Staff Military Trainer - Intelligence Coordinator - Headquarters Support Team - Scenario Enterprise Fort Leavenworth, KS

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Staff Military Trainer - Intelligence 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 GS-13 (or rank equivalent) level or higher.

  • Experience with leadership, strategic planning, interagency collaboration, or technical knowledge.

  • Relevant middle or senior level civilian agency experience working within a complex emergency, contingency, stability operations or warfighting environment within the last 10 years.

  • Operations certified targeter, collection management officer or staff operations officer with at least 12 years of professional experience, to include a minimum of two PCS foreign field assignments, at least one not in a conflict zone.

  • Experience dealing with foreign partners.

  • Recent (within the last 8 years) experience serving in the capacity listed or a related civilian Agency, Department, Administration or Bureau (CIA, DIA, NSA, etc).

  • 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 in a joint service assignment.

  • Experience at the GS-14 (or rank equivalent) level or higher.

  • Relevant middle or senior level civilian agency experience working within a complex emergency, 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 the civilian Intelligence Community.

  • 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 - $156,400

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.

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