Northrop Grumman Senior Analyst / Trainer - Secret or TS/SCI Clearance - Military Trainer 3 in Suffolk, Virginia
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Are you ready to join the Northrop Grumman Team? If so we have an immediate opening for a Joint Cross-functional Analyst Trainer in support of the Joint Staff J7, Deployable Training Division (DTD) in Suffolk, Virginia.
This position requires a Secret clearance to start, ultimately a Top Secret/SCI clearance and extensive travel as a member of Deployable Training Teams (DTTs). We are seeking Analyst/Trainers with primary focus on operational planning and assessment, lethal and non-lethal fires and effects and information operations, and command and control.
Duties and responsibilities include:
R esponsible for providing subject matter expertise and strategic and operational-level joint training in two or more of the following joint functional areas: Command and Control, Operations, Assessment, Information Sharing (e.g., Knowledge Management), Operational Law and Authorities, Inter-organizational Coordination, Fires and Effects (Targeting/Cyberspace/Information Operations/Public Affairs), Intelligence, and Sustainment (e.g., Logistics, Personnel, Engineering, and Medical). Subject matter expertise incorporates joint training, guidance, and mentorship in designated functions in support of national security strategy, theater strategy, and campaigning; joint planning processes and systems; and joint, interagency, and multinational capabilities and the integration of those capabilities.
Specific roles and responsibilities:
In-depth research, analysis, and training to support the Joint Force commander's readiness and exercise programs.
Over-the-shoulder training during joint force exercises, training events, and staff assist visits to Joint Force commanders and their staffs.
Assist flag/general officer commanders and principal staff members in understanding and synchronizing operations in international, whole-of-government operating environments.
In-depth research and analysis in preparation for exercises, provide functional after-action reviews, and support the DTT Team Chief in preparing the Commander's Facilitated After-action Review and Commander's Summary Report.
Develop and deliver facilitated seminars for the Senior Leader Education (i.e., Pinnacle, Capstone, and Keystone) Joint Operations Modules. Facilitating flag and general officer seminars at Capstone (one- and two-star level) and PINNACLE (three- and four-star level) requires doctorate-level research and speaking abilities.
Conceptualize, develop, and assess the operational aspects of joint doctrine; joint tactics, techniques, and procedures; and related publications. Provide inputs to the development and publication of joint doctrine, including reviews of all joint doctrine updates. Develop and update functional-area focus papers and other articles for professional publications.
Provide mentorship and support to active duty and government civilian Observer Trainers across all functional areas within the DTD, including preparation for academics, exercises, and staff assist visits; analytic support during academics, exercises, and staff assist visits (SAVs); and preparing functional after-action reviews, Commander's Facilitated After-action Reviews, and Commander's Summary Reports.
Provide functional area experience, continuity, and expertise in training and developing Analyst Trainers and active-duty and government-civilian Observer Trainers. Train and mentor new Observer Trainers and Analyst Trainers.
1. A Bachelor of Science or Arts. (An additional 4 years' of direct relevant experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.)
2. A minimum of8 years' of experience at the strategic (national) and/or operational (regional) level in one or more joint matters functional areas: operational planning and assessment, command and control, current operations, information sharing, intelligence, sustainment, cyberspace operations, interagency/inter-organizational coordination, operational law and authorities, lethal and non-lethal fires and effects and information operations, integrated air and missile defense, and knowledge management.
3. Experience with joint deliberate and crisis planning, the Commander's decision-making process, and mission command, or equivalent experience in planning and decision making at the national or regional level in a non-DoD agency.
4. Ability to write at a publishable level, demonstrated oral communication skills, and experience in problem analysis and resolution in order to present the desired training.
5.Be willing to travel to support world-wide (to include areas considered hazardous duty) training events.
6. Joint Forces Staff College, Service, or non-DoD agency equivalent
7.Experience as an Observer Trainer or Analyst Trainer in the DTD can be counted toward years of experience and other basic qualifications.
8.An active Secret security clearance, upgradeable to Top Secret, and SCI eligible.
1. Master'sor higher degree
2. Experience in planning and/or executing military operations.
3. Combatant Command, Joint Task Force, Functional or Service Component, Division, Afloat Staff or Wing, and command or staff knowledge and experience.
4. In depth knowledge and experience with Joint Force command-and-control procedures and battle staff processes at the strategic and operational levels of warfare, to include knowledge management processes, operations center activities, commander's decision cycle, mission command concept, and inter-organizational dynamics.
5. Experience in collecting and presenting written and oral lessons learned.
6. Experience in preparing and delivering seminars for general/flag officers or civilian equivalents.
7. Ability to research and write at a doctoral level.
8. Experience with joint operational planning efforts at the operational and strategic levels.
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