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Principal Military Trainer – Information Operations Scenario Writer / Headquarters Support Team / S35 – Scenario Enterprise (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10067151

  • 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 - Information Operations Scenario Writer 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.

The Information Operations Scenario Writer assists with training during Mission Rehearsal, Warfighter and Large-Scale Combat Operations (MRX/WFX) with subject matter expertise integrating Information Operation (IO) tasks of collection, analysis, and dissemination into MRXs/WFXs to ensure that military commanders and other senior leaders who may deploy have the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage IO Scenario writing, planning, and execution.  Support includes developing storyline injects and the capability to adjust Master Scenario Event Lists (MSELs), ensuring proper realistic injects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with the Higher Command (HICOM) Cell to maintain a credible and coordinated exercise scenario, and coordinates and integrates all IO actions not accomplished in the simulation with the S35 Scenario Enterprise, or through established Workarounds

  • Maintains a database capable of showing all aspects of IO as employed in the exercise and update the database to reflect changes

  • Develops a draft IO plan for each exercise and provides the responsible exercise Government planner a monthly listing of changes to the plan

  • Provides a coordinated draft IO Annex (STARTEX MOA) prior to execution of the exercise for review by the Scenario Design Chief

  • Trains, monitors, and advises the WCOPFOR Tactical Commander on IO and develop draft IO events recommended for inclusion in the Road to War for the Scenario Design to present to the Exercise Director

  • Maintains and develops a robust, multi-platform social media environment within the Information Operations Network (ION)

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

  • 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

  • Highly proficient at operating across social media platforms

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

  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience supporting current operations

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

  • An active DoD Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance

  • Superb interpersonal and communication skills, as well as professionalism

  • Experience in Marketing, Public Affairs, Psychological Operations, or Information Operations


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.