Tactical Fighter Pilot - Air CombatLangley Afb, VA

Requisition ID: R10155685

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Langley AFB, Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 3

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.

Fighter Pilot / WSO/ CSO / NFO (SME)

Northrop Grumman seeks a Fighter Pilot / WSO / CSO / NFO for Air Combat Command’s Combat Air Forces Distributed Training Center (CAF DTC) at Langley AFB, VA . Daily, the CAF DTC provides world-class integration training in large force and small team formats to combat units around the globe against cutting-edge threats in a boundless virtual battlespace.

If selected, you will facilitate integration training for U.S. and allied military aircrew, air battle managers, and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) by role-playing fighter aircraft in Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) events. You’ll learn and execute missions using Combat Environment Server (CES), Next Generation Threat System (NGTS), and/or Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE). You’ll stay current on threats, tactics, techniques, and procedures by reviewing tactics manuals, flash bulletins and tactics bulletins.

You’ll support daily training by scheduling, mission planning, creating mission materials, briefing, executing, and debriefing the DTC’s Large Force Exercises (LFEs) and Small Team events.

You may attend CAF exercise planning conferences (e.g. RED FLAG), meetings, and sites to discuss unit training requirements. Then, you’ll help the DTC incorporate those unit training requirements into missions.

The U.S. Air Force can only utilize its full capability against modern threats in a virtual environment. Be a part of that environment and continue to make the USAF the best air force in the world, at the CAF DTC.

Additional duties may include:

They may provide consulting expertise to military and/or defense clients to develop and evaluate military training and doctrine. They may provide specialized planning and/or execution expertise in specialized phases of military training exercises--including doctrinal development, scenario development, after action review and data analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 9 Years’ Experience; Master’s Degree with 7 Years’ Experience; PhD with 4 Years’ Experience

  • Experienced Fighter Pilot / WSO /CSO / NFO (F-15C, F-15E, F-16C, F/A-18, EA-18G, F-22, F-35)

  • Thorough knowledge of AFTTP 3-1 fighter employment, or other service equivalent manual

  • Operationally relevant experience within the past 10 years (simulator experience considered)

  • Must currently possess an active DoD Secret Clearance with ability to obtain to TS/SCI and SAP/SAR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mission Commander qualified

  • Instructor Pilot/WSO/CSO/NFO experience

  • Thorough knowledge of 5th gen fighter employment and/or integration

  • Possess an active DoD Top Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $99,900 - $149,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.