Northrop Grumman Military Trainer 2 / Maritime Forces Planner - Instructor Controller in Suffolk, Virginia
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Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as Military Trainer 2 / Maritime Forces Planner - Instructor Controller. The location for this position is at Suffolk, VA . As a key member of the Joint Staff Support Team (JST) you will conduct research and analyze friendly and adversarial naval capabilities. You will also serve as the functional expert for the conceptualization, development and credible replication of friendly and opposing force (OPFOR) naval units, platforms, systems, weapons, munitions and tactics in computer-assisted joint and combined military exercises and mission rehearsals. This planner produces OPFOR Campaign Plans and Campaign Overview Briefs in support of joint training events.
The Forces Planner / Instructor Controller also operates models and simulations (M&S) to replicate friendly and OPFOR forces during military training exercises and systems tests. A qualified candidate must understand the use of tactics, techniques, and procedures and how to control naval forces in M&S. Current simulations include the Air Warfare Simulation (AWSIM), Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation (JCATS), Joint Semi Automated Forces (JSAF), Joint Theater Level Simulation (JTLS), and JCATS Low Overhead Driver (JLOD). The planner develops M&S Systems Plans, trains M&S operators, and provides initial and refresher training on current M&S systems used for Joint Staff exercises.
BA/BS a minimum of 3 years of experience; Masters and a minimum 1 years or relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree
Five years' experience as a commissioned officer, non-commissioned officer, or DoD civilian equivalent
Must be able to obtain an active DoD Secret Clearance and TS/SCI clearance
Ability to obtain a valid U.S. Passport
Ability to travel both CONUS and OCONUS in support of the task order (travel 25%)
Three or more years' experience in the joint or service planning process
Working knowledge of JTIMS JMSEL and Legacy JMSEL
Joint Staff J7 Exercise/Event Experience
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Job Category : Technical Support