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Capture Program Manager -Manager 3

Requisition ID: R10070915

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Job Summary

This capture program manager will lead the overall program management plan; this effort will include managing schedule, risks, supplier partnerships, technical development, and alignment with priorities. The Lead will perform front-end System Engineering oversight and coordinate resources across capture efforts, balancing staffing demands with a broad scope of influence, including space vehicle/ ground architecting, larger enterprise considerations, and future system planning. Candidate must be comfortable with briefing at the executive level and establishing NDAs, working with GSC, teaming, and sourcing.

This role is a full time position functionally reporting through the Mission Engineering & Operations Center.

Role and Responsibilities

Primary job responsibilities include:

-Lead team of 10-20 engineers of many disciplines in a rapid and dynamic environment

-Lead program management planning

-Manage cost and schedule

-Strong collaboration across the portfolio teams and capture community

-Strong Systems Engineering leadership and ability to build collaborative culture

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video:  http://www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo

Basic Qualifications:  

- Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline with 7+ years of experience in engineering OR a Master's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline with 5+ years of experience in engineering OR a PhD in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline with 3+ years of experience in engineering

- Active DoD Top Secret clearance with background investigation in-scope and the ability to obtain and maintain an SCI clearance

- Prior management experience leading a team and supporting multiple programs

- Broad understanding of system engineering processes and products with a proven ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to these discipline areas

Preferred Qualifications

 - Advanced Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Experience interfacing with senior management, peers, and employees

- Aptitude to develop and execute to a strategy

- Self-directed technical leader with strong verbal and written communication skills

- Demonstrated experience in Systems Engineering on Space Programs

- Knowledge of the technical disciplines managed under the SA or SVD&I Departments

- SCI access/DoD Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Salary Range: $171,000 USD - $256,400 USD

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Salary Range: $171,000 USD - $256,400 USD

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.