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LOGIC Pilot Operations Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10107632

  • CategoryCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location Location: Unknown City, CA, USA   |  Patuxent River, MD, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • 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.

This position is for the Pilot Operations Manager for Q4 (Unmanned) Global Hawk Pilot Operations Team. The team will support / supplement the Q4 (Global Hawk) International Programs at various customer and/or field locations; as well as providing SME support for the GAC&O Logistics Operational Support Center (LOGIC). This position may require up to 50% travel; and when not on travel, remote work/telework is authorized. See below for specific Job Descriptions / Requirements:

Position Summary/Responsibilities:

•Plans, directs, and coordinates pilot and sensor operator deployment schedule and flight training operations activities on the site, including flight training records, and training plans. Monitors adherence to SOW, and schedule, identifies program problems and recommends solutions. In addition, may be tasked to plan, direct and coordinate Field Service Representative deployment schedules.   Directs the work of Pilot employees assigned to the Q4 LOGIC Center. Perform Global Hawk Pilot duties at various customer and/or field locations. Serves as Global Hawk pilot for launch, recovery, and sensor operations segments of Global Hawk missions as required. Supports the LOGIC Center. Must have a current Class II FAA medical certification and Commercial Instrument pilot certifications. Participates with customer staff in planning and execution of Global Hawk flight operations as directed.

Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

•Minimum of 10 years aviation experience and/or 5 years in Aviation Management.

•Must be FAA Certified Commercial Single Engine Instrument Rated Pilot with a minimum of 500 flight hours as pilot-in-command of a manned aircraft

•Current Class II or higher FAA medical certificate.

•Secret Clearance Required.

•Qualified Global Hawk Instructor Pilot or be eligible of Instructor Pilot upgrade; FAA Certified Flight Instructor and/or previous rated military instructor pilot.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Military Flight Experience


This position reports to Unknown City, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Patuxent River, MD, MD, USA.

Salary Range: $134,400 USD - $201,600 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.