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Principal Military Trainer – Sustainment Scenario Analyst / Headquarters Support Team / S35 – Scenario Enterprise

Requisition ID: R10045757

  • 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 Principal Military Trainer – Sustainment Scenario Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, 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.

MCTP established the S4/Sustainment Integration Division within the Headquarters Support Team to integrate, reconcile, and synchronize Human Resources, Health Service Support and Logistics doctrine and best practices into the design and execution of Warfighter Exercises (WFXs) in accordance with FORSCOM Business Rules and MCTP leadership guidance and direction.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares Master Significant Events List (MSEL) injects to build PMESII-based storylines that support the exercise scenario plan for MCTP simulation exercises

  • As a Sustainment Data Analyst, with emphasis on Health Service Support and Human Resources, plans and designs the replication of the sustainment aspects of the Operating Environment (OE) existing in Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational (JIIM) operations in order to develop current, relevant, campaign quality, joint and expeditionary Mission Command instincts and skills in the training audience

  • As sustainment subject matter expert (SME), Health Service Support and Human Resources, assists in the MCTP orders writing process for the Higher Command and Sustainment Higher Command (HICOM & SHICOM) orders, and the implementation and execution of those orders during the WFX

  • Familiar with Army and Joint doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP), planning and execution at the tactical and operational levels in a variety of Army and Joint organizations

  • Participate in all Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) events: IEP, MEP, FEP, IPRs, and MSEL Conferences, per the MCTP WFX SOP

  • Inputs MSEL injects into the exercise, coordinates inter-agency activities in support of the scenario, and generates reports as directed

  • Conducts research in support of scenario requirements for health service support and human resources for each exercise environment. Integrate these sustainment functions in Mission Command Seminar (BCS) and Academics as required

  • May deploy to various countries, as required, in support of U.S. military operations

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

  • Be Functional Area (FA) FA90 (Logistics), FA70 (Medical), or FA42 (HR)

  • Experience working with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or Interagency/Joint environments

  • Familiar with current Army doctrine

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

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

  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

  • Successfully served in a key sustainment developmental position at the corps/division/brigade level (i.e., Support Operations Officer, CORPS/Division G-1/G-4/Surgeon)

  • Strong knowledge of doctrinal and operational sustainment, at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels of command

  • Former OC/T at Army CTC, preferably MCTP experience as a Sustainment, HR, or Medical Trainer


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.