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Principal Joint Training Technical Analyst

Requisition ID: R10052743

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Suffolk, Virginia, 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 Joint Training Technical Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals in Suffolk, Virginia.  The selected candidate will join our Joint Staff J7 Team with a focus on coordinating all technical requirements supporting Joint Training Exercises.

The Technical Analyst supports a unique Joint Staff capability supporting the installation, integration, testing, evaluation, and synchronization of simulations and gaming tools used in future immersive training capabilities for Joint Training Exercises and Experiments.  As a member of the Joint Staff J7 team, the selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating all technical requirements, communication, computers, phones, models, and simulation systems supporting all JS J7 training events.


  • Coordinates all technical requirements and manning for training events

  • Based on requirements, builds out floor plans which include all computers and phones to support the events

  • Acts as a requirements articulator as well as a technical planner, the coordinator manages the expectation of the government customer while also defining support architectures and personnel needs to the division branches

  • Creates manpower projections to determine tech level of effort based on exercise requirements and Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC) events

  • Establishes and publishes new exercise JELC event dates to establish the knowledge baseline for all techs

  • Research the various authoritative scheduling documents to determine basic timelines

  • Provides input to the information presented at technical In-Process Reviews (IPRs) and After-Action Review (AAR)

  • Attends all exercise related IPRs and AARs

  • Provides input to various exercise manning documents for all techs positions to include gathering names.

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with a minimum of 5 years of experience in information systems or a related field

    • Master’s degree in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience in information systems or a related field

  • Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

  • Ability to work on-site in Suffolk, Virginia

  • Knowledge of the military training process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Knowledge of the JELC

  • Prior active duty military service

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

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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

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.

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.