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Staff Real Estate Specialist

Requisition ID: R10069991

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (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 is seeking a Staff Real Estate Specialist to join our team.

This position can be located in Dulles, VA or Los Angeles, CA.

The Corporate Real Estate organization seeks a dynamic result proven professional with multi-disciplinary real estate and contracts skills.  This position will be located either in our Los Angeles or Northern Virginia locations, remote work may be considered. 

The selected individual will have the day-to-day responsibility to plan and execute the activities and negotiations of the assigned teams or projects.  The focus is on delivering favorable financial and contract outcomes while supporting business requirements.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute real estate projects for Northrop Grumman’s worldwide real estate portfolio, including commercial and industrial leasing, real property acquisitions and dispositions. Requires a strong interest in detailed contract negotiation and documentation, particularly leases, appraisals, title insurance issues, site surveys, environmental site assessments, and other due diligence materials arising in real estate transactions.
  • Work with inhouse and outside legal counsel, facilities, business management, and external brokers to outline business goals, prepare and analyze real estate transactions documentation, recommend business terms. Experience with real estate market studies, valuation and financial analysis, scenario modeling.
  • Active engagement in continuous process improvement efforts (Lean, Six Sigma or similar) leading to a world class corporate real estate function.
  • The selected candidate will be a strong people leader with excellent listening skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a proven track record of working in a collaborative environment.  

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business, economics, engineering, business law or related discipline
  • 10 years commercial and industrial real estate contract negotiation experience, or master’s degree (similar fields)
  • 8 years commercial and industrial real estate lease contract negotiation experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Background in real estate financial/investment analysis, market studies, scenario modeling, real property valuation.  
  • Formal training in negotiation skills. 
  • IBM Tririga real estate database skills.  
  • MBA or JD Law with 8 years detailed real estate lease contract negotiation experience.  

Salary Range: $123,000 USD - $184,600 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.