Deputy Program Manager - Triton SustainmentSan Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10160731

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager, Programs 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Autonomous Systems Program Office, supporting the Triton Sustainment organization. This leadership role will be based in our Rancho Bernardo, CA office.

The position will have deputy program manager responsibilities for the international Australia sustainment team on the Triton program. This leadership role will have the responsibility of managing the cost, schedule, and performance of a segment of overall portfolio efforts. This position may also be responsible for proposal, baselining, development, and sustainment efforts to support program needs.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Management of program cost, schedule, performance, quality, and suppliers

  • Ensuring all contractual technical requirements are met

  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract

  • Responsible for ensuring program and procedural requirements are met in a timely and profitable manner, and within client satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Builds a collective understanding of program risks, issues, and opportunities and shapes collaborative solutions to maximize the performance of the organization

  • Provides leadership, management, guidance, and oversight for matrixed personnel

  • Participates in the negotiating contracts and contract changes

  • Prepares and delivers presentations at program reviews with both internal and external customers

  • Maintain excellent communication skills while flowing information both up and out to leadership and down and into the program

  • Develops metrics for monitoring the health of project progress and for intervention and problem solving with Senior IPT Leadership, Sub IPT Leads and Functional Homerooms

  • Leads teams in execution of the program by providing clear assignments and direction, maintaining close communication, and getting the team the support needed to succeed

  • Resolves issues in accordance with business objectives, strategies, legal requirements, regulations, contract terms, and company policies

  • Provide strategic vision for future program direction and growth

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years (or Bachelor of Science in STEM and 9 years) of related experience as defined below, OR a Master’s degree and 8 years (or Master of Science in STEM and 7 years) of related experience as defined below

  • Related experience includes professional and/or military experience to include a background in project management, program management, engineering, capture efforts, and/or business management related functions

  • Must have at least 2 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule and at or under cost

  • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled in continuous evaluation)

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance level

  • Must be willing and able to travel internationally up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medium - large contract and program management experience ($20M/year or more)

  • Customer experience with US Navy

  • Prior experience supporting sustainment efforts aligned with program management

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain special program access

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments, while maintaining consistently high customer relations, service, and engagement

  • Experience within the Aerospace and Defense industry

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills with proven ability to develop and maintain strong internal/external customer relationships

  • The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools, and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance

  • The ability to identify and address program impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts

  • The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward-looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities

  • Valid Passport

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $151,900 - $227,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.