Ground Terminal & Infrastructure Manager 3 (Alice Springs, AU)

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented individual looking to realize the rewards of managing a high caliber team working in an innovative and discovery driven environment. The Rushmore program located in Alice Springs, AU desires a motivated, engaged and technically talented individual to join our team of diverse and extremely qualified professionals. The Ground Terminal & Infrastructure (GT&I) Manager is a member of the Northrop Grumman management team and their primary responsibility is to manage a team of > 20 hardware and software maintenance personnel in a 24x7 real-time operational environment and to ensure compliance with customer and company standards and policies.

The GT&I Manager will lead and manage a diverse team of hardware maintenance, engineering and system admin/network admin personnel to accomplish:

  • Coordination and execution of required system maintenance events
  • On-call problem resolution response, investigation and recovery support in conjunction with a CONUS factory O&M organization
  • Troubleshooting and corrective actions
  • Development and execution of training to satisfy program requirements, as well as effecting knowledge transfer to ensure no gaps in skills required to maintain high mission availability
  • Support to installation of hardware baseline changes
  • Proactive health & status trending with the objective of identifying issues before they impact operations

Additional project responsibilities include:
  • Building effective team relationships and interactions with customer, external organizations, other site and factory O&M counterparts and system development points of contact
  • Identifying, prioritizing, assigning, tracking and reporting accomplishment of tasks
  • Actively supporting O&M process improvement activities, with a customer-prescribed focus on efficiencies
  • Represent Site's hardware and system/network admin in the enterprise's Risk & Opportunity and CM/DM management
  • Presentation to and coordination with multiple, diverse sets of customers
  • Identifying, prioritizing, assigning, tracking and reporting accomplishment of tasks across contract, site and customer requirements

Functional responsibilities include:
  • Defining staffing requirements and recruiting qualified personnel
  • Supporting professional development and mentoring of team members, to include training and knowledge transfer
  • Evaluating performance of team members (annual review process, goal setting)
  • Ensuring compliance with customer and company standards and policies
  • Supporting strategic planning activities

A 2-year commitment is required. Applicant must pass physical, psychological and security/polygraph screening.

A comprehensive overseas compensation package, including relocation assistance, is offered with this position.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • At least7 years of experience in hardware/software/IT engineering and/or hardware/software/IT management
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrated proposal management and development within budget and schedule
  • Hardware/Software maintenance or development experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with a SSBI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with RODEO, COAST, Atlantis, or AMP Programs
  • Experience with Operations & Maintenance (O&M) at field sites
  • Experience in navigating the interface between development contracts and O&M
  • Experience with employee (functional) management
  • Experience with complex RF and digital system preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Experience in management of Sys Admin/Network Admin functions
  • Demonstrated management and customer interface skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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.${descr2}${descr3}

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