Director Information Technology
Requisition ID: R10127269
- Category: Information Technology
- Location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman has an immediate need for a Program Director leading information technology (IT) and the Chief Information Office (CIO) team supporting the Mission Systems NT&S (Navigation, Targeting and Sensors) division. The candidate will be responsible and accountable to lead IT, program security, and service delivery in partnership with CIO service lines and global operations.
The position will be located in Rolling Meadows, IL and will report to the Mission Systems CIO.
The Director is responsible and accountable for managing all Division-specific IT budgets, as well as recurring and nonrecurring activity that:
Enable program execution and business capture
Improve user productivity and experience
Deliver value to our Mission Systems sector and NT&S division business partners
ITS Talent: develop an enabling CIO culture
The Director 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. Additional responsibilities include:
Shaping and leading digital transformation initiatives at scale
Lead the delivery of infrastructure, tools and processes to support division and sector wide digital transformation objectives
Strategic demand planning
Governance and compliance for all sites in the NT&S division
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business or related field of study and 15+ years of relevant professional experience (or 12+ years with a Master's degree). In lieu of education, 15+ years of related experience will be considered.
Experienced program manager or equivalent with at least 5 years leading diverse functional or program teams driving outcomes and achieving results, including leading with Agile and / or SAFE methodologies and leading aspects of digital transformation.
Results-oriented team player, with the ability to handle a rapidly changing set of projects and priorities while maintaining a strong professional presence.
Must be flexible and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills, and business acumen.
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills, as well as program management, strategy, analytical, planning, and presentation skills are required.
Management experience and skills, or other comparable leadership positions, to include management of offsite and matrixed personnel, and employee development.
25% travel is required
Minimum of an active, DoD Secret Clearance, or a DoD clearance that has not been inactive for more than 2 years is required.
Prior Northrop Grumman Sector-sector specific experience.
Prior experience managing a portfolio of diverse and complex IT projects.
Creative thinking to solve resource challenges for large programs or products.
Comfortable making recommendations that have broad organizational impacts.
Possess strong interpersonal and written skills; strong organizational and analytical skills; and must be a team player.
Experience managing supplier relationships.
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.