Air Combat Effectiveness Consulting Group, LLC





US-MD-Lexington Park


Top Secret


ACE Group is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides expertise in the operational application of current and future airborne weapons systems, with an emphasis on their lethality and survivability in the Naval Aviation Battlespace. Our employees draw from a wealth of personal, professional and company experience to provide our Nation’s decision makers with the knowledge required to optimally equip our Armed Services with affordable, lethal and survivable weapons systems.

We serve as our customers’ most trusted agents in their goal of producing enterprise-wide survivability investments and executable programs.  We fill key roles within customer offices, offering critical knowledge regarding design, development, procurement, and test and evaluation 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 employees and satisfied customers, the business will take care of itself.



ACE Consulting Group, LLC is seeking an Aviation Warfare Program Analyst to provide support to the Combat Survivability Competency at NAVAIR Patuxent River.  The incumbent will 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 employment of tactical military aircraft, integrated Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, as well as the 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



  • Provide operational and subject matter expertise for development of future Concepts of Operations/Employment.
  • Assess future warfare capabilities and technologies by providing operational analysis of aircraft survivability equipment (ASE), Electronic Warfare (EW) systems [including Electronic Attack (EA), Electronic Protection (EP) and Electronic Support (ES)], and weapon systems.
  • Develop and implement integrated plans & strategies in support of defense acquisition and high-level funding efforts of advanced warfare capabilities.
  • Work closely with engineering and mission level tool set operators to ensure the proper representation of tactical capabilities and requirements
  • Produce, coordinate and execute project acquisition strategies in support future Naval capabilities.
  • Apply engineering expertise to technical activities such as system integration, configuration management, and quality assurance testing
  • Generate system requirements and technical documentation
  • Draft proposals and create briefing material to present to decision makers.
  • Travel as required to support customer requirements.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science related field.
  • 750 actual flight hours in tactical aircraft
  • Specific experience in at least four (4) of the following areas:
    • Carrier or large deck Amphib experience
    • Combat flight time
    • Flight experience in glass cockpit aircraft
    • Operational flight time utilizing night vision devices
    • Operational advisory/design review participation (OAG, NARG, ASAP, SEAL Team, PDR/CDR Team, TACAIR Night  Strike Working Group)
    • Friendly and threat capability analysis and projection
    • Operational mission planning/tactics development
    • Test and Evaluation project execution
    • Mission Planning Systems (i.e., TAMPS, JMPS)
    • Test Pilot School Graduate
    • MAWTS-1/TOPGUN Graduate
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; U.S. citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance



  • Master’s degree in Engineering or other technical field.
  • Weapons and Tactics Instructor School/Top Gun Graduate
  • Analytic experience, especially with friendly and threat capability analysis
  • Direct experience supporting U.S. Navy Weapons Systems acquisition program engineering at levels up to and including Special Access Programs.
  • Knowledge of the Defense Acquisition System and experience in NAVAIR Systems Engineering Technical Review process
  • 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, ancestry, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ACE Consulting Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.