Army Research Project Officer-19016857

Location: United States
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is searching for an Army Research Project Officer to join our dynamic and diverse team environment in Columbus, Georgia. 

The Army Research Project Officer will lead the planning and execution of Army research efforts in support of the US Army Research Institute (ARI) and other government agencies. Past projects include:

  • Behavioral Science (e.g., far transfer of learning, mitigating negative transfer, and complex cognitive skill assessment)
  • Training and Development Research (e.g., individual Soldier performance, PME self-development, and leader development)

  • Human-Machine Collaboration (e.g., manned-unmanned teaming, natural language processing, and non-primed response assessment)

  • Soldier Skills (e.g., air and missile defense operations, warrior skills/battle drills, and dismounted infantry skills) 

Job Duties:

  • Developing research designs, performing literature reviews, collecting field data, conducting small-group interviews, analyzing existing databases, Performing descriptive analyses
  • Describing the results of research through briefings and technical reports. Ensuring quality, timeliness, and accuracy of research products

  • Interfacing with customers and sponsors to meet their requirements, and assisting in the implementation of research findings and products

  • Presenting to Army personnel, observing training events, capturing details of training events, and assessing training outcomes

  • Working as part of a team, devising analytical approaches, developing data collection instruments, and collating data from various sources

  • Applying appropriate techniques to analyze data, drawing conclusions from the results, and providing sound recommendations that meet the customer requirements


Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree with a minimum of 3 years of related writing and research experience OR a Masters degree with a minimum of 1 year of related writing and research experience

  • Experience providing project briefings to military or government representatives

  • The ability to work in a team setting with scientists, technical writers, information technology specialists, policy makers and Government stakeholders

  • A Secret security clearance (or higher) OR a U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain a SECRET security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years experience with the U.S. Army or applied research experience in an Army setting

  • A Masters Degree in Psychology, Operations Research, Business, or Education

  • Extensive experience with military research programs

  • Experience working with technical reports, research reports or other reports as the primary author

  • Experience managing personnel and projects

  • An Active SECRET security level clearance

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19016857