Manager Missions 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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 3 years of management experience.





Responsible for ensuring all cost, schedule and technical requirements of assigned mission and projects are coordinated, prepared and accurate.

Ensure that all phases and sub phases of the Sounding Rocket mission life cycle are satisfied.

Act as the central point of contact for the Science Team, government customer, and Program Office relating to all assigned missions and projects.

Coordinate execution of all design, fabrication, test, and field operations. Establish and ensure adherence to launch procedures to meet mission success.

Coordinate functional analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware specifications.

Compile and ensure that all mission and contract deliverables are correct, delivered on time, and ensure accuracy for all assigned mission and projects.

Direct and coordinate all Mission Team activities including all mission life cycle activities.

Ensure the payload, launch vehicle and GSE are integrated and launched commensurate with the Mission's Success Criteria.

Develop Mission Requirements Matrix including stated, implied, and derived requirements from the Principal Investigator I customer.

Compile and coordinate the Mission Test and Integration Plan to ensure that all payload, Launch Vehicle, and GSE systems, subsystems, and components are accurately verified as identified in the Mission Requirements Matrix.

Perform Mission Risk Assessment and compile I coordinate mitigation plans to minimize mission risk. Ensure that the mitigation plans are adequately completed to minimize risk.

Perform Interface Control to ensure that all applicable payload and launch vehicles interfaces are adequately assessed to verify that the flight and GSE systems, subsystems, and components usage outside the flight experience envelope is identified and adequately assessed.

Ensure logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraint.

Operational Safety knowledge in one or more of the following areas: pressure, lifting, mechanical ordnance, cryo and chemical.



Specific Requirements I Licensing



Project Management training and/or certification by independent authority of project management training and expertise or certificate of completion of Project Management Training

Engineering degree with at least 20 hours of project management related coursework

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 3 years of management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:


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