Northrop Grumman Site Manager 1 in Fort Drum, New York

Site Manager 1

Requisition ID: 18005734

Location(s): United States-New York-Fort Drum

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill the position of Manager, Site 1 leading a small diverse team of sub-contractors with the Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract in support of the Missile Defense Agency.

The qualified applicant will perform as the Site Manager for the GMD team located at Ft. Drum New York. In this role, you are responsible for oversight of all IFICS Data Terminal (IDT) maintenance scheduling, technical guidance for any anomalies, assisting with and coordinating site upgrades, staffing and professional development the team. The qualified applicant will manage internal as well as customer deliverables and will support process development and improvement. This position requires collaboration and teambuilding across multiple program IPTs, sub-contractors, and extensive customer interface.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in applying leadership characteristics to achieve sustainable top performance, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. In this role, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to balance programmatic needs to deliver results within cost, schedule, and quality parameters while encouraging and rewarding innovative behaviors through all levels of the organization.

Additional Responsibilities include:

·Interface with the MDA customer on site

·Maintain GMD assets in a manner of system availability over 99% to the customer

·Provides performance evaluation input for sub-contractor evaluations, property control, facility, safety, security and daily production and directs the work of employees assigned from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas related to the IDT and GCN.

·Report all anomalies/ incidents IAW standard maintenance policy and procedures

·Provides remote management oversight to the Cape Cod GCN team

·Support customer site visits and provide briefings on upgrades and obsolescence issues.

·Attend site and program specific meetings, develop slides, charts, and white papers for decision making.

·Support the Ground Systems (GS) products hardware / software integration, upgrades and repair requirements

·Conduct software patching and anti-virus updates according to contract and SOW requirements

·Provides personnel and resource management of 3-6 team members

·Travel will be required approximately 10% of time.


Basic Qualifications - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical Engineering or related discipline with 2 years of related experience. An additional 4 years of professional and related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • 4 years of leadership as a technical lead or related team leadership role or 2 years experience as a manager in a related discipline

  • Active Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain COMSEC and TS/SCI Clearance required.

  • Knowledge of local area networking (LAN) fundamentals with specific experience working with Ethernet routers, switches, and protocols in TCP-IP based communications system.

  • Strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and ability to work unsupervised at a remote site and interface with a diverse group.

  • Knowledge of UNIX & SNMP

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of time as needed.

Preferred Qualifications - Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience with HP OpenView products

  • Experience with /understanding of KIV-19 A/M/Taclane operations

  • 2 years IFICS Data Terminal (IDT) hardware/software experience or attended IDT specific schooling

  • Experience with UNIX applications desired.

  • Experience with Defense Satellite Communications systems

  • Process orientation and strong skills in using and following documented processes / checklists.

  • Willing to work flexible schedule to maintain operational capability.

  • Knowledge of military command, control, and communication systems.

  • Strong Communications Skills.

  • Knowledge of maintenance, logistics, and MMICS database desired.

  • Team Player

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 statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Title: Site Manager 1

Location: New York-Fort Drum

Requisition ID: 18005734