Strike Software Administrative Assistant 4San Diego, CA

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.

If you want to put your talent, experience, and passions to use and be part of something greater, you are in the right place.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Administrative Assistant 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Software organization in San Diego, California.

Bring your innovative ideas and ingenuity, to help us define possible and have some fun along the way.


The Strike Software administrative assistant provides proactive support to the Strike Software Center Director and Strike Software organization (550+ engineers).

Responsibilities include:

  • Handling details of a highly confidential and critical nature.

  • Collecting and preparing information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals.

  • Preparing presentation materials for leadership meetings.

  • Making high level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company.

  • Scheduling, coordinating, and facilitating meeting(s) & resolve scheduling conflicts for the Strike Software Center Director and direct reports.

  • Schedule business travel & submit expense reports.

  • Provide on-site assistance to software organization at one of the Northrop Grumman facilities.

  • Track, manage & follow-up on mandatory training for the software organization.

  • Coordinate and execute employee engagement activities.

  • Operating independently to meet requirements of leadership team and offering expertise to assist other functions within organization.

  • Assisting events and activities of major organization initiatives.

  • Report generation and compilation.

  • Proactive support in executing day-to-day pop-up related items that facilitate the ability to meet business requirements.


You'll be a great fit if you:

  • Are self-motivated, collaborative executive assistant who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

  • Are someone who helps create a positive working environment.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and work in partnership with others.Have a positive, can-do attitude.

  • Have a demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion, manage multiple projects.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and can work with all levels of management.

  • Have exceptional organizational skills and can prioritize work and follow through on commitments.

  • Have an ability to anticipate organization business needs.

  • Thrive and enjoy helping your team succeed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 6 years of relevant experience in the administrative professional field or Associate's Degree and 4 years of relevant experience in the administrative professional field OR Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant experience in the administrative professional field.

  • Prior experience as an assistant to a manager, executive and/or professional office

  • Experience with Microsoft office products, such as Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance (Secret)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to understand business objectives, priorities.

  • Ability to anticipate and be proactive.

  • Understand the sensitive nature of working in the executive office and have good judgement, problem solving skills and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.

  • Self starter; driven & excited and motivated to support the organization.

  • Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Experience participating and hosting in-person and remote video teleconference meetings (such as Zoom, Skype, MS Teams).

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience with proofreading and correcting documents for grammatical errors.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple administrative projects and initiatives.

  • Experience with preparing expense reports.

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree.

  • Current DoD Clearance (Top Secret) .

Thrive with Us

At Northrop Grumman we are invested in the growth and well-being off all our employees. We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment.

Our Total Rewards Program offers a comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

We have Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

If you are ready to join us in defining possible, apply now.

Salary Range: $63,800 - $106,300

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.