Skip to main content

Staff Military Trainer – Diplomatic Coordinator – Headquarters Support Team – Scenario Enterprise (AHT)


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a **Staff Military Trainer – Diplomatic Coordinator** to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The MCTP trains Brigade, Division, and Corps Commanders and their staffs during simulation-driven command post Warfighter Exercises (WFX) in support of Large-Scale Combat Operations and across Multi-Domain Operations.

In MCTP exercises, the Unified Action Partner Cell (UAPC) portrays governmental and nongovernmental organizations, and elements of the private sector with which Army training audiences plan, coordinate, synchronize, and integrate during the conduct of operations. MCTP utilizes the UAPC to develop the inclusion of UAPs in exercise Operational Environments (OEs), scenario development, storyline development, and other requirements in garrison and while deployed to events.


+ Support the MCTP UAPC Chief and the MCTP Department of the Army Civilian UAPC Program Coordinator, residing in the MCTP S35.

+ The UAPC, together with other elements of MCTP, create and maintain a high-fidelity operating environment and a condition-setting training environment with capabilities and resources needed to replicate most complexities of the OE. The training environment will encompass various and simultaneous operational variable (PMESII-PT) interactions that produce complexities (two or more variables that interact) (Ref. AR 350-2, p.1, 2).

+ Support the development of scenario OEs, storylines, stimulus, and other requirements to create “realistic signatures and effects to stimulate Joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational (JIIM) enablers; and produce ‘ill-structured problems’ for leader development” (Ref. AR 350-2, p. 2) that provide sufficient training value on Unified Action Partners, Civil-Military Operations, and other related event and exercise requirements as directed.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 15 years of professional experience, or Master’s degree with a minimum of 13 years of professional experience.

+ Experience at the Foreign Service Officer – 2 (FS-2) level or higher.

+ Relevant middle or senior level civilian agency experience working within a contingency, stability operations or warfighting environment within the last 15 years.

+ Recent (within the last 8 years) experience serving in the capacity listed or a related Agency, Department, Administration or Bureau.

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

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

+ Must have a current security clearance background investigation, at a minimum an active Secret clearance

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

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Advanced degree, from an accredited institution, in a subject related to the principal role they fulfill.

+ Previous experience as a Pol-Mil Officer or as a Foreign Policy Advisor (POLAD)

+ Experience at the Foreign Service Officer – 1 (FS-1) level or higher.

+ Relevant middle or senior level civilian agency experience working within a contingency, stability operations or warfighting environment within the last 5 years.

+ Recent (within the last 5 years) experience serving in the capacity listed or a related Agency, Department, Administration or Bureau.

+ Reach back capability within Department of State networks.

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

+ Familiar with current Army/Joint doctrine

+ Previous experience in computer assisted simulation training

Salary Range: $104,200.00 - $156,400.00

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.