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Northrop Grumman Grand Forks Principal Mission Planner in Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

Technical Support


Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Grand Forks Principal Mission Planner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting highly responsive remotely piloted aircraft mission planning support services as a part of a dedicated operational support team that enables the execution of dynamic intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) mission requirements across all Combatant Command's (COCOM) theaters of operations.

  • Developing and maintaining remotely piloted aircraft mission planning support services that enables the execution of Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) mission requirements. Develop, coordinate, and maintain tailored mission planning packages.

  • Developing and maintaining a collaborative relationship with the squadron COCOM Flight Commanders, Assistant Directors of Operations, and Directors of Operations at all the operating locations worldwide to ensure that continuous support is provided through the route development, mission planning, execution, and data analysis phases of each mission.

  • This position operates in a highly dynamic 24/7 mission environment, so anticipate rapidly changing work schedules and mission priorities.

  • Maintaining flexible work hours to accommodate all mission scenarios, short-notice changes and taskings, and to provide uninterrupted operational support.

  • Maintaining attention to detail.

  • Possessing the ability to organize and prioritize myriad, sometimes mundane, tasks under a stressful and deadline driven environment.

Job Category : Technical Support