Mission Command Training Team (MCTT) Manager 2Fort Carson, CO

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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Mission Command Training Team (MCTT) Manager 2 to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our III Corps Mission Command Training program at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado (FCCO). The selected candidate will provide consulting expertise to military or defense clients as the FCCO Mission Training Complex (MTC). The MCTT Lead will serve as the Collective Training Team Leader and Mission Command Mentor-Trainer.

Responsibilities :

  • Coaches, mentors, and trains Army Battalion, Brigade, and Division staffs in the art and science of Mission Command

  • Plans, coordinates, prepares, and conducts battle staff exercises (STAFFEX), Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) workshops, command post exercises (CPXs), staff / Tactical Command Post proficiency training, and other supporting events at the battalion, brigade, and division level

  • Develops home station training support packages and supporting scenarios that are relevant to the operating environment of the training unit, which will focus on the art and science of mission command

  • Provides over-the-shoulder and observer controller/trainer support to the training unit, battalion through division level, throughout the exercise life cycle (ELC) from the initial planning conference through the final After-Action Review (AAR)

  • As required, serves as High Command (HICOM) and/or Exercise Control (EXCON) Officer in Charge (OIC) employing relevant scripted and dynamic master scenario event list injects in a fluid tactical environment and in accordance with unit training objectives

  • Is fully conversant in the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) and how to use the MDMP to develop appropriate operations orders/fragmentary orders

  • Coaches the unit Executive Officer (XO) / Chief of Staff in how to direct and synchronize the staff during planning and execution; conversant in the Rapid Decision-Making and Synchronization Process (RDSP)

  • Familiar with site-wide operations and can act as the deputy site lead when the site lead is not present or available

Basic Qualifications :

  • One of the following:

  • Bachelor' degree with a minimum of 10 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 8 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

  • Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret (TS) clearance.

  • Military Education Level 4 (MEL 4) / Intermediate level Education (ILE) or service equivalent

  • Former battalion (or higher) level Operations Officer (S3) or XO; alternately, a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Division-level Current Operations, Future Operations, or Future Plans officer

  • Working knowledge of Army Mission Command information Systems (MCIS) such as the Command Post Computing Environment (CPCE), Command Post of the Future (CPoF), and the Joint Battle Command-Platform (JBC-P) / Joint Capabilities Release (JCR)

  • Familiarity with the tenets of Multi-Domain Operations

  • Ability to correspond and effectively communicate with senior military leaders

  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Former Armor, Infantry, Field Artillery, Engineer, or Aviation Battalion Commander; alternately, former Brigade Commander (of any type)

  • MEL 1 (Senior Service College Graduate)

  • Former instructor at the Maneuver or the Mission Command Center of Excellence

  • Former Combat Training Center (CTC) Observer/Controller-Trainer

  • Working knowledge of MSEL development and providing an uncooperative, challenging OPFOR during command post exercises

  • Working knowledge of and experience with Army simulation systems (i.e., Intelligence Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer; Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability; War Simulation; Live, Virtual, Constructive-Integrating Architecture)

Salary Range: $91,800 - $137,800

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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