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Northrop Grumman Principal Military Trainer – Sustainment Analyst (AHT) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


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 is seeking a Principal Military Trainer – Sustainment Analyst for the U.S. Army's Mission Command Training Program (MCTP), Operations Group Juliet (OPSGRP-J), as we support collective training requirements of Army Special Operations units. The selected candidate will join our growing team of diverse professionals at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas .


  • Provides direct support to the OPSGRP-J Sustainment Warfighting Function Chief

  • Develops and produces graphic products for After Action Reviews, Mission Command Training (MCT) Workshops, In-Progress Reviews (IPRs), and briefings

  • Analyzes exercise observations as they apply to the tactical and operational level of war

  • Researches and analyzes operations during exercises to ensure conformity with U.S. Joint and Army doctrine, policies, and procedures

  • Maintains proficiency in Special Operations Force - Conventional Force Interdependence, Integration and Interoperability (SOF-CFI3). Support the MCTP After Action Review (AAR) analysis and production

  • Serves as a Planning Team Lead responsible for planning, preparation, documentation, and execution of contractor supported MCTP exercises and OPSGRP-J activities

  • Assists Senior Analyst in completing associated deliverable documents

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

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

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

  • MEL4-CGSC Equivalent

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Familiarity with Sustainment and Army/Joint Special Operations Forces doctrine

  • Experience in simulation training and simulation programs used for Army training, and scenario development experience

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite or software

  • Hands on experience in the assembly and presentation of Army AARs

  • The ability to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience at Battalion or Brigade S-3

  • U.S. Military SOF background

  • Graduate degree

  • Brigade or higher staff officer experience

Salary Range: $65,800.00 - $98,800.00

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 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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