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Manager of Publications 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10017924

Category: CommunicationsLocation: Sunnyvale - CA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!We are looking for you to join our team as a Manager of Publications 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CA. In this role at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.What you'll get to do:Marine Systems specializes in the development, manufacture, assembly, and testing of missile launching and handling systems and propulsion and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines.The Technical Publications organization, a component of the Engineering Department, produces missile launcher manuals for the Strategic Systems Programs organization and other programs, as well as propulsion and power generation manuals for EB/NAVSEA.The candidate must have a track record as an effective communicator, team leader, and project manager who is able to develop excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, directing, estimating, scheduling, and tracking major publications projects. The Manager or Publications 2 is also responsible for establishing processes and procedures to ensure high quality in all products delivered to both internal and external customers.Management responsibilities include personnel administration (hiring, training, coaching, performance evaluations, salary administration, etc.), department budget administration, mentoring staff, and leading department engagement activities. The growth, development, training, and satisfaction of all reporting personnel should be a high priority.Travel is occasional, consisting of visits to customer and subcontractor offices for program updates and technical reviews. Travel may increase in frequency around major program milestones.NGFeaturedJobsBasic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 9 years of related experience; OR a Master's Degree with 7 years of related experience; OR a PhD with 4 years of related experience.
  • 5 years in increasingly responsible roles in a technical publishing environment.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with all levels, both internally and with Government customers.
  • Program management, as related to budget and program cost management.
  • Advanced management experience and skills to resolve changes in contract funding, terms, and program scope through personnel and organizational adjustments.
  • Must be able to obtain a DOD security clearance. U.S. citizenship required.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with Navy Strategic Systems Programs on-shore maintenance and shipboard documentation formats and requirements.
    • Experience with Earned Value cost management systems
    • Computer competence in management software tools, including Excel and Project
    • A working knowledge of technical publications production, including schedule performance, technical research, writing and editing conventions, review control, graphics practices and formats, interactive electronic technical manuals, and publishing techniques.
    • Familiarity with Arbortext Epic Editor SGML/XML authoring software, Adobe Acrobat, as well as Microsoft Office.
    • Familiar with the ANCRS Trouble/Failure Report Corrective Action Report management system or similar system.

      Salary Range: 118600 - 178000

      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.

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