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Northrop Grumman Information Security Operations Manager 3 in Falls Church, Virginia

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology 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 are making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Manager of Operations reporting directly to the VP & Chief Information Security Officer - responsible for coordination, execution and optimization of internal operations for the Information Security service line. Initial focus for the Manager will be creating a cadence for briefings of the multiple projects to the CP and to the ES ELT. In addition, the candidate will work closely with the VP & CISO as a member of the Information Security leadership team to coordinate operations, priorities, internal partnerships outside of ES, and external engagements outside of NG.

The Manager of Operations will:

a) Provide operational guidance to the senior leadership team;

b) Set schedules and coordinate priorities for the senior leadership team to support programs, business development, operational performance improvement and organizational change activities;

c) Host internal meetings and forums to discuss and prioritize the allocation

of resources (people, space, indirect budget, etc.);

d) Lead change initiatives and activities;

e) Establish and maintain the InfoSec monthly Program Management Review

f) Assist the VP and CISO to manage external and internal partnerships


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline with at least 12 years of demonstrated progressive experience managing programs, leading planning activities, managing operations and driving continuous improvement; OR a Master's degree in engineering discipline with at least 10 years of demonstrated progressive experience managing programs, leading planning activities, managing operations and driving continuous improvement; OR a PhD in engineering discipline with 9 years of demonstrated progressive experience managing programs, leading planning activities, managing operations and driving continuous improvement.

  • Must have at least 4 years of experience as a Manager, or a Leader, with knowledge of workforce planning and organizational development, including all aspects of employee performance and development for direct and/or matrixed reports

  • Expertise leading process improvement and organizational effectiveness

  • Experience with earned value management, schedule management, program financial controls, the business acquisition process and operations, defining and implementing a wide range of performance metrics and dashboards to track trends.

  • In-depth understanding of corporate policies and procedures and well-developed network with other Northrop Grumman business units

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with senior leaders within a division and with sector staff

  • Experience and relationships with IC customers and programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with a Top Secret/SCI security clearance are preferred.

  • Experience working with international businesses strongly desired

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.

Job Category : Program Management