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Northrop Grumman Staff Flight Simulation Trainer - Fighter Pilot in Scott AFB, Illinois

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Fighter SME - Staff Flight Simulation Trainer. The location of this position is at Scott AFB, IL or Orlando, Florida. The qualified candidate will facilitate the daily execution of Mobility Air Force (MAF) Mission Profile (MMP) events and Small Team events for the MAF Distributed Mission Operations (DMO), Distributed Training Center (DTC).

Responsibilities include a thorough knowledge of fighter missions, integration of other platforms in the battlespace and requisite training requirements. The Fighter SME will facilitate the DTC's support of daily MAF DMO training through scheduling, scenario development, mission planning and execution materials, brief, execution and debrief support for MMP and Small Team events. The candidate may attend exercise planning conferences, meetings and site visits to gain a better understanding of unit training requirements.

To accomplish these unit training requirements he/she will develop the executable Computer Generated Forces (CGF) scenarios, mission materials and briefs for the diverse aircrew training audience. They will facilitate the execution of MAF DMO training missions while acting as the white force and assist in regulating the flow of timely injects throughout the training event.

Additional duties may include:

Candidate may provide consulting expertise to military and/or defense clients to develop and evaluate military training and doctrine. Candidate may provide specialized planning and/or execution expertise in specialized phases of military training exercises--including doctrinal development, scenario development, and after action review and analysis.


Basic Qualifications:

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  2. Must possess a Bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of related experience; 13 years with Masters

  3. Must possess a current DoD Secret Clearance.

  4. Must be former Instructor Pilot (IP)/Instructor Weapon Systems Officer (IWSO) with previous Mission Commander qualification.

  5. Must be knowledgeable in the full spectrum of Offensive and Defensive operations and mission sets

Examples: Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD), Air Interdiction (AI), Offensive Counter Air (OCA), Defensive Counter Air (DCA), Personnel Recovery (PR) and Airfield Seizure missions

  1. Must be knowledgeable in AFTTP 3-1, 3-3.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Current Top Secret Clearance.

  2. Mission Commander or Weapons School Graduate.

  3. Experience with Combat Air Forces DMO exercises and simulations.

  4. Flown operationally within the past 5 years.

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.

Job Category : Flight Operations