Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS)

Requisition ID: R10008564

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego - CA, 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, 10% of the Time

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 Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) is seeking a Navy Instructor Trainer to join our dynamic and diverse team environment in multiple locations. Primary responsibility is to support formal Navy individual training environment including: Curriculum maintenance, Developing learning objectives, Preparing test items, Evaluating instructional materials and student results, Counseling students on academic learning issues. Counseling students on academic learning issues: Surface, Subsurface, Integrated air and missile defense, Strike, C4I Navigation and Shiphandling.

Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are: 

This requisition is in support of a contingent Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) solicitation and does not represent current vacancies. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for positions with Northrop Grumman once the solicitation is awarded. On your resume or cover letter, please indicate for which location(s) and position(s) you would like to be considered. 

Available positions are expected at the following locations:

Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center, San Diego, CA

LCS Training Facility (LTF), San Diego, CA

CSCS Detachment West, San Diego, CA

CSCS Dam Neck, Virginia Bach, VA

CSCS Detachment East, Norfolk, VA

LCS Training Facility (LTF), Mayport, FL

We are seeking resumes for the following positions/skill sets: 

  • Experience as an Instructor in a formal Navy individual training environment including:
  • Curriculum maintenance
  • Developing learning objectives
  • Preparing test items
  • Evaluating instructional materials and student results
  • Counseling students on academic learning issues
  • Relevant experience in the one of the fields is required:
  • Surface
  • Subsurface
  • Integrated air and missile defense
  • Strike
  • C4I
  • Navigation and Shiphandling

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 6 years’ experience
  • Eight (8) years of Combat Systems experience as a technician or tactical watchstander
  • Two (2) years of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, including curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items; evaluating instructional materials, and counseling students on academic learning problems
  • One (1) year experience interfacing with training systems/simulations for effective and correct presentation of learning objectives
  • Navigation and Shiphandling Instructors will have USCG license or at least 2 years of documented at-sea experience to include USN, USGS, or private sailing and at least 2 years of previous experience and familiarity with waterjet-powered vessels. Note:Candidates with no previous waterjet experience will attend and successfully graduate from the LCS OOD course of instruction (CIN: A-4N-005)
  • Must be able to travel 10% of the time for short underway periods
  • Must be physically able to embark ship for 5-10 days

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience using training systems/simulations for effective presentation of learning objects
  • Past experience as trainer/instructor in support of CSCS is a significant plus
  • Experience with the applicable system or process as either a Work Center Supervisor or Senior Warfare Watchstander
  • Presentation and Public speaking skills

Salary Range: 65700 - 103700

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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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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.

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