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SDS- Software Operations Manager 2- 8556

Requisition ID: R10065243

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

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.  

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Software Operations Manager 2 for the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) division in Roy, UT.

What You’ll Get To Do: 

In this position, the Manager of Software Operations will support an experienced and diverse team responsible for onboarding talent and resourcing leadership to support software staffing requirements.  As this work spans across a diverse set of stakeholders, this leader will be expected to collaborate effectively and partner across organizations -- Human Resources, Communications, Site Operations, and Program Leadership – to ensure required staffing for software personnel in support of all programs.

Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Successful candidate will join the SDS Division Software team supporting hiring and on-boarding needs for the Division. This role requires a pro-active individual willing to work in fast-paced and dynamic environment. A good team focus and willingness to multi-task is important in this role. Key responsibilities will include:
•    Developing hiring requisitions, managing large number of personnel resources and requirements
•    Coordinating with the Software Division Homeroom, for identifying needs.
•    Building hiring requisitions within Workday for all staffing needs, to include coordination with Talent Acquisition teams, interviewing and supporting all onboard activities.    
•    Preparing charts and briefings on staffing, hiring, terminations, and future needs on status and progress.
•    Acting with a sense of urgency and accountability; taking ownership of tasks and strategic direction
•    Updating project database information with multiple input sources
•    Creating metrics and useful reports from the project databases - using dashboards
•    Measuring hiring statistics and hiring forecast 
•    Coordination of database system changes with admins and developer

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 
• 401k 
• Educational Assistance 
• Life Insurance 
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions  
• Paid Time Off  
• Health & Wellness Resources  
• Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree with at least 6 years of related experience and at least 1 years experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule
•    Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
•    Ability to travel 10% of time 

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Active in-scope DoD Secret clearance or higher

•    Detailed and team oriented with demonstrated leadership and organization skills
•    Demonstrated experience in: 
o    Collaborating across organizations to bring forward a consolidated objective and measure performance 
o    Leading through a program or project start-up and effectively rolling out and managing change
•    Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•    Leadership experience through a program or organizational stand-up
•    At least 1 year experience with Agile processes
•    The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that Division Software staffing is defined, collected, and published in Workday to meet program and stakeholder needs.

Salary Range: $102,500 USD - $153,700 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.