Sr. Principal Military Trainer – HICOM Staff Integration Trainer

Requisition ID: R10013307

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Fort Leavenworth - KS, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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 is seeking a Sr. Principal Military Trainer - HICOM Staff Integration Trainer for employment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  This position is in support of the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) and trains Army Corps, Divisions, and Brigades in the Army Mission Command Systems and Operations Process.  MCTP facilitates Army simulation exercises replicating a robust Operating Environment (OE) for units to conduct Large Scale Combat Operations.

HICOM Staff Integration Team Responsibilities:

The HICOM Staff Integration Team serves as an imbedded team to the exercise Higher Headquarters (HICOM).  This team facilitates scenario understanding, battle rhythm events, and critical linkages between the exercise control group and the HICOM.

- During Planning, the HICOM Team conducts planning (ICW Plans) to develop and refine scenarios for subsequent WFXs

- During the ELC (Exercise Life Cycle), works with EXCON (Exercise Control) to plan, prepare, and serve as a conduit between Scenario Design / MCTP and the HICOM

- During execution, integrates with the HICOM, at the HICOM location and interacts directly with respective primary staff officers to operationally steer the exercise

- Integrate with the FORSCOM Directed HICOM to ensure they understand the scenario limitations and constraints in place to achieve desired training conditions

- Works directly with SDD Plans, CUOPS, and respective Operations Groups to ensure that the HICOM is providing the appropriate inputs and stimulus to training audiences

Individual Responsibilities:

- Facilitate the respective WFX HICOM

- Integrate additional WfF personnel to facilitate planning and execution

- Anticipate, account for, and respond to WfF specific RFIs associated with the scenario and order

- Operationally apply current doctrine to develop WfF appropriate concepts

- Write Orders and WfF Annexes at the Corps and Land Component level

- Set the conditions for scripted stimulus and injects by foreshadowing problems in the in orders

- Incorporate best practices into the planning process and products

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of experience or Master’s Degree with 8 years’ experience
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course, or MEL 4 equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE)
  • U.S. Military service as a Field Grade Officer (COL, LTC)
  • Familiar with current Army and Joint doctrine
  • Must possess and active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Proficient with AFATADS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree
  • U.S. Army War College or service equivalent
  • Mastery of current Army and Joint doctrine
  • Experience as an OCT (Observer, Coach, Trainer) and as a WFX participant

Salary Range: 81400 - 122000

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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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.

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