborne or Ground Command and Control Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Role and Responsibilities


The Airborne Command and Control Subject Matter Expert will be the resident expert to airborne Command and Control (C2) associated with exercises hosted or supported by the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) at Kirtland AFB, NM. The SME will support C2 mission planning, meetings, event and test development, testing and scenario development and execution. Additionally, will assist with the administration of internal systems and ensure they are functional prior to event testing and execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Brings credible expertise to C2 mission areas for white force integration, operation of high-side environment generators, and operations of live, virtual, constructive (LVC) systems identified in the government directions document. Additionally, will support and participate in scenario review to ensure desired exercise learning objectives are achievable. It is desirable for the SME to be conversant with Air Operations Center activities.

  • Plays the key role in exercise development and scenario generation for weapon systems, integrating C2 into all operations

  • Coordinates with mission SMEs for force generation deconfliction and scenario packaging requirements

  • Supports and assists with the management and development of exercise documents ranging from: Air Tasking Orders, Air Coordination Orders, coordination cards, communication cards, Master Scenario Event List (MSEL), SPINS, aircraft SCLS, etc.

  • Responsible for supporting the development and integration of new Missions and Systems capabilities by defining technical requirements, writing requirement documents, reviewing design specifications, writing acceptance test plans, and executing acceptance tests

  • Responsible for determining C2 scenario training requirements and designing vignettes to support C2 training objectives

  • Serves as the DMOC’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Tac - C2

-- Preferred platforms: CG, DDG, FFG, E-2, E-3, and CRC SME

  • Serves as lead for TAC-C2 event integration; managing scenario development across multiple mission threads

  • Provides liaison functions between command-and-control Teams and the 705 CTS Exercise Directors for appropriate hosting within the battlespace and throughout exercise development and execution process

  • Facilitates coordination between government, engineering and operational personnel, ensuring proper requirements are communicated, designed and implemented within contract specifications

  • Maintains technical relevance within their area of expertise

  • Ensure a safe and secure work environment maintained

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years relevant operational experience

Or equivalent combination of education and related operational experience

  • Military service experience conducting TAC-C2 mission skill sets

  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. “Secret” security clearance

  • Must possess a dynamic and flexible understanding of problem solving

  • Must be comfortable with a flexible work schedule often required during mission execution periods

  • Must be comfortable with briefing

    Preferred qualifications

  • Comprehensive understanding of the Department of Defense’s requirements for DMO within current military operations

  • DMO experience working with Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) assets

  • Conversant with computer generated forces, the build process and environment generators

language Skills

  • Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.

reasoning ability

  • Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • An ability to interpret customer requirements from verbal, non-verbal, and written formats.

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines

  • Ability to operate personal computer and communicate via telephone

  • Domestic and international travel as required

  • Must be able to distinguish colors

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster ( .

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, airlines, defence and security forces, and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries. CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts—the highest-fidelity flight and mission simulators, surgical manikins, and personalized training programs powered by artificial intelligence. We’re investing our time and resources into building the next generation of cutting-edge, digitally immersive training and critical operations solutions while keeping positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact at the core of our mission. Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.