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Advanced Mission Solutions Program Manager – 3

Requisition ID: R10113182

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • 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.

 Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.


Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) Resiliency Technology & Products is seeking an Advanced Mission Solutions Program Manager - 3 reporting to the Portfolio Director. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.


In this role you will:

  • Manage the technical, cost & schedule baseline for programs of ~$100M in value

  • Manage a team of 30-150 technical contributors and associated support functions (including business, contracts, etc.)

  • Be responsible for the technical performance, cost, schedule and risk management functions for your programs

  • Perform market research into discriminating technologies and capabilities, develop technology & investment roadmaps and may investment recommendations to senior leadership in your relevant technology areas.

  • Prepare and deliver technical and programmatic performance reports to senior leadership

  • Develop and maintain relationships with government customers that inform your recommendations for internal investments & NCTA in your portfolio technologies

  • Participate in proposal and capture efforts

  • Engage in industry collaboration and events that bring awareness to Northrop Grumman’s capabilities to industry and government partners

  • Participate in contract and process tailoring activities to ensure the ability to execute, during all phases of your programs, in a rapid development environment


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field from an accredited university.

  • 7 years of experience in aerospace industry with a minimum of 3 years experience in a technical leadership/lead role

  • Experience managing technical, cost & schedule performance for rapid development programs or IR&D efforts with hardware deliverables

  • Active DoD Top Secret and SCI clearance

  • Ability to obtain & maintain SAP access


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering or closely related engineering field from an accredited university

  • Experience engaging with industry & government partners and developing and marketing technologies aligned with their needs

  • Experience performing market research, developing technology roadmaps, and making internal investment recommendations to senior leadership

  • Experience managing technical, cost & schedule performance for rapid development programs or IR&D efforts

  • Experience managing a technology portfolio of approximately $25 to $100 million

  • Minimum of one active SAP access

Salary Range: $176,100 USD - $264,100 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.