Principal Military Trainer / Senior Principal Military Trainer – Integration AnalystSuffolk, VA

Requisition ID: R10163048

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Suffolk, 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, 25% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 2

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 Integration Analyst / Senior Principal Integration Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals in Suffolk, Virginia. The Integration Analyst will support Joint Staff J7, Joint Force Development in assessing the integration of emerging concepts across the Joint Force to inform concept development and 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 activities, exercises, and staff assist visits (SAVs). The observation, assessment, and feedback will involve the integration of emerging concepts aimed at ensuring the Joint Force is able to deter malign activity, respond to crises, and set conditions to prevail in conflict. Efforts will apply across all domains and in a globally integrated manner, focused on the priority threats identified in national strategic policy documents. The position requires knowledge of national defense strategy, theater strategy and campaigning, C2 processes at the operational and strategic levels, joint planning processes and systems, and the integration of multinational and interagency capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and leadership to the Collection Analyst team.

  • Conduct interviews, collect information, develop reports, and brief tailored analysis containing joint lessons in support of planning (real-world & training), concept implementation assessment, and execution (real-world operations).

  • Deliver, track, and disseminate products to support the execution of resolution actions across the DOTMLPF-P (Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership, Education, Personnel, Facilities, and Policy) spectrum in support of Joint Force Development and Design, as well as Joint Concept implementation.

  • Combine joint, interagency, and multinational experience, understanding of national strategy, knowledge of CCMD operations, attention to emerging concepts, and strategic thinking to assess concept implementation and operational effectiveness across the Joint Force.

  • Develop methods and means to collect and analyze data in support of the production of a periodic assessment of the development, application, and effectiveness of identified Essential Elements (EE) of emerging concepts and apply them to exercise design, execution, and feedback.

  • Identify assessment objectives, key tasks, and articulation of the desired end state; develop a detailed Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and associated Measures of Performance (MOP) and Effectiveness (MOE) for both distributed and collective collection, analysis, and assessment on EEs associated with an event.

  • Support development of a comprehensive concept implementation Assessment Plan and identify measures of effectiveness.

  • Conduct concept implementation assessment and deliver tailored analysis and assessment in both report and presentation formats.

  • Tailored reports and/or presentations will be delivered for each designated event (~6/year) plus biannual assessment surveys.

  • Participate in the Assessment Matrix Team (AMT) and OPG-led meetings and engage directly with relevant stakeholders and AMT leadership to better understand the scope of the assessment concept and to identify and recommend collection opportunities and plans.

  • Monitor the development, application, and effectiveness of EE design, measurement, and resolution and to develop issues related to EE.

This position may be filled at either the Principal or Senior Principal level per the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Integration Analyst:

  • One of the following:

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

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

  • Thorough understanding of national strategy, policy, and decision-making.

  • Experience in joint and multinational operations and/or exercises.

  • Must possess executive-level analysis, assessment, and writing skills.

  • Must possess an active U.S. DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid U.S. Passport.

  • Must be willing and able to travel worldwide as needed (up to 25% of the time) to include areas considered hazardous duty.

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

Preferred Qualifications for Principal Integration Analyst:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience on a 3-star or 4-star Joint or Service Headquarters staff or civilian agency equivalent.

  • Understanding of the Joint Planning Process (JPP).

  • Joint Forces Staff College (JPMEII) or Senior Service school graduate.

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

  • Experience in the compilation and presentation in both written and oral formats of lessons learned and after-action review material.

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

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Integration Analyst:

  • One of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of professional and/or military leadership experience.

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 8 years of professional and/or military leadership experience.

  • Joint Forces Staff College (JPMEII) or Senior Service school graduate.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience on a 3-star or 4-star Joint or Service Headquarters staff or civilian agency equivalent.

  • Thorough understanding of national strategy, policy, and decision-making.

  • Experience in joint and multinational operations and/or exercises.

  • Must possess executive-level analysis, assessment, and writing skills.

  • Must possess an active U.S. DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid U.S. Passport.

  • Must be willing and able to travel worldwide as needed (up to 25% of the time) to include areas considered hazardous duty.

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

Preferred Qualifications for Senior Principal Integration Analyst:

  • Possess an active U.S. DoD TS/SCI clearance.

  • Understanding of the Joint Planning Process (JPP).

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

  • Experience in the compilation and presentation in both written and oral formats of lessons learned and after-action review material.

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

Salary Range: $73,300 - $109,900

Salary Range 2: $90,900 - $136,300

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.

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