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Design Support Coordinator



Fort Eustis, VA

Position Overview


Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command (HQ, TRADOC) serves as the Army’s lead agency preparing the Army for the future.  As part of ARCIC's Concept Development Directorate (CDD), the Future Warfare Division (FWD) conducts the Chief of Staff of the Army’s Future Study Plan (FSP) [Unified Quest (UQ)] to isolate and frame issues vital to future force development, and to develop solution strategies for complex operational problems.

Supporting ARCIC FWD as it plans and directs Unified Quest (UQ), the U.S. Army’s Title 10 Wargame, the Design Support Coordinator (DSC) will design, develop, build, and execute innovative approaches to wargame design.  The DSC will lead a design team to produce problem oriented approaches and methodologies which begins with defining a problem requiring solutions and identifying each study’s and event’s broad purpose and integrated objectives.  This approach should be traceable based on an accepted, established analytical framework used for developing objectives, research issues, metrics, and reporting.  The DSC and team will construct an objectives based approach composed of goals each event must achieve in order to answer the study’s overarching problem.

The DSC directs the design and development of all UQ events, leads the exercise design team to include all modeling and simulation, game development, and is responsible for the maintenance and support of all exercise models, tools etc.  The DSC will have direct oversight of all team developers/M&S staff, and reports to the JANUS UQ Program Manager in support of this Task Order.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with SBI, eligible for SCI access
  • Brigade / Battalion Commander experience
  • 8+ years practical experience using Design and Army Design Methodology to apply critical and creative thinking to understand, visualize, describe, and develop courses of action to explore and solve unfamiliar problems and approaches
  • 5+ years’ experience leading Joint Planning Teams at the Unified Command level
  • Service experience in conventional forces
  • Master’s degree
  • Army School of Advanced Military Studies graduate or former Instructor on the Faculty of the School of Advanced Military Studies.

Desired Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience leading Joint Planning Teams at the Unified Command level
  • Service experience with ARCIC’s FWD and/or Joint and Army Concepts Division
  • Senior Service College graduate
  • Multiple relevant advanced degrees


  • As required, approx. 25% a year


Benefits and unique perks offered, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Matching Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Award Incentive Programs: Leader of the Year, Employee of the Quarter, Energy Award
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Referral Incentive Program
  • Employee Longevity Recognition

JANUS Research Group, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing:

Judy Pagac
Director of Human Resources
(706) 364-9100

Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within JANUS Research Group, Inc. will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with JANUS Research Group, Inc.

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JANUS Research Group is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. It is company policy to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practice without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, citizenship or disability.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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