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Manager Program 3

Requisition ID: R10076152

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Our Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Manager Programs 3 to lead our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the F-35 Program Development, Production, and Sustainment business areas at our Redondo Beach, CA facility.

The manager will oversee the day-to-day activities for the Air Systems Integration Organization.  This position implements and ensures vertical and horizontal integration for the technical Systems Engineering processes throughout the IPTs which requires regular coordination between Business Management, Production, Global Supply Chain, Logistics, International, and Program Office.  Responsible for managing the Configuration and Change processes as well as management and verification of Configuration, Contract Data, and Change Package Development.  Manages Change Process daily which includes the Minor (Class 2) Change Triage Board, Internal and External Technical Coordination Meetings, Major Change Integration Board, and Business Integration Review. Ensures establishment and changes to IPT baselines, including the product, technical, performance, and enterprise baselines are managed and controlled.  Manages Product Configuration including verification. Manages Contract Data, including Variances, CDRLs, SDRLs, and Exceptions.  Deploys Project Engineers to ensure effective change management, change package development, coordination through the change board structure, and change execution management through change lifecycle. The Project Engineering, Requirements Integration, and Configuration / Data Management team members report to this position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years, or Master’s and 8 years’ experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
  • 10 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
  • 10 years of demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Program Management, Project Engineering, Configuration Management, Planning and Systems Engineering experience

Salary Range level: $171,000 - $256,400    


Salary Range: $171,000 USD - $256,400 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.