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Principal Military Trainer - Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Work Area Commander (WAC)


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a **Principal Military Trainer – Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Work Area Commander (WAC)** to join our growing team of diverse professionals at **Fort Leavenworth in Kansas** . A Work Area Commander (WAC) is assigned as part of a team for Warfighter Exercise rotations to support Mission Command Training (MCT) Seminars, Warfighter (WFX)/Mission Rehearsal Exercises (MRX), and After Action Review (AAR) process. As a WAC, you will assist the World Class Opposing Forces (WCOPFOR) and OPFOR Support Division with preparation of Opposing Force orders, Simulation Control Plans, and other contract deliverables in support of Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) Warfighter Exercises and Mission Rehearsal Exercises and Seminars as needed. You will participate as necessary in the Joint Exercise Life-Cycle (JELC) planning events, working side-by-side, with other members of the Exercise and Simulation Support Directorates and the S35 Future Operations to plan and execute an MCTP Exercise rotations.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Prepares computer simulation with exercise scenario plan command and control graphics

+ Prepares computer simulation by placing assigned units into doctrinal formations, ensuring placement is situated to the terrain and is a tactically correct representation based on combat orders and the scenario

+ Ensures simulation fidelity is maintained throughout the exercise period

+ Inputs computer orders and generates reports as directed

+ Synchronizes Corps and Division echelon level Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance assets

+ Understands and practices OPFOR hybrid threat intelligence models

+ Coordinates Intelligence Operations between command post players and simulation

+ Manages OPFOR intelligence efforts for OPFOR Support Division and Headquarters Support Team (HST).

+ May deploy to various countries, as required, in support of U.S. military operations.

**Basic 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

+ Familiarity with current Army ISR doctrine

+ Familiarity with current Army/Joint doctrine

+ Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

+ Highly proficient with MS Office suite of software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access)

+ Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth, in Kansas

+ Must be able to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course, or Military Education Level 4 (MEL 4) equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE)

+ Graduate degree

+ A minimum of 2 years of experience in design, planning, configuration, and conduct of large-scale computer simulation exercises

+ Previous experience in computer-assisted simulation training

+ Experience in Warfighter’s Simulation (WARSIM)

+ Brigade or higher staff officer experience

+ Prior experience as an Observer Controller/Trainer (OC/T)

Salary Range: $67,800.00 - $101,600.00

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 .

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 most positions.

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