Posted 4 days ago
Manager Programs 2 - Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD)
Northrop Grumman - Linthicum Heights, MD

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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's Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 2 to support the Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) organization in Linthicum, MD. The primary objective of this position will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and ensuring customer satisfaction.

This position is located onsite in Linthicum, MD.

What You'll Get to Do:

The selected candidate will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals, with a focus on running a software effort and developing software products.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the program.
  • Measuring and reporting program performance.
  • Interface with internal and external customers, vendors, and company support organizations.
  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management, and other program stakeholders.
  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years, Master's Degree with 7+ years, or PhD and 4+ years of relevant experience supporting Government proposals, contracts and/or project management.
  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as a project lead.
  • Basic competency in Project Management skills and toolsets.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong technical background in the research and development of software defined sensor systems.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Project).
  • US Citizenship.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a SAP clearance after being hired.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as a program manager.
  • Experience leading software development projects/programs.
  • Experience implementing and utilizing earned value management.
  • Experience with geographically diverse program teams.

Salary Range: $145,000.00 - $217,400.00

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.