Analyst Trainer Joint Staff J7 secret clearance

Requisition ID: R10017804

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Suffolk - VA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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 is seeking a motivated professional to join our Joint Support Team (JST) as an Analyst Trainer (AT) providing analytics, training, and feedback as part of the Joint Staff J7, Deployable Training Division (DTD). This position is located in Suffolk, VA.

The successful candidate will support the DTD in providing a continuum of individual, staff, and collective joint training to enhance the operational effectiveness of the current and future Joint Force. The DTD is the vanguard of the Chairman’s Exercise Program (CEP), providing in-stride training founded in Joint Doctrine but guided by best practices to Combatant Command, component command, and other Joint Force command staffs.

 Primary Roles and Responsibilities of the AT:

  • Provide subject matter expertise in one or more functional areas: command and control; inter-organization and interagency coordination; operational law and authorities; current operations and information sharing; planning and assessments; fires and effects; targeting; cyberspace operations; information operations; integrated air and missile defense; space operations; intelligence; and sustainment.
  • Participate as a member of Deployable Training Teams (DTTs) comprised primarily of active duty Observer Trainers (OTs) providing training and feedback to the commanders and their staffs during CEP, joint and multinational, and mission rehearsal exercises, as well as for staff assistance visits for named operations.
  • Research national strategic documents; historical exercise documents; real world operations; the operating environment; command mission, organization, plans, and orders.; and interagency and coalition policies, strategies, and plans.
  • Conduct trend analysis, understand and improve battle rhythms, provide observation and training, tie phased operational to strategic thought, and develop feedback.
  • Ascertain key command challenges at the operational and strategic levels of war and conduct cross-functional analysis of information gathered from exercises and training events for the development of lessons learned, insights, and best practices.
  • Develop the Commander’s Facilitated After-Action Review (FAAR), Executive Summary Report (ESR), Combined Functional Report (CFR), and Internal After Action Review (IAAR), post-event debriefs and summaries, and input to the Joint Lessons Learned Information System (JLLIS).
  • Update and maintain documents, articles, and periodicals such as "Joint Operations Insights and Best Practices" and joint functional area focus papers.
  • Develop and facilitate seminars for the National Defense University’s Senior Leader Education Program (PINNACLE, CAPSTONE, and KEYSTONE).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of relevant experience or Master’s degree plus 3 years of relevant experience. High School Diploma / Equivalent with 9 years experience may be accepted in Lieu of degree
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements for staffs to support the commander’s decision cycle.
  • Must be willing to travel worldwide, to include areas considered hazardous duty.
  • U.S. Citizen with an active Secret level security clearance, upgradeable to Top Secret. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of the Joint Planning Process (JPP) or equivalent.
  • Experience in operational and strategic level deliberate and crisis action planning.
  • Combatant Command, Joint Task Force, Division, or Afloat/Wing Staff experience.
  • Joint Force Staff College or Service equivalent.
  • Experience in preparing and conducting seminars or study groups for flag officers.
  • Ability to write and prepare operational orders and plans.
  • Experience in compiling and presenting lessons learned or after-action reviews.
  • Executive level experience in a civilian organization may be considered in lieu of military-specific experience.

Salary Range: 69100 - 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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.