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Sr. Principal Military Trainer – Targeting Team Lead, Scenario Design (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10067929

  • 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 Sr. Principal Military Trainer - Targeting Team Lead, Scenario Design to join our growing team of diverse professionals at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  This position is in support of the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) and trains Army Corps, Divisions, and Brigades in the Army Mission Command Systems and Operations Process.  MCTP facilitates Army simulation exercises replicating a robust Operating Environment (OE) for units to conduct Large Scale Combat Operations.

Targeting Team

This team is part of Scenario Design and works with Plans and CUOPS to develop the HICOM targeting plan.  This includes development of the JTL, JPTL, and targeting packets.  The team travels to exercises and will be split between the HICOM and ECG to maintain the appropriate situational awareness and control for the exercises.

  • In planning, serves as part of the Plans Team to develop operational environments, scenarios, and HICOM orders for execution

  • In preparation, the team develop and refines targeting packets at the HICOM level and above.  This is done using the MIDB, JTT, and the scenario being used

  • In execution, facilitates the targeting process at the HICOM level and above as a core member of the HICOM TWG and TDB IOT ensure the exercise is creating the desired training conditions

  • During the ELC (Exercise Life Cycle), the team serves as a conduit and liaison between Scenario Design, MCTP, and the respective training unit fires sections.  This includes participating and facilitating the Exercise Design Targeting Working Group as appropriate

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as contract lead for the team and deputy to the military lead of the Targeting Team

  • Directs, integrates, and synchronizes the team efforts and serves as the continuity to the holistic fires system

  • Facilitates the respective WFX HICOM

  • Integrates additional WfF personnel to facilitate planning and execution

  • Anticipates, accounts for, and responds to WfF-specific RFIs associated with the scenario and order

  • Operationally applies current doctrine to develop WfF appropriate concepts

  • Writes Orders and WfF Annexes at the Corps and Land Component level

  • Sets the conditions for scripted stimulus and injects by foreshadowing problems in the in orders

  • Incorporates best practices into the planning process and products

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 8 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

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

  • U.S. Military service as a Field Grade Officer (COL, LTC)

  • Familiar with current Army and Joint doctrine

  • Must possess and active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Proficient with AFATADS

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

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree

  • U.S. Army War College or service equivalent

  • Mastery of current Army and Joint doctrine

  • Experience as an Observer, Coach, Trainer (OCT) and as a WFX participant

  • Experience targeting using MIDB and JTT


Salary Range: $81,600 USD - $122,400 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.