Special Operations SME
Red Gate Group - Virginia

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The Red gate Group is seeking Senior Operational Specialists/Training Subject Matter Experts to provide direct support to the Army, Marine and other US Joint Forces to serve as members of a multi-discipline team performing tasks directly related to the Global War on Terrorism, focused on countering improvised explosive devices. The successful candidate will work with the Joint Expeditionary Team (JET).

These positions are best suited for broadly-gauged experts who have extensive experience in all areas and levels of counterinsurgency operations - from patrol to Division level.

Personnel in these positions perform missions in various remote locations, including high threat environments such as Iraq and Afghanistan.

Experience and Education:

Must possess a current DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

Recent in-theater experience with a combat arms unit is required. Multiple tours at various operational levels that include a mix of direct combat, operational planning, training development and Ops-Intel fusion is preferred.

Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years experience in Combat Arms and a minimum of two (2) years experience deployed to either Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan experience preferred). Time deployed to either location as a member of the military (vice contractor) is preferred.

Successful applicants will have direct counterinsurgency operational experience in positions from team member through SF BN/Group (SOF) or Company through Division/MEF level (Conventional).

Applicants must demonstrate exceptional written and oral communication skills.

Applicants must demonstrate skill in performing multi-faceted projects with a diverse workforce in terms of age, gender and ethnicity.

Applicants must be capable of performing missions in a small unit accompanying US and Coalition forces into high-threat environments worldwide.

Applicants must be fully deployable to the required theater of operations, wear uniforms as prescribed by the supported unit commander, and bear arms as prescribed by the supported unit commander.