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Saab Global

Lead Training Systems Analyst, MCB Hawaii

Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, United States of America
Closing date: 31 October 2024

Job Description:

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Force-on-Force Training Systems-Next (FoFTS-Next) program will provide the training tools needed to prepare Marines for any contingency, anywhere.

Saab, Inc has an exciting opportunity for a lead System Analyst to provide integral support to the FoFTS-Next program. The Lead System Analyst provides detailed analysis during the conduct of a USMC Training event utilizing the Marine Corps Tactical Instrumentation System (MCTIS) to help create the After-Action Review (AAR) products.

The Lead System Analyst mans the Exercise Control (ExCon) workstations during exercises and contributes to the various AAR products. This position also advises training units on the capabilities of the MCTIS equipment and coordinates with the training unit before and during the exercise to ensure they are aware of the system’s capabilities.

Join our team as we assist the Marines in revolutionizing their force-on-force training methodology!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reports to the Saab Site Lead.

  • Provide analysis and content for AAR support throughout the exercise as detailed by the Operations Officer. This may be achieved through deployment as company teams or as an individual in the SLTE ExCon team.

  • Assist the exercise leadership in preparation of the ROSTER / Order of Battle.

  • During a MCCRE or SLTE in support of a unit at your home station, leads the team of MCTIS System Analysts in the preparation of the ROSTER / Order of Battle.

  • During a MCCRE or SLTE, lead the development of the AAR and ‘Take Home” package.

  • Operate the full desktop WinEXCON system to provide AAR support.

  • Executes Area Weapon Effect Simulation (AWES) plans and orders received.

  • Proposes dynamic scenario adaptations based on training guidance provided by the Operations Officer and Unit Commander.

  • Monitors progress of the exercise to ensure capture of key data points to support the DAR/AAR..

  • Monitors live field video and annotate and edit for DAR/AAR use.

  • Communicates with System Training Advisors and uniformed Observer/Controllers during the conduct of the exercise.

  • Analyses and evaluates results; compare with scheme of maneuver submitted by unit commanders.

  • Generates reports and statistics, with information processed from actual data based on training priorities discussed during pre-training coordination conducted with the unit commander.

  • Prepares material for DAR and AAR.

  • Participates in the execution of DAR/AAR.

  • Assists with the production of the ‘Take Home Pack’.

  • Assist with any data exploitation tasks, as required.

  • Monitors AAR creation and output from MCTIS System Analysts, identifying trends to enhance product delivery.

  • When required, identify MCTIS System Analyst personnel to surge to other locations in support of MCCRE, SLTE, MWX exercises.


  • Assists with the erection and maintenance of the communication system if required.

  • Assist with logistical resupply if required.

  • Assists with both the Issue and Receipt phases.

  • Assists any other CROW teams on the exercise, as required.

  • Supports any Saab marketing activity as required.

  • Assists with any continuation/cross training, as required.

  • Provides input for performance assessment of MCTIS System Analyst team members, as required.

  • Operates the Manpack system to provide AAR support.

  • Delivers a capability brief / ARB for the Marines prior to the exercise, as required. Attends training in the US or overseas, as required.

  • When required, surge to other locations in support of MCTIS exercises, whether that be to support Non-Homesite Installation Training or support of the conduct of an SLTE or MWX at another USMC installation.

Compensation Range: $83,400-$104,300

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • Former USMC Officer (Captain or above) or former USMC SNCO (SSgt or above)

  • Understanding of USMC Combined Arms tactics; Tactics, Techniques & Procedures

  • Experience/expertise in Maneuver, Intelligence, Fires, Logistics, Information Environment, or Aviation

  • Analytical skills and experience


  • Valid US Driver’s License

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance

  • If required, able to travel for up to 14 days to conduct training or support a training event.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stand and walk for long periods of time.

  • Potential for extreme weather conditions (over 100 degrees, or below 30 degrees).

  • Ability to work in a field environment for up to 12 hours at any time of the day or night.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.