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Northrop Grumman Principal Data Mgmt Analyst in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% 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 is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Principal Data Management Analyst. The location of this position is at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas . The Principal Data Management Analyst supports Army Warfighter Exercise (WFX) through technical engineering and as a training facilitator for Army training audience end user teams. Each supported customer communicates, documents, plans, and executes the means to fulfill data requirements and maximize data utility. Whether generating the scenario for the next WFX, planning data mining tasks in support of Observer-Controller/Trainers (OC/Ts), or supporting training audience, the Principal Data Management Analyst provides the product so operators can configure their data systems to receive data from the simulation. The Principal Data Management Analysts works closely with end users of the data to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness. Principal Data Management Analysts lead or participate in facilitation sessions to gather requirements and builds logical models and compositions for data entry, archive, and retrieval. The Principal Data Management Analysts work alongside Technical Support Team engineers to refine and verify the overall data architecture. The Principal Data Management Analysts frequently reviews and reports project metrics to the customer to benchmark the effectiveness of the specific data management process being followed. Principal Data Management Analysts work closely with Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) database administrators, developers, and local technical services engineers to ensure that modeling is accurately supported in simulation systems. They participate in planning teams and post-WFX technical After Action Reviews to develop best practices, ensure data standards are upheld, and resolve naming, modeling composition, and other issues. Expected to work across multiple data projects simultaneously to ensure consistency of support to MCTP and the contract. The Principal Data Management Analyst promotes the sharing and reuse of valid data across exercises. Principal Data Management Analysts designs, models, documents, and guides the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for metrics and analytics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with customers through planning conferences, progress reviews, and one-on-one meetings to identify exercise scenario requirements

  • Maps out the conceptual design for the exercise scenario and data entry and refines the logical design to ensure translation into a specific data model

  • Communicates with Technical and Operations staff regularly to ensure data integrity and security

  • Meets regularly with military, civilian, and contractor customers to ensure updated data requirements are met for each event and that digital data collection is integrated into the MCTP After-Action Review (AAR) structure

  • Collects data from multiple sources before and during MCTP exercises

  • Builds digital structures that facilitate sharing of desired information in a collaborative environment

  • Provides sustainment training to customers on current Mission Command systems

  • Provides assistance and instruction to MCTP Operations Group (OG) military Observer- Controller/Trainers (OC/Ts) and contractor analysts so they can quickly access archived data

  • Identifies means to improve the collection and dissemination of information

  • Studies Army organizations

  • Maintains current knowledge of Joint and Army doctrine as it relates to Mission Command

  • Sets up and maintains proper resources to display a Common Operational Picture (COP) for customers

  • Assists customers with data retrieval, and coordinates testing to verify the accuracy of data

  • Analyzes customer problems and investigates data available for analysis.

  • Meet all administrative due-outs assigned by manager and contractual requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years relevant experience or additional experience may be used in lieu of degree

  • MS Office Suite (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, One Note) operational proficiency

  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret security clearance

  • Graduate Degree

  • Current CompTIA Security+, or Network+ certification

  • Knowledge of and firsthand experience with Army organizations and or Army constructive models and simulations with Brigade or higher staff experience

  • MS Office Suite (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, One Note) operational proficiency

Salary Range: $79,400.00 - $119,200.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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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