Manager Computer Systems Analysis 2 - SecretPalmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10161933

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators, who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we will support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Classified Solutions is seeking a manager to lead one of our IT infrastructure teams located at our Palmdale, CA site. The successful candidate will build teams, oversee operations, deliver results, and create an inclusive culture in a geographically diverse environment.

The selected candidate will be required to work on-site, full-time at our Palmdale, CA campus. The individual will perform the following duties on a day-to-day basis in support of the program:

  • Direct supervision/management of a staff of 14+ technical professionals to include systems administrators and network administrators across multiple locations and shifts.

  • Employee task management, training, mentoring, and professional/career development activities.

  • Provide innovative solutions in a fast-paced production environment that create strategic value to our customers.

  • Interact with internal key leaders and customers on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations to provide guidance and oversight to employees to complete key deliverables and drive results.

  • Identify skills needed within the team and coordinate/provide required training to augment the team’s support capabilities.

  • The successful candidate must be:

  • Resourceful, organized, highly motivated, and able to challenge the status quo.

  • Customer-focused with proven leadership and excellent communication skills, as well as a leader in change management.

  • Able to work seamlessly and hand-in-hand with other managers within the organization to ensure the mutual success of the organization.

  • Travel as needed.

  • Work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, weekends, and support on call status as needed.

Note: Due to the classified nature of the work being performed, this position does not offer any virtual or telecommute working options. Applicants are encouraged to apply, only if they are willing to work on-site.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree and 11 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience, or Master's degree and 7 years of experience.

  • Must have active DOD Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance as a condition of continued employment.

  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment

  • Current Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DoD 8570 IAM Level I or II security certification; maintaining the required certification will be a condition of continued employment.

  • Experience in a technical environment such as IT, Engineering, or technical program/project management.

  • Experience with IT network and infrastructure operations.

  • Experience with systems administration of Windows-based devices, network topology fundamentals, and basic data center operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in IS/IT/Management field of study.

  • DoD Top Secret clearan

  • Extensive experience in the IT/IS field.

  • Familiarity with enterprise data center architectures and technologies.

  • Experience with ServiceNow, ASM, JIRA, or other ticketing and automation tools.

  • Familiarity with virtualization and cloud computing technologies.

  • Familiarity with NISPOM, RMF, and JSIG standards.

  • Experience giving technical presentations to technical and non-technical attendees.

  • Experience providing surge support to other programs as needed.

  • Active vendor-based IT certifications.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, be recognized, and to be yourself. At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 work schedule, and a great 401k matching program. Come join us!


Salary Range: $138,100 - $207,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.