Location:Colorado Springs, CO, USAPay Rate:95k and up
Pay Type:SalaryBenefits:Extensive Benefit Options Available
Employment Type:Full Time

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) provides our national defense and federal civilian and industry customers with services and products in the following main areas: 1) Cybersecurity and Information Operations; 2) Space Operations and Control; 3) Aviation Systems; 4) Ground, Air and Missile Defense, and Fires Support Systems; 5) Intelligence Programs Support; 6) Experimentation and Test; 7) Program Management; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Aberdeen, MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Shalimar, FL; and Tupelo, MS


This contract provides senior Instructors to United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Space and Missile Defense (SMD) Center of Excellence (SMDCoE), US SMD School. SMD School core functions include: 1) Educate, train, and develop leaders for Space and Missile Defense operations; 2) Develop Army Doctrine for Space, High Altitude, and Global Missile Defense; 3) Develop individual and collective training tasks for space and missile defense operations; and 4) Execute the Army Quality Assurance Program to ensure standards are met in the educations, training, and leadership development of Soldiers and Civilians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides training and instruction to support Space Control Operator training, specifically Mobile Integrated Ground Suite (MIGS) Operator training and other Army space control capabilities
  • Conduct training sessions, demonstrations, and develop evaluation criteria
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise and knowledge related to Army Space Control
  • Travel to conduct training as required


Doctrine Functions: Provide Space and Missile Defense experience in Mobile Integrated Ground Suite (MIGS) and Space operations including, but not limited to the following areas: conducting deployment planning, operational planning, and command and control operations; integrating mission operations within an Air Operations Center (AOC); familiarization with joint / service Space Operations Centers supporting operations and assessing effects, mission areas and intelligence support to operations; and MIGS system operation, emplacement, and configuration. Have the ability to analyze, design, develop, implement, evaluate, and maintain education and training in accordance with TR 350-70 series and Army accreditation standards for the following courses:

  • MIGS Initial Qualification Training (IQT)
  • MIGS Officer In Charge (OIC) IQT
  • MIGS Advanced Qualification Training (AQT)
  • Army Space Control Fundamentals (ASCF)
  • Advanced Space Control Systems (ASCS)
  • Foundation in Space Control Planning (FSCP)
  • Army Space Control Planners (ASCP) Course
  • Perform as the LNO to the Army Capabilities Manager (ACM) - Space and High Altitude (SHA) development of DOTMLPF-P for the Space Superiority Program of Record (POR) currently under development by ACM-SHA.
  • Initial Qualification Training (IQT)
  • Advanced Qualification Training (AQT)
  • Maintainer Course

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • 15+ years of space related military experience as an NCO or Company Grade Officer or a Bachelor's Degree
  • MIGS or similar system experience with at least one deployment
  • Understanding of Satellite Communications
  • Knowledge and understanding of the ADDIE model
  • Experience and understanding of military operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Previous instructor-facilitator experience
  • Current Top-Secret Clearance, SCI eligible

Security Clearance Required:

Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret level, SCI eligible. Top Secret/SCI highly preferred. US Citizenship is a requirement for holding a Top Secret clearance at this location.


  • MOSQ: MOSQ: 25S, ASCBC, Army Space Control Fundamentals, Space Control Operator courses
  • Graduate of a military instructor training course (ITC/SGITC, FIFC, ABIC, AFBIC, etc.)

Security Responsibilities:

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally, responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

This job operates in multiple environments: a professional office environment, a classroom environment and an outdoor training area for hands on MIGS training. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. It also uses and troubleshoots small to medium signal transmitters, military equipment, and spectrum analyzers.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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