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Principal Military Trainer – Irregular Forces Coordinator / Headquarters Support Team / S35 – Scenario Enterprise

Requisition ID: R10045496

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • 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, 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 Principal Military Trainer – Irregular Forces Coordinator to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, in Kansas.  The MCTP trains Brigade, Division, and Corps Commanders and their staffs during simulation-driven command post Warfighter Exercises (WFX) in support of Large-Scale Combat Operations and across Multi-Domain Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides consulting expertise to military clients in the development and evaluation of military training and doctrine specific to the Hybrid Threat of Irregular Forces

  • Develops background and biographical information relevant to Irregular Forces, based on real-world actors, through research of unclassified and classified sources

  • During scenario development, coordinates with storyline writers and intelligence analysts to ensure they are supported operationally during the exercise

  • Prepares and conducts briefings and presentations of future operational plans to leadership

  • Monitors and evaluates operations with the intent to provide data to support observations of performance as it relates to training objectives

  • Maintains relevancy on current irregular threat trends and force composition of irregular actors and their capabilities

  • Plans and coordinates multiple missions within the simulation during exercise execution

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

  • Familiar with current Army/Joint doctrine

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

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

  • Must have a current security clearance background investigation, at a minimum an active Secret clearance

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree

  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course, or MEL 4 equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE)

  • Special Operations or Infantry experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in design, planning, configuration, and conduct of large-scale computer simulation exercises

  • Previous experience in computer assisted simulation training


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.