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Northrop Grumman Administrative Assistant 4 in Redondo Beach, California

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Division is seeking an Administrative Assistant 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Essential functions consist of:

  • Communicating with executive, administrative, customer and management personnel to gather or convey relevant information

  • Coordinating internal and external briefings/presentations, management meetings and customer interface and customer visits

  • Responsible for maintaining Director's schedule and coordinating critical customer and management meetings

  • Coordinating calendars, extensive, frequently changing travel arrangements, expense reports and all forms of correspondence

  • Providing support to Director's team, including scheduling internal and external meetings, lunch for meetings

  • Responsible for new team-member onboarding administration (adding team members to shared database accesses and coordinating attendance in program onboarding/training session)

  • Event planning of team-building / moral events for a team of 400+ people

  • Office seating move request coordination with facilities

  • Executing daily file transfers to the program computer system

The successful candidate will be a vital member of the Program team and perform in an administrative leadership role, which by nature of the position involves high-level contacts and exposure to sensitive program, new business, personnel and technical information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment. A successful candidate wil:

  • Exercise good judgment while demonstrating flexibility and agility, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, managing schedule conflicts, and providing excellent follow-through

  • Possess outstanding verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Be able to protect and maintain confidentiality

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED with 6 years of experience in an administrative assistant or related role supporting managers, directors or executive leadership

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) to execute administrative support and communication responsibilities

  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate, both written and orally, across all levels of the organization

  • Experience working collaboratively with various stakeholders to execute projects/tasks and achieve successful results both independently and within a team

  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

  • Dept of Defense Top Secret/SSBI

  • OR SCI access

  • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Experience working with confidential information/enviornment

  • Experience utilizing business and travel expense system (Concur, Edge, or similar) with complex, frequently changing travel

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 most positions.

Job Category : Administrative Services