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Manager Programs 3 – Deputy Program Manager (23-126)

Requisition ID: R10097289

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top 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.

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 systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. 

The Missile Defense Solutions (MDS) Business Unit (BU) Engineering organization 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 BU while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Program Manager 3 0 Deputy Program Manager on our classified (higher than Secret) Task Order based out of Schriever Space Force Base, CO.

What You’ll get to Do:

The Deputy Program Manager will direct all phases of program from inception through completion on the C2BMC program at Schriever Space Force Base, CO. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the cost, schedule, and technical baselines for the classified scope of the C2BMC program
  • Lead the establishment of the new classified task order with emphasis of facilities, staffing, and processes
  • Lead the integration of the classified task order organization into the established C2BMC program
  • Provide leadership in alignment of contractual scope with Agile/Iterative planning and execution
  • Lead the programmatic aspect of technical solution problem solving
  • Lead Program Management Reviews
  • Lead the exploitation of Opportunities and the mitigation of Risks
  • Lead C2BMC classified efforts to achieve Mission Success
  • Lead Engineering Change Proposals
  • Drive new business opportunities and growth into adjacent markets
  • Closely coordinate with other task order program managers, resource managers, solution management and release trains to ensure all classified C2BMC program milestones and objectives are met
  • Support Program Assessment Reviews, Audits, monthly business operation rhythms, Integrated Baseline Review, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance is required
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 11 years of experience, or a MS degree and 9 years of required years of experience.
  • 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
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Experience with Software Development Programs
  • Ability to Work across 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, Missile Warning, or Space programs
  • 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:

    Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

    Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

    Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


    Salary Range: $160,100 USD - $240,100 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.