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Sr. Systems Operations Manager 3 - SCI/Top Secret & SSBI (Alice Springs, AU)

Northrop Grumman | International Posting All States USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/14/2020

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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 currently seeking a Site Operations Manager to join motivated, engaged and technically talented individuals located in Alice Springs, AU. The Site Operations Manager leads a combined team of operators, operations staff engineers, operations support engineers and software engineers whose mission is to ensure successful 24x7 operations of a complex system. This position is a hybrid role; the successful candidate will have both programmatic and functional responsibilities.

This is a very high visibility position and includes daily interaction with customers and other contractors, across multiple worldwide sites. Primary duties will include but not be limited to:

• Guiding team members in developing / improving operations processes and products for on-site crew members
• Assisting with system problem / anomaly resolution and thorough investigation and diagnosis of unexpected system signatures
• Collaborating across the Rushmore operations enterprise to articulate and implement enterprise operations initiatives that increase affordability and efficiency
• Providing leadership and direction to team members, to include management of employee performance, training, recruitment, retention, and repatriation
• Communicating effectively with the Rushmore Site Leads, Rushmore Enterprise leadership, customers, other Site contractors, Space Park factory support, and Space Park management

We are seeking a highly motivated self-starter able to work with little to no supervision with excellent written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal and team building skills amongst diverse stakeholders.

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

A two year overseas tour commitment is required

The successful candidate must pass a comprehensive physical and psychological examination and must pass security/polygraph screening prior to beginning this assignment.

Up to 10% travel to international and US sites is expected during the tour.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8 years of experience in systems engineering, software engineering, systems operations or systems maintenance
  • 4 years management experience
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a current SCI or DoD Top Secret clearance with SSBI completed within the last 4 years

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Science/Technology/Engineering/Math (STEM) from an accredited institution
  • Experience managing projects to cost, schedule, and performance requirements
  • Experience managing a 24x7 operations engineering/mission software applications support team
  • Experience on Atlantis, Rodeo, Rushmore, COAST, or associated development contracts
  • Experience as a functional manager
  • Experience leading large (25+ person) teams and proactively managing change without interrupting operations

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.

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Location International Posting, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SSBI

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