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Manager Information Technology 2

Requisition ID: R10070713

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia, 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: 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.

The Program Manager is the lead Office of the Chief Information Office (OCIO) interface to, and directly supports the NGDS Functional Vice Presidents as well as the primary liaison to OCIO Enterprise initiatives.  This position will be based out of the Defense Systems Headquarters in McLean, VA but does allow for a full time telecommuting arrangement for the right candidate.

This position will report to the Chief of Staff to the CIO and Vice President for Defense Systems Sector.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Program Manager is responsible and accountable for managing all sector-specific recurring and nonrecurring activity that:

  • Enable program execution and business capture
  • Improve user productivity and experience
  • Deliver Value to our Defense Systems business partners
  • Manage risk and opportunities for OCIO Capabilities within the assigned portfolio
  • Central PMO Project Tracking and Reporting

The Program Manager 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.

They will leverage the broader OCIO and Global Operations teams to achieve Enterprise and Defense Systems performance objectives. In coordination with OCIO and Global Operations service lines, they will be accountable for the delivery of all services that OCIO provides, including Service Center Operations, Information and Cyber Security, Program Security, and other initiatives.

The Program Manager must have experience managing multiple customers and complexity with limited team resources and will be actionable for many high-priority assignments at all times.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related STEM discipline and 10+ years of progressive professional experience; 7 years of relevant experience with a master’s degree in a related STEM discipline.

  • Prior Program/Project management experience.

  • Prior experience managing a portfolio of diverse and complex IT projects.

  • 3 or more years of experience as a Scrum Master.

  • Scrum Master certification (i.e. Scrum Inc, Scrum Alliance, SAFe, Scrum@Scale, etc.)

  • US Citizenship is required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify issues, solutions, and drive issues rapidly to closure.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and collaborate with executive leadership.

  • Previous experience managing budgets and partnering with customers to prioritize support to business priorities and objectives.


Salary Range: $118,600 USD - $178,000 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.