Northrop Grumman Current Operations Lead in Schriever AFB, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an Engineer Satellite Systems 4 for our Schriever Air Force Base, CO location.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform as the NOALS Current Operations Manager

  • Manage program work centers: 24/7 satellite operations, resource scheduling, and training

  • Manage a flexible operations workforce capable of quickly adapting to a very dynamic environment while achieving mission objectives

  • Effectively manage operations crew schedules and overtime

  • Effectively interface with the NOALS DO, DE, and other work-center leads as required

  • Ability to certify and maintain certification as an Operations Controller

  • Attend and/or present at all required customer meetings, and other meetings as appropriate.

  • Effectively manage both NG and sub-contractor teammates in a grey badge environment

  • Recognize deserving employees through the customer's awards program

  • Evaluate and recommend mitigation of potential risks to the mission

  • Strong team building and organization skills in a high paced dynamic environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and a minimum of9 years of real-time space operations experience

  • AFSCN experience required

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance and pass required CI polygraph

  • Knowledge and understanding of satellite operations, communication networks and ground antenna operations

  • Ability to clearly convey operational knowledge to both technical and non-technical people in writing as well as verbally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Subject matter expert in managing 24x7/365 satellite operations facility and staff

  • Ability to effectively manage resources to address real-time operations dynamics

  • Demonstrated leadership in maturing personnel and operational capabilities

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.