Corporate Counsel

    • Falls Church, VA

Northrop Grumman's Law Department is seeking a Corporate Counsel for its Enterprise Services organization at the corporate headquarters in Falls Church, VA. The role will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Enterprise Services.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, experienced attorney who will provide legal support to the company's internal operations, including Information Technology, Information Security, Enterprise Security, Privacy, Service Center Operations and Flight Operations. Such support shall include effectively partnering with executives and other partners within Enterprise Service on a wide array of projects, including cyber, privacy, cloud technology, and outsourcing, in an agile manner with a focus on streamlining and enhancing company policies, procedures and processes. In addition to providing legal support within Enterprise Services, the successful candidate will partner with operations counsel in support of our sectors and other functions, including supply chain, to provide practical, implemental legal guidance in these key areas.

Key Traits:

Exceptional analytical skills and judgment combined with the ability to collaborate and influence others to develop innovative, implementable solutions.

Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to balance multiple, competing priorities.

Ability to provide accurate, timely, and pragmatic advice.

Highly skilled in collaboration and teamwork.

Demonstrated leadership potential.

Demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards, integrity and compliance.


Basic Qualifications:

JD from an ABA accredited law school.

A member of the Virginia Bar, or, in lieu of licensure, ability to obtain Virginia corporate counsel certificate.

A minimum of 8 years of directly related experience in law firms, the US Government, or commercial business, preferably with cybersecurity, privacy, cloud, outsourcing and other enterprise issues.

Experience working directly with clients and partners as counsel for the US Government, in-house within the US defense and intelligence contracting community, or in private practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in cybersecurity, privacy, cloud computing, and outsourcing and other enterprise support issues.

Active security clearance and ability to hold a U.S. Top Secret/SCI clearance.

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.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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