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Operations Manager, Secret Clearance

Requisition ID: R10062754

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Nellis AFB, Nevada, 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: Any (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 Operations Manager. Position is located at Nellis AFB.

The  Operations Manager will be responsible for managing a team in the planning, development, execution and debrief of High End Advanced Threat, Training and Tactics scenarios within the Virtual Test and Training Center (VTTC). Will briefing senior level officers on current / future training initiatives. Participate in Business development for capture opportunities at Nellis AFB. 

The Virtual Test & Training Center (VTTC)  Operations manager will oversee all training activities.  Provide exercise training scheduling, training execution, provide staffing projections and assist with Program Growth.

Functional Manager responsibilities include:

- Assisting team members with career development
- Semi-annual performance assessments of your team members
- Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new staff
- Approval of timecards and other similar administrative tasks
- Workload management for direct reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance with SCI and SAP eligibility
  • - 8 Years with Bachelor's degree or 6 years of experience with a Masters' degree; 3 years of experience with a PhD
  • Experienced with Military training programs
  • Proficient in MS Office applications to include PowerPoint, Excel & Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years operational experience in Air Force flight operations
  • Experienced with any of the following: Fighter Pilot, Weapons System Officer, Electronic Warfare Officer, Air Battle Manager of Weapons Director
  • Operationally relevant experience within 5 years
  • knowledge of with AFTTP 3-1 guidance
  • Experience with Combat Air Forces DMO exercises and simulation events
  • Project Management Professional certification
  • USAF Weapons School Graduate/Instructor


Salary Range: $137,000 USD - $205,600 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.