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Engineering Programs Manager 3 (Clearance Required)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Azusa
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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 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's Space Systems Sector is looking for an Engineering Manager 3- Program Manager 3 to lead new/existing program executions and/or to support business captures and proposals development for the strategic force business unit in Azusa, CA. In program execution, the primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The Program Manager will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
  • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives
  • Measuring and reporting program performance
  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
  • Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions.
  • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
  • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements
  • Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines
  • Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
  • Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning
  • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
  • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives.
  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
  • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities
  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules
  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) Field and 7+ years' of related experience
    • 5+ years in program management/leadership role
    • Experience with planning, scheduling, and earned value management systems (EVMS) to initiate, execute, manage and control program plans against cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations. This also includes risk and opportunity management.
    • Active DoD Secret clearance must be held and maintained, with the ability to obtain & maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance and SCI program access. U.S. Citizenship is required.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in a STEM field & 10+ years or related experience
      • 7+ years in program management/leadership role
      • Experience with planning, scheduling, and earned value management systems (EVMS) to initiate, execute, manage and control program plans against cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations. This also includes risk and opportunity management.
      • Experience with business captures and leading proposal activities
      • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance or active DoD Secret security clearance with investigation within the past 5 years.
      • Familiarity with OPIR and/or Remote Sensing Payload design, development and post-delivery efforts Salary Range: $151,000 USD - $226,400 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Azusa , Engineering Programs Manager 3 (Clearance Required), Engineering , Azusa, California

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