Colorado Springs, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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. At Northrop Grumman, innovation isn't just an idea, it's a way of life. 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. Northrup Grumman Space Systems has an opportunity for a Performance Management Lead to join the Payload and Ground Systems Division’s Quality Management System (QMS) Team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position can be located at any PGS Division operating location and has the possibility to be remote. The QMS Team provides quality system support for the PGS Division portfolio of programs. Join the Space PGS Division in its Drive for Excellence and work with our team of experts in developing and delivering Space PGS systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The Performance Management Lead will develop, implement, modify, and maintain performance management methods, systems, processes, procedures and tools necessary for the success of PGS Division’s portfolio of programs.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the compiling and presentation of PGS Division performance data in various venues such as BU and Division level PCABs, and Division Mission Assurance Dashboards. This candidate will work closely with the other members of the QMS team, Functional Leaders at the Division, BU, OU and Program level, as well as Functional Leaders across the NGSpace Sector and other Northrop Grumman Sectors. Characteristics of an Effective Performance Management Lead include: Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills – especially in geographically disperse and virtual environments Highly developed organizational and planning skills to concurrently manage a variety of tasks and shift focus easily from macro-level to micro-level topics Expertise in prioritizing tasks, making timely decisions, and following through on commitments with excellent attention to detail Ability to clearly communicate at all levels of the organization with messages appropriately tailored based on the audience Solid understanding of program execution drivers and roles of supporting business functions Ability to analyze situations from several points of view and be persuasive with data-driven details and facts Ability to work in a self-directed and independent fashion – a proactive attitude to identify what needs to be done rather than waiting to be told what to do Duties and Responsibilities Support the Division QMS Manager in providing performance management leadership for all levels of the PGS Division Improve effectiveness of systems, processes and policies through date driven performance management in support of the organization’s mission across all areas of the Division Utilize monitoring, analysis, evaluation techniques and visualization tools such as Tableau, Excel and SQL to provide forward looking data Compile and present PGS Division performance data in various venues such as BU and Division level PCABs and Division Mission Assurance Dashboards Closely coordinate with Mission Assurance, Global Supply Chain, Business Management, Business Development, Security, Information Technology, Legal, and Facilities to ensure effective support of Division operations Collaborate with other NGSpace Divisions, NGSpace and Northrop Grumman Sector Functionals to enhance and improve the performance management process Work closely with the Division QMS Team Lead in establishing and executing budgeting and financial goals Serve as the PGS Division primary point of contact (POC) for essential performance management tools such as but not limited to IPRS, NGPro, QAF, PEF Architect and ensure the PGS Division MA and QMS SharePoint pages and other shared resources are maintained Collaborate with OU, BU and Division Functional Leaders across PGSD to affect positive change Collaborate and actively participate in NGMS CCBs for key performance management tools used by PGS Division organizations. Work in compliance with company policies and procedures Basic Qualifications:  BS within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics discipline from an accredited college with a minimum 14 years of relevant experience; 12 years with a Masters; 9 years with a PhD Knowledge, skill or experience in Mission Assurance, Process Engineering, Data Analytics, Software Engineering, or Data Management Demonstrable knowledge of Tableau, Excel, SQL and SharePoint Ability to support multiple Programs throughout the PGS Division Extensive technical expertise to solve complex problems without appreciable direction Strong communication and presentation skills Experience in AS9100 Performance Evaluation compliance Experience in the development and delivery of training U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance Preferred Qualifications: Experience supporting an agile and/or dev ops software development environment- Experience using UNIX, LINUX, JIRA, Git and BitBucket Strong understanding of the architecture, interworking and function of NGPro, IPRS, PEF, QAF TS/SCI preferred, eligibility required Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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