Sr Principal Flight Simulation Trainer (Top Secret)

  • Full Time
  • USA
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Must have an active Top Secret USA DoD security clearance.

Company Details

Northrop Grumman is a global aerospace, defense and security company. It is a leader in a wide range of capabilities around the world, delivering products and services to customers in 25 nations. With a well-established international presence, we maintain a network of offices and local business operations serving Europe, the Asia Pacific region and the Middle East to help meet the needs of our customers.

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.
Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman.
Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.
Job Description:
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Flight Simulation Trainer 4 based out of Palmdale, CA. Alternate locations at may be available at the time of hiring. 
Travel Requried: 25% of the time.
As a Subject Matter Expert (SME), the successful candidate:
  • Develops technical manual and training curriculum to be employed during procedures, simulation, and/or flight training.
  • Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to aviation related audiences.
  • Evaluates curriculum materials based on trainee feedback and instructor input. Reviews simulator design and training effectiveness to provide maximum proficiency.
  • Reviews mission planning processes and software for incorporation into training materials. Coordinates meetings and working groups with engineering support and SMEs to develop new, and expand already designed training curriculum. Conducts quality review of materials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years related experience with Bachelors; 8 years with Masters. 14 years related experience may be used in lieu of education.
  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of Aviation and Aerospace technical data.
  • Must be experienced with technical writing, training development, and conducting briefings and/or presentations.
  • Ability to gain proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Captivate, Evolution Learning Content Management System (LCMS) and Learning Management System (LMS) or similar training development software, and an ability to learn and become proficient with related software used for training development, project tracking, and presentations.
  • Ability to research engineering data, technical manuals, and utilize subject matter experts, team members, and established processes to complete complex training materials, schedules, and related projects under very general supervision.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days- a-week, and 365 days a year.
  • Must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements.
  • Must have an active Top Secret DoD security clearance.
  • The ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flight experience and familiarity with commercial software such as PFPS, JMPS, and/or FalconView is highly desired.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance or performing quality reviews of technical publications or training documents, preferred.

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 statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

Tagged as: technical writing, training, flight operations, learning management system, technical training, LMCS, LMS, training development

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