Fighter Pilot/WSO – Staff Flight Simulation Trainer

Requisition ID: 21000535

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Staff Flight Simulation Trainer. The location of this position is at Nellis AFB, NV in the Virtual Test & Training Center (VTTC). The qualified candidate will facilitate the daily execution of Large Force Employment (LFE) and small team integration events for the Nellis Mission Operations Network (NMON) and other distributed training events.
Responsibilities include a thorough knowledge of fighter (F-15C, F-15E, F-16C, F-22A and F-35A, F/A-18) employment and training requirements. This position will facilitate the VTTC’s support of USAF Warfare Center (USAF Weapon School, OT&E, Red Flag & Combatant Command exercises) training through scheduling, scenario development, mission materials, brief, event execution, and debrief support for Large Force Employment (LFE) and Small Team events. To accomplish these unit training requirements he/she will develop the executable Computer Generated Forces (CGF) scenarios, mission materials and briefs for the diverse aircrew training audience. The Mission Specialist is the focal point for the execution of the VTTC missions while acting as the white force. He/she will assist the VTTC Mission Director in regulating the flow of timely injects throughout the training event while simultaneously troubleshooting battlespace deficiencies to ensure mission Desired Learning Objectives are achieved.   

  Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 15 years’ experience, 13 years with Masters
  • US citizenship required with active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI & SAP eligibility
  • Operational experience in F-22, F-35, F-16, F-15C/E or F/A-18 aircraft
  • Ability to provide consulting expertise to military and/or defense clients to develop and evaluate military training and
  • doctrine
  • Thorough knowledge of AFTTP3-1 guidance
  • Ability to travel up to 3 weeks at a time to support training events
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to support customer schedule
                    Preferred Qualifications:  
  • USAF Weapons School OR Navy Top Gun Graduate
  • Operationally relevant (combat operations, operational flying assignment, OT&E or USAFWS) rated experience within
  • last 10 years (simulator instructor experience may be considered).
  • Experience with Combat Air Forces DMO exercises and simulations
  • Mission commander experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
  • Ability to provide specialized planning and/or execution expertise in specialized phases of military training exercises
  • doctrinal development, scenario development and after action review and mission analysis
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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.                



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