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Spacecraft Operations Manager 1

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs, CO 80932
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Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it's making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Spacecraft Operations Manager 1 to support a program in the Colorado Region. The position can be located in Aurora, Boulder, or Colorado Springs with up to 25% travel to these site locations.

**What You'll get to Do:**

+ Responsible for overall success of ongoing satellite operations missions, including flight and mission safety.
+ Analyses and forecasts division or group resource needs for satellite operations.
+ Ensures that properly trained, certified resources are available.
+ Interface with external agencies to negotiate usage of ground-based assets across multiple satellite missions.
+ Work with business development to investigate mission and mission operations opportunities.
+ Provides technical advice and guidance on installation, adaptation, configuration or enhancement of technical products, programs and systems.
+ Provides expertise for resolving technical problems, troubleshoots product and modifies product to customer requirements.
+ Provides training to customers.
+ Work may be done at customer site.
+ Includes software systems and programs designed for customers (corporate and individual) and government entities.
+ Responsible for daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs).
+ Responsibilities may include: cost, schedule, and technical performance of a specific unit or work package on a large system development-type contract or broad responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a delivery order or small technical services-type contract.
+ Additional responsibilities may be assigned commensurate with performance or due to business needs.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:


B **asic Qualifications:**

+ Education/Experience: Bachelor's with 5 years of relevant experience; Master's with 3 years of relevant experience; PhD + 0 years of experience
+ Active JPAS Top Secret/SCI clearance
+ Leadership and management experience supporting satellite operations & maintenance, design, or testing
+ Willing and able to support work on a military installation in a 24/7 operational environment

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Bachelor's within a STEM related discipline
+ Experience leading technical projects
+ Ground communication systems from the architectural level to the field implementation level
+ Strong understanding of satellite systems operations/functions and associated internal and external system interfaces
+ Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills working with senior program customers as well as military customers
+ System Integration experience and knowledge of space ground systems

**What We Can Offer You:**

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

**Additional Northrop Grumman Information:**

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 Category** : Technical Support
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