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Principal Military Trainer - Ballistic Missile Defense SME

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10044967

Category: Technical SupportLocation: Suffolk, Virginia, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimePositions 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.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Principal Military Trainer - Ballistic Missile Defense SME to join our growing team of diverse professionals in Suffolk, Virginia. The selected candidate will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and Integrated Missile Defense (IMD). And will support organization objectives independently and as part of a team to identify training requirements, author inputs to exercise control documents and operation orders, participate in Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) activities, and serve as a member of the white cell.Responsibilities:
  • Leverages knowledge of capabilities, limitations, and associated BMD architectures of the Ground Based Missile Defense Patriot Weapon System, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), and the Aegis Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD)
  • Serves as expert in the areas of Missile Defense watch floor procedures, Missile Defense sensors, and the four pillars of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD)
  • Knowledgeable of operations in an Air Operations Center (AOC), a Control and Reporting Center (CRC), a Maritime Operations Center (MOC), and a Joint Air Operations Center (JAOC)
  • Plans and designs BMD/IMD scenarios and Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects for exercises and for providing input to the Theater Missile Operations (TMO) Board and working groups such as the Theater Air and Missile Defense Working Group (AMDWG), the Air Working Group, and the Land Working Group
  • Replicates roles of a Theater Army Air and Missile Defense Coordinator (TAAMDCOORD), an Air Defense Artillery Fire Control Officer (ADAFCO), a Deputy Area Air Defense Commander (DAADC), a Regional Air Defense Commander (RADC)/Sector Air Defense Commanders (SADC), and other Missile Defense specific positions during exercisesBasic Qualifications:
    • One of the following:
      • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of professional and/or military leadership experience
      • 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
      • Must be knowledgeable about Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and Integrated Missile Defense (IMD) and the role they play in Joint Operations
      • Be familiar with the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC), Universal Joint Task List (UJTL) and Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) processes
      • Ability to travel to both CONUS and OCONUS locations in support of the task order (travel requirements 25%)
      • Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
      • Current U.S. Passport or ability to obtain a Passport
      • Must be able to work on-site in Suffolk, VirginiaPreferred Qualifications:
        • Graduate of the Joint Forces Staff College or Service/agency equivalent
        • Combatant Command or JS J7 Staff experience
        • Service and joint doctrine experience to include combat, combat support, and combat service support operations.
        • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
        • Experience working with and around senior military and government personnel
        • Active Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance
        • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products

          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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