Air Combat Effectiveness Consulting Group, LLC



REQUISITION ID                       EN-8320-1

JOB LOCATION                      US-MD-Lexington Park





ACE Group is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides unique expertise in the operational application of current and future airborne weapons systems, with an emphasis on lethality and survivability in the Aviation Battlespace. We serve in key roles as trusted agents within our customers’ offices, offering critical knowledge regarding design, development, procurement, test and operational support of new and upgraded weapons and platforms.
ACE Group’s philosophy is simple: Our success must be grounded on service and honest relationships. We focus on meeting the needs of our customers and employees, and trust that with those satisfied, the business will take care of itself.

Do you enjoy applying your knowledge to new domains?  If yes, ACE Group has an exciting opportunity to support our Naval Aviation Systems Command (NAVAIR) customers as a RF Systems Signals Analyst at NAS Patuxent River in Lexington Park, MD.

We are looking for a smart, energetic candidate with a strong TECHELINT background to join our systems engineering team working on some of the Navy’s most advanced and critical weapon systems.  Your signals analysis expertise will play a critical role in the design, test, and deployment of a variety of RF systems.  The successful candidate will also help shape and grow our company’s MS&A and Test Support practices. 

ACE Group is located in beautiful southern Maryland.  Surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, the area offers affordable housing, abundant outdoor activities, and a real sense of community.  With the Washington, DC metro area only an hour away, southern Maryland provides an exciting, balanced lifestyle.


The Aviation Warfare Program Analyst provides support to the Combat Survivability Competency at NAVAIR Patuxent River.  The candidate must be able to work closely with systems and survivability engineers to provide a military aviator's perspective of survivability systems and capabilities and their impact to operational requirements.  The successful candidate must be familiar with the tactical employment of fixed wing and/or- rotary wing aircraft and have an understanding of threat and friendly system kill-chains.  The candidate will be able to quickly understand complex problem sets related to alternative tactics and technologies and be able to form supportable and defensible recommendations for survivability enhancements.

The candidate will also be expected to quickly grow into the role of leading survivability assessments, assisting in the development of requirements, and occasionally draft or support survivability proposals.  The ability to prepare concise and targeted briefing content and deliver "to the point" presentations to decision makers is a must.

The Aviation Warfare Program Analyst provides insight for the Systems Engineering of Naval Aviation platforms, systems and sub- system from the users (aviator) perspective.  

  • CONOPS/CONEMPS development

  • Actively participate in Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) and systems assessments

  • Research threat and friendly systems and their interactions

  • Work closely with engineering and mission level tool set operators to ensure the proper representation of tactical capabilities and requirements

  • Draft proposals related to enhanced survivability capabilities

  • Create briefing material and present to decision makers


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 750 actual flight hours in tactical aircraft

  • Specific experience in at least four (3) of the following areas:

o   Carrier qualification

o   Combat experience

o   Flight experience in state-of-the-art glass cockpit

o   Flight experience in high- G-onset rate-capable aircraft

o   Operational flight time utilizing night vision devices

o   Night Attack Systems; Helmet mounted displays

o   Operational advisory/design review participation (OAG, NARG, ASAP, SEAL Team, PDR/CDR Team, TACAIR Night  Strike Working Group)

o   Friendly and threat capability analysis and projection

o   Operational mission planning/tactics development.

o   Test and Evaluation project execution

o   Tactics Development and Evaluation (TAC D&E)

o   Automated Mission Planning Systems (i.e., TAMPS, JUMPS)

o   Weapons and Tactics Instructor School/Top Gun Graduate

  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; U.S. citizenship

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, physics or equivalent

  • Weapons and Tactics Instructor School/Top Gun Graduate

  • Analytic experience, especially with friendly and threat capability analysis

  • CONOPS/CONEMPS Development and operational planning

  • Working knowledge of Aircraft Survivability Equipment and systems

  • Knowledge of the Defense Acquisition System

  • Ability to create compelling, coherent briefing products; excellent writing skills

  • Diverse career experiences

ACE Consulting Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics in accordance with federal, state and other applicable law.