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Principal Sustainment Analyst Trainer

Requisition ID: R10057624

  • 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.  From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality.  Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration.  Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world.  With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Principal Sustainment Analyst Trainer to join our growing team of diverse professionals in Suffolk, Virginia.  This position supports the Joint Staff J7, Joint Training, Deployable Training Division (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 selected candidate will provide observation, training, and feedback, focused at the operational and strategic levels, to Joint Force Commanders and their staffs during joint and multi-national training, exercises, and staff assist visits (SAVs).  The focus of the observation, training, and feedback will involve Joint Force Sustainment operational planning within the Joint Planning Process (JPP) and support to battle rhythm production of decision quality information.  The position requires knowledge of national defense strategy, theater strategy and campaigning, joint sustainment processes, joint planning processes and systems, and the integration of multinational and interagency capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a subject matter expert and trainer in the Joint Sustainment process with secondary expertise in the Joint Planning Process (JPP) at the strategic and operational levels

  • Integrates into, contributes to, and provides functional continuity in the Deployable Training Division’s Plans, Intel, and Sustainment Section, which consists of military Observer Trainers (OTs) and contractor Analyst Trainers (ATs)

  • Mentors, trains, and supports new OTs

  • Participates as a member of Deployable Training Teams (DTTs) comprised of OTs and ATs observing, training, and providing feedback to commanders and their staffs during Chairman’s Exercise Program (CEP) exercises and other joint and multinational exercises, as well as for Mission Rehearsal Exercises and Staff Assistance Visits for named operations

  • Ascertains key command challenges at the operational and strategic levels of war and conducts cross-functional analysis of information gathered from joint exercises and training events for the development of lessons learned, insights, and best practices

  • Understands strategic thought and direction as it guides and is influenced by campaign, deliberate, and crisis planning at the operational level

  • Researches 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

  • Conducts trend analysis, understands and improves battle rhythms, provides observation and training, ties phased operational planning to strategic thought, and develops feedback

  • Develops 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 Joint Lessons Learned Information System (JLLIS)

  • Updates and maintains documents, articles, and periodicals such as "Joint Operations Insights and Best Practices" and joint functional area focus papers

  • Develops and facilitates seminars for the National Defense University’s Senior Leader Education Program Joint Operations Modules (PINNACLE, CAPSTONE, and KEYSTONE)

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of professional and/or military experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of professional and/or military experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of professional and/or military experience

  • Thorough understanding of, and experience in, Joint Sustainment planning

  • Must be willing to travel worldwide (up to 25% of the time), to include areas considered hazardous duty

  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret (TS) security clearance once aboard

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD TS security clearance

  • Combatant Command, Joint Task Force, Division, Afloat staff, or Wing staff experience

  • Joint Forces Staff College or Service equivalent

  • Understanding of the requirements for staffs to support the commander’s decision cycle

  • Understanding of the Joint Planning Process (JPP)

  • Experience with the preparation and conduct of seminars or study groups for flag officers

  • Ability to write and prepare operational orders and plans

  • Experience in the compilation and presentation of lessons learned and after action review material

  • Experience with operational planning efforts at the operational and strategic levels

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Salary Range: $69,300 USD - $103,900 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.