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Data Management Analyst

Requisition ID: R10057854

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 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, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a motivated Data Management Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. The Data Management Analyst supports Army Warfighter Exercises (WFXs) through technical engineering and as a training facilitator for Army training audience end user teams. Each supported customer communicates, documents, plans, and executes the means to fulfill data requirements and maximize data utility. Whether generating the scenario for the next WFX, planning data mining tasks in support of Observer-Controller/Trainers (OC/Ts), or supporting training audience, the Data Management Analyst provides the product so operators can configure their data systems to receive data from the simulation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with end users of the data to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness

  • Leads or participates in facilitation sessions to gather requirements and builds logical models and compositions for data entry, archive, and retrieval

  • Collaborates with Technical Support Team engineers to refine and verify the overall data architecture

  • Reviews and reports project metrics to the customer to benchmark the effectiveness of the specific data management process being followed

  • Partners closely with Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) database administrators, developers, and local technical services engineers to ensure that modeling is accurately supported in simulation systems

  • Participates in planning teams and post-WFX technical After Action Reviews to develop best practices, ensure data standards are upheld, and resolve naming, modeling composition, and other issues

  • Works across multiple data projects simultaneously to ensure consistency of support to MCTP and the contract

  • Promotes the sharing and reuse of valid data across exercises

  • Designs, models, documents, and guides the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for metrics and analytics

  • Works closely with customers through planning conferences, progress reviews, and one-on-one meetings to identify exercise scenario requirements

  • Maps out the conceptual design for the exercise scenario and data entry and refines the logical design to ensure translation into a specific data model

  • Communicates with Technical and Operations staff regularly to ensure data integrity and security

  • Meets regularly with military, civilian, and contractor customers to ensure updated data requirements are met for each event and that digital data collection is integrated into the MCTP After-Action Review (AAR) structure

  • Collects data from multiple sources before and during MCTP exercises

  • Builds digital structures that facilitate sharing of desired information in a collaborative environment

  • Provides sustainment training to customers on current Mission Command systems

  • Provides assistance and instruction to MCTP Operations Group (OG) military Observer- Controller/Trainers (OC/Ts) and contractor analysts so they can quickly access archived data

  • Identifies means to improve the collection and dissemination of information

  • Studies Army organizations

  • Maintains current knowledge of Joint and Army doctrine as it relates to Mission Command

  • Sets up and maintains proper resources to display a Common Operational Picture (COP) for customers

  • Assists customers with data retrieval, and coordinates testing to verify the accuracy of data

  • Analyzes customer problems and investigates data available for analysis.

  • Meet all administrative due-outs assigned by manager and contractual requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High School diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 1 year of professional and/or military leadership experience

  • MS Office Suite (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, One Note) operational proficiency

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance, and must be able to obtain an interim DoD Secret security clearance prior to starting work

  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance

  • Bachelor’s or Graduate Degree with 5 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of and firsthand experience with Army organizations and or Army constructive models and simulations with Brigade or higher staff experience


Salary Range: $64,600 USD - $97,000 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.