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Sr. Principal Classified Infrastructure Operations Lead 4 – (Active Top Secret/SCI required)

Requisition ID: R10097706

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Dulles, VA, 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.

Northrop Grumman's Space Sector is looking for a Classified Infrastructure Operations Lead for the Space Security organization/business unit. The Classified Infrastructure Operations Lead will support the Business Unit Operations Manager with tasks and logistics that enable classified programs to achieve operational excellence. The Classified Infrastructure Operations Lead is responsible for overseeing the stand up of new and existing program classified network and communication infrastructure across many geographical NG locations. The ideal candidate is interested in solving complex classified network and communication problems that are critical to our programs operating efficiently and effectively. This new team member should have a “start with yes” attitude and understands that success means creating comprehensive technical approaches through creative problem solving that reach across multiple organizations and rely heavily on strong relationships across internal and external stakeholders.

Primary duties will include (not limited to):

  • Act as primary responsibility for ensuring the classified network infrastructure for SPS BU programs are implemented and maintained to appropriate standards.

  • Enable successful execution of classified network operations by driving efficiencies and solutions to complex problems that improve our programs ability to execute.

  • Integrates and enables Program Management, Program Customer, Cybersecurity, Industrial Security, and classified IT to ensure network security requirements are met and in compliance.

  • Oversee the execution of preventative/predictive classified network infrastructure initiatives before they become problems with a focus on reaching organization sustainability goals.

  • Clearly presents technical approaches, findings, and proposed solutions for classified infrastructure initiatives to various levels of leadership on an recurring basis.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree with 9 years of related experience; OR Masters Degree with 7 years of related experience; OR PhD with 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Experience in leading IT and/or cybersecurity teams

  • Proven understanding and experience of program life cycles and program management fundamentals

  • Proven experience successfully managing technical project requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Space domain experience.

  • Prior Northrop Grumman policies, tools, and systems.

  • Preferred technical certification(s) in related disciplines such as CISSP, CCNA, etc.

Salary Range: $129,700 USD - $194,500 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.