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Program Control Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10055076

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, 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, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Program Control Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles VA. 

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing a primary interface between Program Business Operations, enterprise business system implementation teams, and Program Management including the Customer Program Office.
  • Implementing Northrop Grumman Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) Program Management Baseline establishment and maintenance procedures using integrated software tools.
  • Directing the development, implementation and execution of the business system rhythm through cross-functional program team coordination and training.
  • Supporting execution of the Northrop Grumman EVMS to include organizing the work, developing cost and schedule baselines, updating forecasts, performing monthly analysis, corrective action tracking and maintenance, and managing baseline change control in an integrated enterprise software environment.
  • Facilitating program IPMR and IPMDAR reporting with an integrated cost, schedule, and performance database synchronized with enterprise and program business rhythms and requirements.
  • Presenting program performance and estimates to customer project management and internal financial management through customizable performance metric dashboards.
  • Leading the IPTs and CAMs in preparing for and participating in Integrated Baseline Reviews and follow-up surveillance and audits to include the DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics (DECM).
  • Supporting proposal efforts and other duties as required.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 5+ years of related experience. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in a lead or supervisory role.
  • Experience with baseline planning and scheduling, forecasting and estimating, and/or cost/schedule integration techniques, including subcontractor integration.
  • Experience in critical path analysis, program management reports, risk management tracking and/or corrective action plans.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to upgrade to Top Secret/SCI. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Experience with Industry standard accounting, project scheduling and cost management software tools such as Cobra, Open Plan, PM Compass, MS Project, Acumen, Costpoint, and/or Cognos.
  • Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) training, preparation and execution experience.
  • Experience with Joint and/or Internal Surveillance Reviews (JSR/ISR) and resulting Corrective Action Requests and Plans (CARs/CAPs).
  • Supporting program surveillance reviews and oversight using DECM.
  • Controlling major subcontractors with compliant earned value systems requirements and IPMR deliverables.
  • Leadership of proposal and change activity with subsequent integration into the PMB.
  • Development and maintenance of EVMS system description and process documentation.
  • Program Management (PMP) and/or Earned Value Management Certification (EVP).


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.