Principal Military Trainer / Sr. Principal Military Trainer – Joint Warfighting DevelopmentSuffolk, VA

Requisition ID: R10162184

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Suffolk, Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: SCI

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 4

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 is seeking a Principal Military Trainer / Sr. Principal Military Trainer – Joint Warfighting Development to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our Joint Staff J7 program in Suffolk, Virginia . The J7 supports the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the joint warfighter through joint force development (JFD) in order to advance the operational effectiveness of the current and future joint force. The selected candidate will help our Joint Warfighting Development (JWD) team develop joint operating concepts and doctrine, educate the Joint Force, synchronize alliances’ and partners’ joint force development programs, and integrate exercises, wargames, and experiments in support of doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities and policy (DOTMLPF-P).

Responsibilities:

  • Advises the JWD team on diverse matters such as military command control and communications, electronic warfare, weapon systems, contingency operations, Military Tactics Techniques and Procedures (MTTP), force planning, and training exercises

  • Develops and prioritizes requirements in concert with users

  • Surveys and analyzes user training process and results

  • Continuously refines the details and design of the program in order to identify and recommend alternatives and improvements

  • Utilizes data, experiences, and results from simulations, wargames, experiments, and research to better develop doctrine and tactics for the program

  • Details analysis and creates briefings to program and customer leadership

  • Contributes to shaping policy for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME)

This position may also be filled at the Sr. Principal level per the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Military Trainer:

  • One of the following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of professional leadership experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of professional leadership experience

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 year of professional leadership experience

  • Experience as a commissioned officer, non-commissioned officer, or U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) civilian equivalent

  • Must possess an active U.S. DoD Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI)

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

  • Must be able to travel CONUS and OCONUS as needed (up to 10% of the time)

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

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Military Trainer:

  • One of the following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of professional leadership experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of professional leadership experience

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 8 year of professional leadership experience

  • Experience as a commissioned officer, non-commissioned officer, or U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) civilian equivalent

  • Must possess an active U.S. DoD Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI)

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

  • Must be able to travel CONUS and OCONUS as needed (up to 10% of the time)

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS)

  • Graduate of the Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS)

  • Master’s degree of Military Art and Science

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.

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.