Sr. Principal Project Management - C2BMC Watch Officer (CWO) (24-050)Schriever Afb, CO

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 Space Systems-Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal Project Management-C2BMC Watch Officer (CWO) (24-050) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The C2BMC Watch Officer (CWO) will report to the C2BMC Command Center (CCC) Operations Lead and is responsible for day-to-day oversight and guidance of 125+ personnel (24x7 crew filling CCC crew positions and globally dispersed assets) based on overarching direction/guidance and objectives.

The CWO oversees and manages all C2BMC operations, including monitoring and reporting on the health and status of the global C2BMC enterprise. The CWO also oversees C2BMC Operations and maintenance (O&M), network monitoring, and network defense of the C2BMC mission systems and makes day-to-day decisions on the operations floor to ensure the availability, quality, and security of services vital to C2BMC mission systems operations, command, and control (C2), and information sharing.

Essential Functions:

  • Experienced in Project Management, Planning, and Resource Management.

  • Experience with leading personnel in operations and maintenance of large-scale computer and communications systems/networking.

  • Knowledge of enterprise networks, systems, and cyber defense capabilities and management.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills, as well as the ability to brief technical system and network issues and overall system reports to program management and customer leadership on complex issues.

  • Strong leadership skills, presentation, and speaking skills.

  • Sound knowledge and practical experience to direct the assessment and development of Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and Operating Instructions (OIs) to effectively administer, operate, and manage services under C2BMC operational control.

  • Responsible for the accuracy of all reports, keeping leadership informed, recommending courses of action, and maintaining the current status of all systems at all times.

  • The CWO maintains operations floor integrity and ensures crew members are appropriately trained, certified, and able to perform all assigned missions. The CWO also ensures shifts are properly manned and conducts thorough changeover briefs.

  • The position requires 24x7 shift work. The candidate will be assigned a rotating 12-hour shift, determined by mission requirements. Some substitute rotation during off-shifts, including nights and weekends, will be required.

Basic Qualifications:

Please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume, if applicable.

  • An active Secret clearance is required to start with the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.

  • 10 years with a Bachelor's degree in a related field; 14 years experience in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance is highly desired.

  • Experience liaising with other DoD Agencies and associated Missile Defense Systems operations/organizations.

  • Experience with the U.S. Space Force, USSTRATCOM, or working within the space domain.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Salary Range: $99,900 - $149,900

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.