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Program Manager 3

Requisition ID: R10081971

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Boulder, CO, 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, 10% 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 Mission Systems supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) by providing Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) data into the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The BMDS OPIR Architecture (BOA) and Enterprise Sensors Laboratory (ESL) serve as the focal points for OPIR design, development, experimentation, systems engineering, and operational systems in support of the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) enterprise and BMDS missions.

The Deputy Program Manager will be responsible for supporting the Program Manager in all aspects of cost, schedule and technical performance. DPM roles and responsibilities include:

- Engage in the preparation of program-related meetings, proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract

- Engage in the preparation and execution of daily programmatic activities, as directed

- Act as a customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with the customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance

- Support establishment of milestones and monitors adherence to Integrated Master Plans and Schedules, identifies program problems and recommends solutions

- Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, development and administrative areas

- Coordinate staff planning and allocation with Functional Management organizations (e.g. Engineering Department)

- Support routine status briefings for both Northrop Grumman, Corp and internal/external customers.

- Assist in the oversight of the earned value management system (EVMS) process, ensuring that input from CAMs is timely and accurate

- Implement and maintain a robust, proactive Risk/Opportunity Management process

- Support development of new business opportunities, or expands current lines of business with the customer

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

- Bachelor's degree in business, information systems, engineering, or related field.

- Minimum of 8 years of experience in large scale software development, system implementation and/or integration

- Possess strong leadership and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in an environment with multiple, often conflicting requirements and priorities

- Experience in organizational change, change management, staff realignment.

- Possess a proven track record in using metrics to drive performance success on managed programs

- Active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's degree in business, information systems, engineering or similar field

- Program and Proposal management experience with systems similar in size and scope

- Full working knowledge of NGMS procedures and practices

- Demonstrated capability to make difficult decisions that impact team direction and team performance outcomes

- Ability to make sound decisions amidst incomplete data

- Significant experience managing cost type task order/contracts with performance metrics

- Knowledge of industry and government best practices

- TS/SCI clearance


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.