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Principal / Sr. Principal Administrative Assistant (TS/SCI & Polygraph Required) – Schriever Space Force Base

Requisition ID: R10102261

  • CategoryCategory: Administrative Services
  • LocationLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Polygraph
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Northrop Grumman Space Systems team has an exciting new opening for an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide support to the NOALS Program Manager and Staff. As a valued member of the NOALS team, the Administrative Assistant helps coordinate day-to-day program support tasks.

In this role, the Administrative Assistant will report to the NOALS Program Manager as a part of the Program Management Organization (PMO). They will coordinate business meetings, arrange, maintain, and modify PM’s schedule and associated activities, and will maintain effective and efficient organization of administrative requirements.

This position is located at Schriever Space Force Base (SSFB) in Colorado Springs, CO. The position requires the ability to work on 100% on-site.

Roles and responsibilities of the selected candidate to include, but are not limited to:

  • Diplomatically interface with all levels of management, employees, internal and external customers and vendors

  • Coordinating and maintaining the PM’s calendar (meetings, schedule, deliverables) proactively through independent initiative

  • Preparing and adjusting travel arrangements and completing expense reports

  • Coordinating with customer of in-processing, out-processing and visitor requests for the facility.

  • Performing a wide variety of administrative and advanced tasks for the NOALS program: coordinating meetings; organizing collection of required artifacts (annual signed agreements); receiving, referring, or answering mail; multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment using judgment and discretion

  • Preparing and releasing a variety of complex communications and documents that affect the business area; designing and maintaining procedures; appropriately handling confidential information is critical

  • The candidate will be reliable, resourceful, work accurately and independently with an ability to anticipate, initiate and follow through with all responsibilities.

This position can be staffed at a level 3 or 4, based on the basic qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 3: High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience.

  • Level 4: High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional education and/or related experience.

  • Current and active SCI clearance with a favorable Polygraph is required to start.

  • Current TS/SCI may be considered but would require the adjudicate polygraph prior to start.

  • Proactive, highly motivated and adaptable, with excellent organizational skills including the ability to juggle multiple tasks, changing needs, and competing priorities. Individual must be able to complete a wide variety of tasks with minimal supervision

  • Able to work in a dynamic, operational environment at a government off-site

  • Experience working in a technical environment, with interface to engineering and science leaders, managers, and employees

  • Ability to efficiently coordinate Outlook calendar and high tempo travel schedules

  • Experience and proficiency with travel and expense reporting system(s)

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel) and intranet/internet proficiency

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • An active Polygraph is highly preferred.

  • Experience and proficiency with Concur travel and expense reporting system

  • Experience working in a defense customer and aerospace industry firm

  • Experience with Northrop Grumman processes and procedures

Salary Range: $47,100 USD - $78,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $58,000 USD - $96,600 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

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 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.