Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Requisition ID: R
Category: Program Management
Location: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
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.
Our Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Project Manager to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
You will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Sustaining Engineering & Solutions (SE&S) team. SE&S provides sustainment support for support on projects associated with the design and development of communication, navigation, radar, avionics, power and/or electrical systems architecture, components, circuits, and products or aircraft maintenance. Our team members complete engineering, reverse engineering, and logistics solution efforts to solve complex obsolescence problems and ensure warfighter supportability.
This Project Management position will support the Program Manager efforts on large projects within an Integrated Product Team (IPT), to include technical planning, requirements development and tracking, system integration, risk management, logistics support, parts obsolescence, cybersecurity, reliability / maintainability, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, requirements, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal. This person will coordinate project team efforts to ensure on time deliverables. DSSB
As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as Active-duty service members.
Responsibilities for this internship position are:
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.
Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.
Objectives – Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.
DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:
– Has served at least 180 days on active duty
– Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
– Will receive an honorable discharge
– Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
– Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
– Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship
Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
Supports proposal development / capture planning and strategic planning.
Develops customer relationships and customer intimacy.
Develops and manages adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
Tracks and prepares project deliverables, coordinating individual contributor input to ensure on time delivery.
Captures and distributes meeting records.
Must have at least one of the following:
A Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of project management experience
A Master’s degree with 1 year of experience supporting Aerospace, Department of Defense, Government contracts, or project management experience
Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.
Must be able to work on-site in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Ability to communicate with multiple levels of the organization having excellent presentation skills.
Meets DoD SkillBridge qualifications as per DODI 1322.20
Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher).
Experience working within an Integrated Product Team (IPT)
Experience with Risk Management, Return to Green (RTG) plans, and scheduling cross functional activities.
Experience with earned value management
Experience with Air Force customers and aerospace industry
Experience and detailed knowledge of Air Force Technical Orders (e.g., System, Commodity, inspection, repair, and overhaul, Illustrated Parts Breakdown)
Highly experienced using Microsoft (MS) Office products to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Project
Ability, once acclimated, to perform tasks autonomously with minimal oversight/supervision as needed.
Experience using the following Web applications/Software programs: SharePoint; Teamcenter, etc.
Salary Range: $57,400 USD – $86,000 USD
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
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.