US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a motivated Data Management Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas . The Data Management Analyst supports Army Warfighter Exercises (WFXs) through technical engineering and as a training facilitator for Army training audience end user teams. Each supported customer communicates, documents, plans, and executes the means to fulfill data requirements and maximize data utility. Whether generating the scenario for the next WFX, planning data mining tasks in support of Observer-Controller/Trainers (OC/Ts), or supporting training audience, the Data Management Analyst provides the product so operators can configure their data systems to receive data from the simulation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works closely with end users of the data to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness
Leads or participates in facilitation sessions to gather requirements and builds logical models and compositions for data entry, archive, and retrieval
Collaborates with Technical Support Team engineers to refine and verify the overall data architecture
Reviews and reports project metrics to the customer to benchmark the effectiveness of the specific data management process being followed
Partners closely with Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) database administrators, developers, and local technical services engineers to ensure that modeling is accurately supported in simulation systems
Participates in planning teams and post-WFX technical After-Action Reviews to develop best practices, ensure data standards are upheld, and resolve naming, modeling composition, and other issues
Works across multiple data projects simultaneously to ensure consistency of support to MCTP and the contract
Promotes the sharing and reuse of valid data across exercises
Designs, models, documents, and guides the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for metrics and analytics
Works closely with customers through planning conferences, progress reviews, and one-on-one meetings to identify exercise scenario requirements
Maps out the conceptual design for the exercise scenario and data entry and refines the logical design to ensure translation into a specific data model
Communicates with Technical and Operations staff regularly to ensure data integrity and security
Meets regularly with military, civilian, and contractor customers to ensure updated data requirements are met for each event and that digital data collection is integrated into the MCTP After-Action Review (AAR) structure
Collects data from multiple sources before and during MCTP exercises
Builds digital structures that facilitate sharing of desired information in a collaborative environment
Provides sustainment training to customers on current Mission Command systems
Provides assistance and instruction to MCTP Operations Group (OG) military Observer- Controller/Trainers (OC/Ts) and contractor analysts so they can quickly access archived data
Identifies means to improve the collection and dissemination of information
Studies Army organizations
Maintains current knowledge of Joint and Army doctrine as it relates to Mission Command
Sets up and maintains proper resources to display a Common Operational Picture (COP) for customers
Assists customers with data retrieval, and coordinates testing to verify the accuracy of data
Analyzes customer problems and investigates data available for analysis.
Meet all administrative due outs assigned by manager and contractual requirements
Responsible for Parametric data base
One of the following:
High School diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of professional and/or military leadership experience
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional and/or military leadership experience
Master’s degree with a minimum of 1 year of professional and/or military leadership experience
MS Office Suite (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, One Note) operational proficiency
Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance prior to starting
Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas
Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)
Bachelor’s or Graduate Degree with 5 years of relevant experience
Knowledge of and firsthand experience with Army organizations and or Army constructive models and simulations with Brigade or higher staff experience
Experience working with military simulations (WARSIM, ONESAF, JLCCTC, LVC, LVC-IA, VBS, JCATS)
Salary Range: $64,600.00 - $97,000.00
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.
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