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 Space Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented individual looking to realize the rewards of managing a high caliber team working in an innovative and discovery driven environment.
The Rushmore program located in Harrogate, UK desires a motivated, engaged and technically talented individual to join our team of diverse and extremely qualified professionals.
The Ground Terminal & Infrastructure (GT&I) Manager is a member of the Northrop Grumman management team and their primary responsibility is to manage a team of approximately 20 hardware and network / system maintenance personnel in a 24x7 real-time operational environment and to ensure compliance with customer and company standards and policies.
The GT&I Manager will lead and manage a diverse team of hardware maintenance, engineering and system admin / network admin personnel to accomplish :
Coordination and execution of required system maintenance events
On-call problem resolution response, investigation and recovery support in conjunction with a CONUS factory O&M organization
Troubleshooting and corrective actions
Overseeing subcontractor’s specialized GT maintenance
Development and execution of training to satisfy program requirements, as well as effecting knowledge transfer to ensure no gaps in skills required to maintain high mission availability
Support to installation of hardware baseline changes
Proactive health & status trending with the objective of identifying issues before they impact operations
Additional project responsibilities include :
Building effective team relationships and interactions with customer, external organizations, other site and factory O&M counterparts and system development points of contact
Identifying, prioritizing, assigning, tracking and reporting accomplishment of tasks
Actively supporting O&M process improvement activities, with a customer-prescribed focus on efficiencies
Represent Site’s hardware and system / network admin in the enterprise’s Risk & Opportunity and CM / DM management
Presentation to and coordination with multiple, diverse sets of customers
Identifying, prioritizing, assigning, tracking and reporting accomplishment of tasks across contract, site and customer requirements
Functional responsibilities include :
Defining staffing requirements and recruiting qualified personnel
Supporting professional development and mentoring of team members, to include training and knowledge transfer
Evaluating performance of team members (annual review process, goal setting)
Ensuring compliance with customer and company standards and policies
Supporting strategic planning activities
A 2-year commitment is required. Applicant must pass security / polygraph screening.
A comprehensive overseas compensation package, including relocation assistance, is offered with this position.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with at least 10 years’ experience in hardware / software / IT engineering and / or hardware / software / IT management
At least 5 years’ leadership experience
Demonstrated management and customer interface skills
Demonstrated proposal management and development within budget and schedule
Hardware / Software maintenance or development experience
Active (in-scope) DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access within the last 7 years.
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience on RODEO, COAST, Atlantis, or AMP Programs
Operations & Maintenance (O&M) experience at field sites
Experience in navigating the interface between development contracts and O&M
Employee (functional) management experience
Subcontractor management experience
Experience with complex RF and digital system preventive / corrective maintenance
Management of Sys Admin / Network Admin functions
Demonstrated project management skills
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.