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Manager Business Development 3

Requisition ID: R10062077

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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 is looking for a leader to support the Maritime/Land Systems and Sensors (MLSS) Division’s business and strategy objectives.  The position will support the Naval and Oceanic Systems Business Unit to integrate customer accounts to our capabilities to enable growth in awards and market position.  This role will also support identification and prioritization key internal research and development (R&D) and contract R&D technology projects in order to successfully transition into MLSS sales

The successful candidate would effectively interface and cultivate strategic customer relations with all DoD customers as well as with other primes. Key activities include customer engagement, market assessment, competitive assessment, product development, and with a strong emphasis on capture, strategy and execution. Determining customer operational gaps and requirements and helping establish internal research and development (R&D) priorities to answer these gaps for both domestic and international customers, is crucial. 

This position will involve deep understanding of DoD business practices, requirements generation, and acquisition.   The ability to articulate platform mission utility and MLSS mission solution strategies is critical. 

Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Customer interaction management
  • Long range strategic planning
  • Requirements identification, generation and interpretation
  • Pipeline growth and development

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience in technical, business development and analysis.
  • Demonstrated success aligning teams, organizations or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal and developing deep customer relationships through understanding and trust.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills including the ability to generate written material to communicate to customers at all levels, including senior executives.
  • U.S citizen and active US DoD Secret clearance.
  • Experience with organic business development for new technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active US DoD Top Secret clearance, and SCI clearances.
  • 10 years of demonstrated success in business development roles
  • Thorough knowledge of US Navy acquisition systems, strategy, and customer base
  • Deep understanding of Congressional budgeting, and DoD acquisition processes to include Other Transaction Authority (OTA) processes.


Salary Range: $155,400 USD - $233,200 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.