Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Program Manager

Northridge, CA
Program Management

Job Description

Job ID: RNM20183107-46783

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Program Manager in Northridge, CA.  Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

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.

Job Summary

Program management of a new aircraft protection product. Manage program activities including Engineering, Subcontract Management, Finance, Export control and Contracts. Build relationship with our product launch customer and Interface with international customers to promote future sales.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Manage schedule and cost with EVM
  2. Build and maintain customer relationships
  3. Report status to leadership at reviews and with reports
  4. Maintain cadence of resolving actions and process improvement
  5. Develop proposals for additional efforts

Required Education and Experience

  1. Must be able to obtain a US Gov't issued Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by mangement.  US citizenship is required.
  2. Bachelor's Degree preferably in technical area
  3. 10+ years in aerospace with technical background
  4. Earned Value Management experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Current/active Secret Clearance
  2. Experience in Mideast
  3. Helicopter protection experience


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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: 25-50%
Years of Experience: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Management
Group: Defense