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Principal/Sr. Principal Technical Trainer

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 6/1/2019
Job Reference #: 19014400
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Job Description

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to learn, grow, and be a part of a first class organization working on complex, leading edge enterprise network security. Position is responsible for providing engineering services in support of an enterprise-wide environment in one of the Federal Government's largest civilian agency. Emphasis of the position will be on developing IT security policies, procedures, standards, and guidance as required by the Federal government and Federal customers.

 

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information technology support services contract for the SSA.

   

Description of Work:

  • Implementing training courses for technical and procedural based topics.
  • Development and delivery of standard, complex, and customized training based on field needs and the delivery of new product and technology training in support of field readiness.

  • Create, test, and review new and existing courseware including development of Computer-Based Training (CBT).

  • Analyze the effectiveness of a course, tailor the course to improve the effectiveness, and develop processes and standards to manage and maintain learning curriculum, as needed.

  • Design surveys and other evaluative instruments to determine the utility of the developed products.

  • Observe end users at the operational facility to gain knowledge of current practices and needs for the purpose of including in forthcoming training sessions.

  • Work hand in hand with test engineers and developers to understand user impacts of software changes and translate into training material.

  • Design, create, and deliver Instructor Led Training (ILT) to groups larger than 30 people, as well as webinar styled training as needed.

  • Able to work independently with little management oversight.

  • Develop solutions for complex training materials.

  • Responsible for and accountable to own areas of training materials, presentations, and surveys.

  • Other tasks as assigned to include Technical Writing, reporting, metrics, etc. 


Qualifications

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a Level 4.

 
Basic Qualifications for Level 3:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

• Bachelor's Degree with 7 years of experience or a Master's Degree and 4 years of experience, or 11 years of work experience in lieu of degree.
• Minimum of 4 years of training related experience.
• Minimum of 2 years of training related experience Instructor Led Training (ILT) in a classroom setting.
• Minimum of 1 year experience learning technical concepts and conveying them to audiences with varying technical backgrounds.
• Minimum of 1 year experience including creating training plans & curriculums.
• High proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
• Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
• Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.


• Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of experience or a Master's Degree and 8 years of experience, or 14 years of work experience in lieu of degree.
• Minimum of 8 years of training related experience.
• Minimum of 4 years of training related experience Instructor Led Training (ILT) in a classroom setting.
• Minimum of 1 year experience learning technical concepts and conveying them to audiences with varying technical backgrounds.
• Minimum of 1 year experience including creating training plans & curriculums.
• High proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
• Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
• Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Some familiarity with modern technical software tools and methodologies to include:
    • Agile, DevOps
    • Software Product Lines
    • Change management
    • Product Management
    • DevOps
  • Experience creating Computer-Based Training.
  • Experience working with customer SMEs and third party vendors to create training curriculums.
  • Experience with Adobe Captivate for generating Computer-Based Training offerings.
     

 

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.