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Military Trainer – Electronic Warfare SME

Requisition ID: R10044968

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • 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 Military Trainer – Electronic Warfare SME to join our growing team of diverse professionals in Suffolk, Virginia.  The selected candidate will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Electronic Warfare and Electromagnetic Spectrum (EW/EMS) Operations, and will support organization objectives independently or as a part of a team to identify training requirements, author inputs to exercise control documents and operation orders, participate in Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) activities, and serve as member of the white cell.


  • Leverages knowledge of capabilities, limitations, and associated electronic warfare (EW) / electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) operations

  • Serves as expert in the areas of EW/EMS watch floor procedures and operations

  • Knowledgeable of both friendly and adversary emitters, sensors, and parametric data

  • Knowledgeable of Targeting Board processes and procedures for lethal and non-lethal operations

  • Plans and designs EW/EMS scenarios and Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects for exercises and for providing input to Targeting Board and Working Group

  • Prepares and conducts seminars/work groups; conducts training in large and small groups; conducts post exercise analysis

  • Replicates roles of EW/EMS specific positions at the Strategic, Operational, and Tactical levels during exercises

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 1 year of professional and/or military leadership experience

  • Service and joint doctrine experience to include combat, combat support, and combat service support operations

  • Must be knowledgeable of Electronic Warfare (EW) and Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) operations and the role they play in Joint Operations

  • Be familiar with the Joint Exercise Life Cycle

  • Ability to travel to both CONUS and OCONUS locations in support of the task order (travel requirements 25%)

  • Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance

  • Current U.S. Passport or ability to obtain a Passport

  • Must be able to work on-site in Suffolk, Virginia

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of the Joint Forces Staff College or Service/agency equivalent

  • Combatant Command or JS J7 Staff experience

  • Knowledge of scenarios/MSELs for joint training events

  • Familiar with Information Management and Knowledge Management principles

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills

  • Experience working with and around senior military and government personnel

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products

Salary Range: $56,300 USD - $84,500 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.