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Northrop Grumman Manager of Spacecraft Operations 1 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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This management role will require you to complete an assessment as part of the application process. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:

Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it's making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Space Systems/Payload and Ground Systems division seeks to fill a Spacecraft Operations Manager 1 position in Field Engineering Operations and Sustainment organization. This is a dual-hat position responsible for both personnel management ( 20% of time) for a multi-disciplined team of 10 - 15 engineers and existing technical/program responsibilities (80% of time, not addressed by this requisition).This position is located at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

•Technical contributor / leader in a program role

•Staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; identification and training of employee skills required to successfully execute on programs; and execution of employee performance review processes.

•Recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for contractors working in the business area as required.•Issue identification/reporting as well as status reporting up the Space Systems/Payload and Ground Systems division and program management chains.

•The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance.

•He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

•This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.

•Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Education/Experience: Bachelor's with 5 years; Master's 3 years; PhD + 0 years. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) from an accredited institution

  • Active Top Secret clearance

  • Willing and able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

  • Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Experience in activities related to satellite operations and launch services in a 24/7/365 work environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading in multi-contractor team environments

  • Knowledge and working experience with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Operations and Launch Support (NOALS) mission

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

Salary Range: $106,560 - $159,840

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 : Technical Support