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Manager Programs 1 – Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare Systems OU

Requisition ID: R10098599

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SAP
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' (NGMS) Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare (EMW) Systems Operating Unit (OU), operating within the Advanced Mission Capabilities (AMC) Business Unit, Airborne Multifunction Sensors (AMS) Division, is offering a unique opportunity for employees to jump-start their careers in program management in a Manager Programs 1 role. This position will be located in Linthicum, Maryland.

The EMW Systems is one of the fastest growing OUs in the AMS Division and offers unique opportunities for close customer community collaboration on highly strategic programs.  The program portfolio ranges from state-of-the-art technology development to critical production and sustainment, while operating in a challenging and fast-paced environment to bring needed capability to the warfighter.

What You'll Get to Do:

The Program Manager responsibilities are broad and rewarding; you are the direct interface to external customers in this position. For your external customer you are responsible for capturing new and follow-on business through development of business relationships and achieving program execution expectations. For your internal customer you are responsible to support as needed to ensure the broader OU goals and requirements are met. Potential job duties may also include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute all aspects of contracted program.
  • Has complete responsibility for successfully managing all technical, financial, contractual and schedule aspects of multiple programs. Has P&L responsibility for assigned programs. Works with customers to define requirements and is their primary contact on status and performance.
  • Anticipates and fulfills customer needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued business.
  • Captures new business and contributes to defining technical strategy for assigned product segment. Manages a variety of Bid and Proposal efforts.
  • Participates in business strategy sessions.
  • Leads a cross functional team of associates with a wide range of skill sets, ensuring roles and responsibilities of all team members are well understood and executed. Provide overall leadership to program team and drive technical compliance.
  • Acts as customer interface for program activities.  Leads program review sessions with the customer to address cost, schedule and technical performance.
  • Develops and manages technical performance metrics on assigned projects.
  • Identifies and executes plans to mitigate program risks.
  • Ensures program-wide focus on safety, reliability, cost and schedule, and adequacy of systems, procedures, and people for long term success.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years’ experience, Master’s Degree and 3+ years', or PhD with 0 years' experience supporting U.S. Government contracts or project management in other industries.
  • Experience in the application of knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions and performance.
  • Experience in the management of communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program stakeholder needs.
  • Experience in identifying and addressing program impacts through systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
  • The ability to monitor/control program plans, cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
  • US Citizenship with an Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain Special Access clearances.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in program management, engineering, manufacturing or supply chain.
  • Experience in Software Development and DevSecOps.
  • Cost Account Management Certification.
  • Experience/Training in Earned Value Management.
  • Experience Enterprise Resource Planning Systems.
  • Agile Training.
  • Scrum Master Experience/Training.
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain special access clearance.
  • Active Special Access clearance.

Salary Range: $117,600 USD - $176,400 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.