Technical Services Project Manager 5 - Operations & Maintenance/Sustaining Engineering

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 17, 2021
Full Time
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available CLEARANCE TYPE: None TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time Description Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. 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. Northrop Grumman's Space Systems sector is looking for a Technical Services Project Manager 5 to support the Operations & Maintenance/Sustaining Engineering Group in the Integrated Operations Directorate. A successful candidate works well in a fast paced environment and enjoys the opportunity to define possible. 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 individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. Technical Services Project Managers are responsible for Leading and directing one or more project teams in the professional services arena. The focus in this position will be on management of satellites now in the operations phase but will also include cooperation with Business Development for new business opportunities. Primary responsibilities are providing technical and analytical guidance to project team(s) and include but are not limited to: Prepares project execution plan and coordinates activities between client and company personnel. Monitors project completion from initiation through delivery to meet revenue and cost projections. Oversees performance of projects or engagements and typically utilizes management skills more than technical skills. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious 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 Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test Creation, review and finalization of program Statements 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 (BA/BS) or higher in Systems or Aerospace Engineering or related field 10 years of relevant experience - 5 years of relevant experience as an individual contributor, AND 5 years of relevant team leadership experience Excellent communication skills, presentation experience and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve the programmatic and technical goals History of direct customer interaction at the Program Management level Prior experience with on-orbit space and/or ground systems Preferred Qualifications: Self-Starter with excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills Extensive program/product/subsystem management experience with strong technical and operations background Prior experience on the NGIS Science and Exploration satellite programs Experience leading satellite operations teams including anomaly resolution Ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance with SCI level access Experience supporting ESMO and/or SSMO missions (NASA GSFC and/or JPL) Salary Range: $155,600.00 - $233,400.00 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. 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 . US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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