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Northrop Grumman Administrative Assistant 3 in Redondo Beach, California

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for space systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for an Administrative Assistant 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

We are seeking an independent thinker with a track record of excelling in a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and collaborative team-based environment. The position requires excellent communication skills, an ability to multi-task and organize/prioritize tasks independently, strong office management and interpersonal skills, self-motivation, and the ability to collaborate in a team environment. The selected candidate should have the ability to act with discretion and good judgment when handling or disseminating sensitive, confidential, or proprietary information.

In this role you will:

Support coordination and integration of presentation material from team members and will have the opportunity to help execution of customer and team meetings.

Arrange meetings and teleconferences

Maintain and synchronize calendars

Arrange travel and prepare associated expense reports

Coordinate on-boarding of personnel

Answer questions and solve problems related to office operations and established policies and procedures

Coordinate office workspace planning, ordering office equipment with the facilities and IT organizations

Interface with all levels of Program personnel and Customers

Process visit requests, badges and accounts forms

Support coordination and integration of meeting materials

Support and collaborate with other Administrative Assistants as needed

Support special event planning and catering, such as meal planning, ordering food from caterers, delivering food, clean up and expensing

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED with four (4) years of additional education and/or experience

  • Experience with organizing/maintaining/deconflicting schedules, meetings, and travel arrangements

  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

  • Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years

  • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree

  • Experience in Concur/ITRIP, I-Buy, NG My IT, SAP

  • Experience in reviewing and editing written material for correct spelling and grammar

  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel

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 : Administrative Services