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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 2 in Linthicum, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission System is looking for a manager of programs to support the Chief Science Office Innovation Ecosystem. The department has responsibility for innovation IR&D across the sector. Focus areas include emerging technology, disruptive innovation, rapid prototyping, and internal crowdsourcing with wide technology breadth to encompass all sector operating divisions. The selected candidate will manage a portfolio of IR&D efforts and work with divisions to transition into new products, discriminators, and programs leading a multi-disciplinary team of approximately 5-10 of matrix functional support.

The selected candidate will be responsible for leading all phases of multiple efforts from ideation and concept development, to coalition building and traditional Program Management tasking including cost, schedule, and technical performance of the portfolio, and interfacing as the lead with internal and external customers, vendors, and company support organizations.

The selected candidate will also be responsible for helping product divisions expand their customer base, identify growth opportunities, and play significant role in bid and proposal activities. Interfacing with our University Research team to identify technology mature enough to pull into other IRAD and CRAD projects will also be required.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or Computer Science discipline and 5 years experience including team leadership positions.

Strong technical background in the research, development, and operation of military sensor systems.

Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as the project or technical lead.

Knowledge of earned value management and capture management

Demonstrated success leading teams to achieve a common goal

Performs complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.

The ability to recognize and respond to executive and customer goals to rapidly develop outcomes supporting sector objectives

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Engineering preferred

10 years' experience including as senior technical lead or engineering manager positions.

Experience in a leadership position on government programs over $10M and IR&D efforts over $750K

Experience with earned value management and capture management

2 years' experience managing development for radar, EO/IR, SIGINT, cyber or communications systems. Experience with geographically diverse program teams.

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Job Category : Program Management