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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 2 in Linthicum, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 are making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission System is looking for a manager of programs to support the Tactical Sensor and Survivability Operating Unit. The department has responsibility for growing the sector portfolio of technology and programs in sensor and Electronic Warfare (EW) technologies. Focus areas include emerging technology, disruptive innovation, rapid prototyping, and transitioning of discriminating technology to sector operating divisions. The selected candidate will serve as a Program Manager on a large contractual research and development (CRAD) program in an active integration and test phase.

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 in an Engineering or Computer Science discipline and 9 years, or Master's and 7 years' experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries

•Strong technical background in the research, development, and operation of military sensor systems.

•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

Preferred Qualifications:

•Master's Degree in Engineering

•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.

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.

Job Category : Program Management