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Manager Programs 2 –DEV6 (23-134)

Requisition ID: R10104712

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Manager Programs 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) system is a large, complex development, integration & test, sustainment and fielding program for the Missile Defense Agency. The program supports the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) operations and is fielded in 33 locations, including U.S. Strategic, Northern, European, Pacific, and Central Commands. The system operates 24/7 over 17-time zones and is supported by more than 48,000 miles of Defense Information Systems Agency communication lines. The system is the integrating element for the BMDS linking regional, theater and national commands into a single strategic command & control weapon system and provides a comprehensive view of the battlespace. C2BMC enables commanders at all levels to systematically plan, collectively see and dynamically manage designated networked sensors and weapons systems to achieve global and regional mission objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the cost, schedule, and technical baselines for the Spiral 8.2-5 scope of the C2BMC program. Provide leadership in Agile Iteration planning and execution.
  • Lead technical solution problem solving as part of Spiral Development.
  • Lead Program Management Reviews and Design Reviews.
  • Lead the exploitation of Opportunities and the mitigation of Risks.
  • Lead C2BMC Development activities to achieve Mission Success.
  • Lead Engineering Change Proposals.
  • Closely coordinate with other task order program managers, functional managers, and product leads to ensure all C2BMC program milestones and objectives are met to support system level testing.
  • Support Program Assessment Reviews, SCAMPI Audits, DCMA Audits, ISO Audits, Financial Audits, GAO Audits, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.
  • 14 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 18 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Experienced program manager.
  • Strong leadership skills, P/L leadership skills and business acumen to include a strong understanding of EVM.
  • Experience managing program schedules and business rhythms.
  • Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leadership. Strong customer relationship skills.
  • Experience with Software Development Programs.
  • Ability to Work across LM Lines of Business (LOBs) and Business Areas (BAs).
  • Experience in presenting to and communicating with high-level internal and external customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with C2BMC, Missile Defense Agency, or Missile Warning.
  • Experience with large multi-year Spiral Development and Sustainment Contracts.
  • Experience with Agile Dev Ops and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment.
  • Experience with Large Software Development Programs (>$200M).

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


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.