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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 3 in Sunnyvale, California

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seekingtwo personal to join our Marine Systems Program Management team. These positions are located in Sunnyvale, CA and Philadelphia, PA. These positions lead development and production of precision mechanical systems for maritime use. Naval and/or maritime experience is beneficial. Naval architecture or Marine Engineering degrees are also preferred but not mandatory. Your experience, interests, and preferred location will determine which position would be offered.

Program Manager position directs all phases of development and study programs including internally funded and contract funded advanced development efforts for the submarine propulsion operating unit (US Navy Mechanical and Electro-mechanical Equipment).

Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.

Participates in the negotiation of statement of work, contract and contract changes.

Coordinates the preparation of capture strategies, proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.

Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss schedule, and technical performance.

Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.

Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.

Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.

Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from a technical and programmatic perspective..

Initial primary focus is leading next generation submarine main power equipment and architecture studies to position NGC for a design and manufacturing leadership position on future classes of submarines.

As Northrop Grumman grows, so does our need for high-performing managers. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions,

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Engineering/Technical Degree and 8 years of applicable experience working on defense programs.

  • 5 years Program Planning/Management of Technical Projects in a DoD Environment.

  • Experience leading / managing program management personnel

  • Cost Account Management (CAM) training, experience,

  • Outstanding PC skills (including MS Excel, Project, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience presenting program/technical status to internal and customer executives

  • Experience working on High Performance Teams

  • Ability to sustain in demanding program execution environments

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Systems Engineering; Master's Degree in Engineering

  • Program and Business Management experience,

  • Proposal development experience,

  • Marine Propulsion Design, Manufacturing and Test Experience;

-Technical interface experience with technical customers and manufacturing suppliers.

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