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Principal Military Trainer – Military Intelligence Warfighting Function Workstation Controller

Requisition ID: R10030600

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Fort Leavenworth, KS, USA
  • 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: 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 professional to join our growing team of diverse professionals as a Principal Military Trainer - Military Intelligence Warfighting Function (WfF) Workstation Controller on-site at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  The selected candidate will assist with combat exercise simulations, serving as a WfF military intelligence (MI) subject matter expert (SME), and will support multifunctional area cell lead for a team of contractors supporting the Army’s Mission Command Training Program (MCTP).

Responsibilities:

  • Trains military personnel on the Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) and WfF specific simulation processes and procedures

  • Enforces realism of exercise through role playing and conflict adjudication and resolution

  • Supervises the work cell mission of translating training audience operations and plans into simulation inputs / tasks and scripting requirements

  • Trains and supports work cell augmentees in reporting and role playing elements subordinate to the training audience

  • Ensures that the work cells WfF units/assets are simulated IAW current doctrine and unit SOP

  • Supports the After Action Review (AAR) process by communicating significant events using the Workstation Reporting System (WRS)

  • When required, assists in exercise design and scenario development

  • When required assists in pre-exercise planning by conducting Site Surveys and participating in planning conferences

  • Assists in Developing exercise plans, coordinating internal and external resources, monitoring planning progress and timelines, and preparing contract deliverables items

  • Assists as required in the development and writing of HICOM orders for Corps and Division exercises

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of professional leadership experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of professional leadership experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of professional leadership experience

  • Minimum MEL 4-CGSC or equivalent Advanced Course

  • Must have or be able to obtain an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Familiar with current Army/Joint doctrine

  • Highly proficient with MS Office suite of software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree

  • Former Plans OCT

  • Brigade or higher staff officer experience


Salary Range: $65,800 USD - $98,800 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.