Air pilot / fighter Job at HII, Nellis Air Force Base, NV

  • HII
  • Nellis Air Force Base, NV

Job Description

Requisition Number: 19202

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: TS/SCI

Level of Experience: Senior

This opportunity resides with Live, Virtual, Constructive Solutions , a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. As a trusted partner to our military customers, we design, develop and operate systems that bring together service members from across the globe to help you train like you fight, because we understand that preparation requires full coordination-not readiness in piece parts.

Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division

Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

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Mission Technologies, a Division of HII, is seeking a Red Air Pilot and Subject Matter Expert (SME) as a member of the Modeling, Simulation, and Training team at the Joint Integrated Test and Training Center - Nellis (JITTC-N), Nellis, AFB, NV. The individual's primary responsibility would be to fly realistic adversary air tactics in the JITTC-N flight simulator to support of the USAF Weapons School, operational test units, and deployed combat squadrons. Additional responsibilities include operating the simulator console during missions to simulate threat representative tactics, defenses, and engagements against blue forces. The individual may also be tasked to provide subject matter expertise in mission planning, simulator academics, and operating debrief tools. This will require coordination with unit Weapons Officer/Instructor Pilots (Ips) to present realistic air picture to achieve mission training objectives.

What you will do

Operating simulation cockpits and/or console to represent synthetic real-world threats. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Simulate red air tactics and operate varying threat cockpit controls that include digital cockpit displays, stick & throttle, etc.
  • When required, act as Mission Director or Red Czar depending on scenario.
  • Operate the simulator console and debriefing system during and after missions.
  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding advanced air tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) during the planning and execution of JITTC-N operations.
  • Support the development, coordination, and integration of JITTC-N events to maximize training.
  • Orchestrate scenarios and constructive inputs for training events.
  • Create and modify mission-planning materials/academics to ensure participants achieve maximum training.
  • Provide instructor level expertise to help shape tactical training for participants.
  • Report issues related to stimulation software applications and provide basic trouble shooting support.

What you must have

  • 15+ years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 13+ years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 19+ years relevant experience.
  • Current or previous military pilot.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Work Environment: Position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required. Must be capable of working morning and evening shifts to accommodate flexible schedule training operations.
  • Clearance: DoD Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred Requirements

  • Current or previous fighter pilot with operational air-to-air experience.
  • Fifth generation aircraft and system experience.
  • Current or previous Instructor Pilot or Flight Evaluator.
  • Weapons School graduate.
  • Experience in Joint Simulation Environment (JSE).

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.

HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.


We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Mission Technologies.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Worldwide, Flexible hours, Shift work, Day shift, Afternoon shift,

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