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Technical Trainer 2/3

Requisition ID: R10044559

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) in Baltimore, MD is seeking to hire a Technical Skills Instructor.  The candidate will be responsible for training personnel on manual & automated activities. They will also be responsible for training on equipment including, soldering station tools, pick and place & wire bonding.   They will work with subject matter experts to create appropriate training.

The ideal candidate is a motivated professional who self-initiates to apply knowledge of adult learning principles utilizing innovative solutions that meet organizational educational needs.  This training professional will collaborate with training staff and subject matter experts to identify, plan, create, design, test, implement, deliver, support, and maintain effective and engaging learning opportunities and training activities through a variety of modalities (self-paced, in-person, mobile, virtual, video, job aids, microlearning, articles, etc.).  This individual will have experience in facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate learning theories, cognitive and technological processes, and resources. Must work collaboratively in a team environment across manufacturing and engineering disciplines to accomplish mission goals. Must excel in a fast-paced mission-focused environment.  Must be able to meet rapid delivery timelines.

Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify specific training needs and develop solutions
  • Identify the best approach to training requirements including, but not limited to hardware, software, simulations, job aids, microlearning, articles, videos, course assessment, examinations, and computer assisted and adaptive learning environments, testing, behavior-based assessment, and performance
  • Develop range of instructional materials and products for technology-based courses, including online, mobile, immersive and performance support (e.g., self-paced guides, microlearning, case studies, job aids, and evaluations; scenario-based storyboards)
  • Design and develop curricula to support program implementation across targeted audiences.
  • Demonstrate and utilize effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills
  • Create and analyze assessments to evaluate learning effectiveness and instructional improvement opportunities, including pre-tests, post-tests, and knowledge checks
  • Support train-the-trainer to qualify others for content delivery
  • Adapt and present material to various knowledge levels through excellent written and verbal communication

This position may be filled at a level 2 or level 3, depending on experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in field relating to science, technology, Training & Development, or other relevant degree and 3+ years of experience in electronics or electrical theory or as a instructor/teacher (OR 7+ years of experience in lieu of degree).
  • Experience with the Analyzing, Designing, Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating (ADDIE) learning systems
  • Experience developing instructor guides, student manuals, workbooks, job aids, and related materials.
  • Experience developing e-learning (e.g. computer-based, web-based training, online learning) that is delivered through digital media including Learning Management Systems (LMS), web, video, or mobile devices

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in field relating to science, technology, Training & Development, or other relevant degree and 6+ years of experience in electronics or electrical theory or as a instructor/teacher (OR 10+ years of experience in lieu of degree).
  • Experience with the Analyzing, Designing, Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating (ADDIE) learning systems
  • Experience developing instructor guides, student manuals, workbooks, job aids, and related materials.
  • Experience developing e-learning (e.g. computer-based, web-based training, online learning) that is delivered through digital media including Learning Management Systems (LMS), web, video, or mobile devices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-initiator with independence to acquire and maintain technical skills for professional development
  • 3-5 years teaching experience (will consider military experience) including designing and developing formal course curriculums, establishing workforce development training needs, developing goals and objectives, developing training programs, and applying the ISD process
  • Master’s degree in Communication, Instructional Systems Design or Training & Development or related field
  • Experience managing a virtual classroom environment
  • Experience in selecting appropriate instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, self-study, lectures, demonstration-performance, problem-based learning, student-centered learning, and guided discussion
  • Expertise in Microelectronics and Surface Mount Electronics Technologies highly desirable. 
  • IPC J-STD 001 Certified

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Salary Range: $59,100 USD - $88,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $72,700 USD - $109,100 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.