General Dynamics Information Technology World Class Opposing Force (WCOPFOR) Chief MCTP in Leavenworth, Kansas

Job Description

Provide support services for the replication of a free thinking, near-peer competitor in a hybrid threat environment for MCTP Operations Group X-Ray (OPSGRP-X), World Class Opposing Force (WCOPFOR). Responsible for portraying an Operational Strategic Command (OSC), operating under the doctrine outlined in Training Circular (TC) 7-100 series of manuals describing the hybrid threat. The WCOPFOR operates at the operational level for simulation command post exercises to train functional and multi-functional Brigades, Joint Special Operations Task Forces (JSOTFs),; Theater Support Commands/Expeditionary Sustainment Commands and Division and Corps headquarters during Warfighter and Mission Rehearsal Exercises. Provide directed support services to the WCOPFOR Commander and OPSGRP-X Commander (Supreme High Commander) in: the planning, execution and post exercise activities, ensure OPFOR threat characteristics conform to the guidance of the TRADOC G2 and collect and analysis events to support the WCOPFOR portion of the training unit's AAR ,manage the efforts of military analysts in the development of the OPFOR Supreme High Command OPORD, the Operational Strategic Command OPORD and FRAGOs, and the replicating of the opposing force command posts and work cells, and maintain significant event journals to support AARs, coordinate with other MCTP division and Army Cyber Command's World Class Cyber OPFOR in the development of the scenario and the operational environment. As Team Chief responsible for the daily operations; training and professional development of assigned military analysts. Ultimately, responsible for ensuring a seamless and accurate simulation exercise to achieve unit training and learning objectives.


Bachelors Degree in a related technical or military discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work/military experience. Intermediate Level Education (MEL4) graduate or equivalent military school.


  • 20 years U.S military service as a Commissioned Officer; Former Field Grade. Highly desirable to be retired colonel (O-6) equivalent or above

  • Previous Battalion or Higher Commander (or similar) experience, highly desirable to be retired colonel (O-6) equivalent or above

  • Successfully served in a key developmental position at brigade/battalion level. Highly desirable to have served as a division/corps chief of staff

  • Intermediate Level Education (MEL4) graduate. Highly desirable School of Advance Military Studies (SAMs) graduate or equivalent.

  • At least two (2) years of experience in planning, designing, configuration, and executing large scale computer simulation exercises

  • 10-15 years of related experience supporting military operations

  • Experienced in conducting AARs at the General Officer level

  • Knowledgeable in Training Circular (TC) 7-100 series of manuals

  • Be current on all Army and Joint regulations and current doctrine

  • Deployment experience: OEF, OIF, OND, or other Operational Deployments

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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Job ID2018-39116

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionProgram Management

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time