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Combined Arms Training Strategy (CATS) Functional Analyst

Combined Arms Training Strategy (CATS) Functional Analyst

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USA-KS-Ft Leavenworth
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Program Management
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Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Serve as a Combined Arms Training Strategy (CATS) Functional Analyst. Primary responsibility is to provide functional support analysis for Sustainment, Force Projection, Pease Enforcement, Stability Operation, Consequence Management, Defense Support to Civil Authority (DSCA), Mission Command, and Weapons Qualifications Monitor CATS development and sustainment and respond to CATS information requirements. Coordinate all CATS support requirements concerning IPRs and unit and proponent school validations. Conduct mobile training team visits to educate units on CATS. Review emerging doctrine and initiatives such as: training management doctrine, System Training Plan (STRAP), policies, programs, other Government initiatives, Army feedback, direct input and feedback from the field on collective training matters, direction from the Home Station / Deployed Council of Colonels (HS CoC), Training General Officer Steering committee (TGOSC), Training Doctrine Capability (TDC), ATMS, and the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP). These reviews shall facilitate full and complete integration of CATS Program requirements and to identify deficiencies in existing CATS that require revision.


Provides military subject matter expertise to assigned programs.


1. Provides advanced analytical and technical support to projects involving training, tactical/operational documentation, military systems design or other efforts requiring military operations expertise.

2. Researches, identifies, and makes recommendations about resources required for task execution and completion.

3. Gathers, processes, and analyzes operational data.

4. Assists with the testing and development of new systems or updates to existing systems to meet client needs.

5. Identifies and recommends emergent relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes.

6. Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and training materials.

7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

8. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.

9. Participates in special projects as required.


At a minimum an Associate's Degree (Bachelor's Degree preferred). Graduate of a military service school equivalent to Command and General Staff College, Warrant officer Senior Service Education or Senior Leader Course (Sergeant Majors Academy preferred).


8-10 years of related experience supporting military operations.

- 2 years of experience with emerging Army force structures, the AFORGEN, or Sustained Readiness Model concepts

- Experience with Army branch/proponent specific functional expertise relative developing and validating unit CATS for Active and Reserve Component units

- Knowledge and Experience utilizing the DTMS CATS Development Tool

- Experience with conducting unit training at the Company, Battalion, and Brigade levels

- Experience with AR 350-1, ADP and ADRP 7-0, TRADOC Regulation 350-70, and TRADOC Pam 350-70-1-Knowledge of the CATS program, task-based strategy development, event menu matrix (EMM) development, and specified functional area expertise


- 10+ years of experience with Branch qualification in military planning, training, logistics, intelligence, force design, development, and combat development

- - Strong background in U.S. Army concepts/doctrine/operations/organizations/training and the Army War-fighting Functions

- Proficiency and demonstrated ability with Microsoft office products and use of the NIPRNet and SIPRNet



As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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