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Northrop Grumman Program System Administrator Manager 2 (TS and/or SCI Required to Start) Redondo Beach, CA 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 prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil 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.

SSSD has an opening for a Program System Administrator Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

The Program System Administrator-Manager 2 will report into the AMP Program Business Manager. This position provides supervision, guidance, development, and facilitates change management to a staff of approximately 10 exempt cost management and system administrator analysts. Candidate must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of Micro-Frame Project Manager (MPM), Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) and its implementation as it pertains to program business rhythms. The candidate will interface regularly with the program leadership across multiple programs, in addition to, their customers.

This position requires the selected incumbent to possess an active Department of Defense (DoD) active Top Secret (TS) security clearance and or Special Compartmentalized Information (SCI) access.

Responsibilities include:

  • An understanding of MPM (understanding of Cobra and PowerBi are a plus), EVMS, as well as broad knowledge of aerospace industry systems and procedures

  • Management of program business systems and coordinating monthly business processes to enable the delivery of successful products to the program and customer

  • Facilitating improvements in processes, software and influence architecture requirements to improve efficiencies

  • Interfacing with upper management, human resources, compliance, program leadership, and security

  • Process/procedure/compliance, and Ad Hoc program activities

  • High acumen for problem solving as this role requires the identification of issues and problems across multiple contracts in order to make recommendations to management for resolution

  • Resource planning and staffing; employee engagement, staff development, including skills training and career support; performance management, including employee goal setting, annual reviews, and issues resolution


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of experience in Business Administration to include Program Cost Control and Planning or 6 years of stated experience with a Master's Degree

  • Working knowledge of EVMS

  • Expert user in MPM, MS Office Tools

  • Active TS and/or SCI Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Current or previous experience working with restricted customers

  • Leadership experience

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. #LI-TD1

Job Category : Business Management