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Manager, Information Technology 2

Requisition ID: R10084464

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman’s Space IT organization is seeking a Manager, Digital Manufacturing Systems that will work with a dynamic team managing IT services in support of the Space and Defense Systems sectors' MES Applications and manufacturing digital transformation.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Costpoint MES and Solumina application support and service delivery for the Manufacturing, Design, Validation, and Product Data Management domains. The statement of work (SOW) focuses on applications and systems for internal use, including the design, architecture, deployment, and support of digital manufacturing systems and the integration to other systems and applications.

The Manager of Information Technology will establish and maintain effective internal and external customer relationships to foster an in-depth understanding of business requirements and will lead and develop transformational strategies/concepts, implement change to create and drive programs responsive to business requirements.  This role will also standardize delivery of engineering tools and common support procedures/models, drive economies of scale and efficiencies in terms of cost optimization and improve engineering productivity (reduce licensing and training costs, faster onboarding to other programs).

This position requires collaboration and team building across multiple domains and a demonstrated ability to independently prioritize, plan, and execute work tasks in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment while maintaining high quality results. The candidate will serve as the primary liaison between the Space Systems IT Program Management Office (SP PMO) and business partner organizations and will provide leadership to the technical teams supporting manufacturing tools and MES Systems.

The IT Manager documents and delivers performance evaluations and accomplishes merit increase planning. The successful candidate will provide their staff with professional development recommendations, mentoring, and discipline as necessary.

Hybrid/remote options are a consideration if they are in the vicinity of a major Northrop Grumman - NGIS work sites.   

Responsibilities include:

• Manage and develop a team of IT professionals at varying levels in their careers to successfully exceed the expectations of the clients and to grow their careers within Northrop Grumman.

• Prepare and execute the staffing plan to align with the user support requirements and ensure that the 'day to day' support to the end user is delivered efficiently and effectively by the Enterprise Services functional homeroom.

• Effectively interact with other members of the IT Solutions leadership team to optimize IT strategies in support of business partner goals and objectives

• Provide leadership over product, process, application, and technology supporting the business partners to include strategy development, budget and cost management, proposal development, product and service acquisition and delivery, and communication activities thereby ensuring timely and cost-effective delivery and customer satisfaction

• Coordinate with project teams and resource managers to ensure that requirements are managed, changes are documented, and systems are developed, integrated, tested and deployed, as defined within the business partner’s requirements

• Resolves competing demands related to project scope, schedule, cost, customer satisfaction, and quality and ensures compliance with organizational processes and procedures

• Apprises Northrop Grumman management of status, customer satisfaction, and risks that might affect program performance, and managing the human resources to ensure team success

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of progressive IT experience is required OR a master's degree and 5 years of experience will also be accepted.

  • 3+ years of proven technical leadership or project management experience in a team environment.

  • Must have experience managing, supervising, or leading cross functional teams and/or individuals.

  • The qualified candidate must be customer-focused with proven leadership skills and excellent communication skills.

  • Experience with supporting applications and users within a large enterprise.

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Security clearance

  • Must have experience with manufacturing tools management and MES system delivery and support

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's in a STEM related discipline, with 10 years of IT Management experience, to include 4 years supporting Engineering organizations.

  • Experience in all aspects of project management (leading projects, managing budgets, and administrating schedules)

  • Candidate must be entrepreneurial, self-starter and have the ability to challenge the status quo.

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance is preferred.


Salary Range: $116,200 USD - $174,400 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.