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OCONUS Operations & Sustainment Site Manager 2 Remote (Secret Required)

Requisition ID: R10075922

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Chantilly, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 50% 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.

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a remote and rotational Operations & Sustainment (O&S) Site Manager for a rotational OCONUS program. When deployed the O&S Site Manager will lead a group of 30+ employees and will direct all aspects of program operations and logistics.

In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Program management and leadership at various sites on a rotating basis
  • Direct customer interface at all operating sites
  • Senior Northrop Grumman representative at all operating sites
  • Quality and mission assurance
  • Standardized training of personnel
  • Asset readiness and analysis
  • Budgetary decisions
  • Communication with Program Management and IPT leadership
  • Complex and dynamic problem resolution
  • Strategic plans development
  • Contingency plans development
  • Mobilization, deployment, and retrograde of program assets and personnel

The selected candidate will be responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs and subsystems. The selected candidate will serve as primary customer contact for program activities on site. Monitor technical performance and provide IWO oversight. The selected candidate will establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify  program problems, and yields solutions. The selected candidate will direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, and administrative areas.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) and at least 9 years of experience in aviation operational planning, execution, and training.
  • Active DOD Secret clearance, within scope.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret and Special Program Access (SAP).
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed and up to 30% of travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in the field of aviation.
  • At least 10 years of experience in aviation operational planning, execution, and training.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing large organizations (20+) with multi-million dollar budgets.
  • Experience managing highly technical projects which have delivered critical/complex hardware and/or capability to customers.
  • Military experience leading tactical and operational teams with increasing levels of responsibility,
  • FAA Pilot with Commercial Privileges and at least 2000 hours mishap free flight time.
  • Certified Flight Instructor or military equivalent.
  • Experience living and working in OCONUS locations.
  • Willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed and up to 75% of travel.
  • Willing to work curtailed hours when not deployed.
  • Ability to understand new technologies and help expand new business opportunities.


Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 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.