Northrop Grumman Manager, Project Management in Palmdale, California

Manager, Project Management

Requisition ID: 18004625

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Manager, Project Management to provide objective-oriented direction and work assignment to team members utilizing management guidelines & general policies of the NG program located in Palmdale, CA.

Manages multiple information systems functions for planning, optimization, configuration and integration of diverse Information Technology (IT) disciplines, Radio Frequency and Satellite Communications, including operations and maintenance of integrated mission systems. Is an active part of mission operations, including, pre-mission planning, pre-mission set up, mission operations, post mission after action reporting and subsequent troubleshooting and maintenance of the system. Makes independent decisions crucial to mission success, through subsequent system analysis, interpretation of error codes and other visual indicators and develops detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support for RF systems, database administration, system administration, network operations, network administration, LAN/WAN management, firewalls, multi-user computer systems, multiplexers, routers switches, multi discipline servers and operating system.) for a site. Directly communicates status, solutions and mission readiness to customer and NG leadership.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science in an Information Systems discipline with 10 years’ experience in applied fields.

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays and weekends.

  • Individual must be willing to work outside of normally scheduled times

  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance, SCI eligible be able to obtain program access within minimal time frame, and willing to submit to polygraph.

  • Must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements such as chemical warfare training and immunizations that may include anthrax and smallpox.

  • Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel.

  • Must attain and maintain DoDI 8570 certification if offer of employment is extended.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with:

  • Solaris 10

  • Unix Operating Systems and Principles

  • UNIX/Linux design and implementation

  • All Windows Server and Desktop versions.

  • Active Directory, WINS, DNS, DHCP, IIS, SQL

  • Oracle RAC

  • Microsoft SMS and SCCM 2007

  • Windows Deployment Services implementation and management

  • Redundant offsite storage capabilities, implementation and management

  • Wide Area (WAN) and Local Area (LAN) networking

  • Microsoft SMS and SCCM 2007

  • Group policy design, testing and implementation

  • Netware Directory Services

  • High Availability Clustering Solutions

  • Exchange design and implementation

  • Radio Frequency Transmission Systems

  • Satellite Communications Systems

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Manager, Project Management

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 18004625