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Program Manager 3 – Advanced RF Sensors

Requisition ID: R10066760

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • 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: 2

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) is looking for a Program Manager 3 to support the Advanced RF Sensors (ARFS) Operating Unit in Linthicum, MD. The department has responsibility for growing the sector portfolio of technology and programs in emerging systems focused on RF and Electronic Warfare (EW) technologies. Focus areas include emerging technology, disruptive innovation, rapid prototyping, and transitioning of discriminating technology to sector operating divisions.

What You'll Get to Do:

The selected candidate will serve in a Program Manager role on one or more contractual research and development (CRAD) programs as well as manage strategic internal R&D (IRAD) projects.

The selected candidate will be responsible for numerous aspects of the program including cost, schedule, and technical performance of the program, and interfacing as the lead with internal and external customers, vendors, and company support organizations.

The selected candidate will also be responsible for helping product divisions expand their customer base, identify growth opportunities, and play significant role in bid and proposal activities. Interfacing with the rest of the division to identify technology mature enough to pull into other IRAD and CRAD projects will also be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years or a Master’s with 7+ years of experience supporting Government proposals, contracts and/or project management.
  • Experience executing completion-type programs with complex technical requirements.
  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as the project or technical lead.
  • Knowledge of earned value management and capture management.
  • Demonstrated success leading teams to achieve a common goal.
  • Performs complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment.
  • Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.
  • The ability to recognize and respond to executive and customer goals to rapidly develop outcomes supporting sector objectives.
  • US Citizenship with an Active Secret Security Clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain an SAP and/or SCI.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in STEM.
  • Strong technical background in the research, development, and operation of military sensor systems.
  • 10+ years’ experience including as senior technical lead or engineering manager positions.
  • Experience in a leadership position on government programs over $10M and IR&D efforts over $750K.
  • Experience with earned value management and capture management.
  • 2+ years' experience managing development for radar, EO/IR, SIGINT, cyber or communications systems.
  • Experience with geographically diverse program teams.
  • TS/SCI Clearance.

Salary Range: $168,100 USD - $252,100 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.