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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Military Trainer – Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) 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 is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Senior Principal Military Trainer. The location of this position is at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The Senior Principal Military Trainer and Assistant Senior Control for OG-B will serves as the OG-B Assistant Senior Controller and Warfighting function (WFF) Maneuver subject matter expert. Leads and assists multifunctional area cell leads for a team of contractors supporting the Army’s Mission Command Training Program (MCTP). Trains military personnel on the Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) and WFF specific simulation processes and procedures. Enforces realism of exercise through role playing and conflict adjudication and resolution. Supervise the work cell mission of translating training audience operations and plans in to simulation inputs/tasking and scripting requirements. Train and support work cell augmentees in reporting, role playing elements subordinate to the training audience. Ensure that the work cells WFF units/assets are simulated IAW current doctrine and unit SOP. Supports the After Action Review (AAR) process by communicating significant events using the Workstation Reporting System (WRS). Is certified and doctrinally current in more than one WFF and is capable of working as a cell lead in several WFF cell types to include Senior Control. Assists in exercise design and scenario development. Assists Senior Controller in pr e-exercise planning by conducting Site Surveys and participating in planning conferences. Assists in Developing exercise plans, coordinating internal and external resources, monitoring planning progress and timelines, and preparing contract deliverables items. Assists as required in the development and writing of HICOM orders for Corps and Division exercises. Develops the simulation training POI for his/her WFF. Assists the Senior Controller and is a WFF SME for the development of the simulation Rules and Workarounds book. Serves as the assistant certifier for certification training for all WFF. Assists as needed in maintaining the WARSIM WFF database. As required, is the Assistant POC for various administrative additional duty positions. Maintains proficiency in the various simulations and models supporting Army training exercises. Maintains awareness and understanding of current and emerging Army and Joint doctrine for Army Brigades, Divisions, and Corps.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of military experience or Master’s Degree with 8 years’ experience

  • US Army Command and General Staff Officer Course, or MEL 4 equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE)

  • US military service as a Field grade officer (SGM, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel)

  • Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) Certified with at least 3 years’ experience

  • Familiar with Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC)

  • Familiar with current Army and Joint doctrine

  • Proficient with MS Office suite of software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access) - Must currently possess an active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ of WARSIM experience and Senior Control Certified

  • Brigade or higher staff officer experience

  • Subject Matter Expert using the Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability ( JLCCTC)

  • Former Division or Corps Planner

  • Former Observer Coach/Trainer Experience at any Combat Training Center

  • Graduate degree with 8 years’ experience

  • Experience in design and planning Army exercises

  • Familiar with current OPFOR Hybrid Threat Doctrine

Salary Range: $81,396.00 - $122,094.00

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 January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. 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.