Mgr Strategic Planning 3

Northrop Grumman Bellevue, NE
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Mgr Strategic Planning 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in either Bellevue, NE (primary), Northern VA/DC or Barksdale, LA (secondary).

The Nuclear Command and Control and Communications (NC3) is a system of systems, stretching across services, combatant commands, and other Department of Defense (DoD) entities enabling the appropriate commanders and support personnel, through the chain of command, to make decisions to be communicated to the forces for execution. NC2 is Nuclear Command and Control of a weapon system to employ nuclear weapons.

In this role, the Strategic Planning Manager will analyze operations, equipment, products and procedures of NC2/NC3 Systems and recommend modernization solutions of those systems. Advise leadership on emerging NC2/NC3 related business opportunities. Specifically, be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Strategic Communications tasks.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Provide expert support, analysis, and research into exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to the NC3 and National Leadership Command Capability (NLCC) Weapons System.

* Prepare professional briefing materials for customers and corporate leadership.

* Participate in various Nuclear Enterprise forums; assist in the facilitation of collaborative efforts within the AF NC3 community.

* Interact with senior personnel at various organizations such as: Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC), U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition-SAF/AQ), Headquarters Air Force (A5, A6, A10), Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DOD/CIO), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Joint Systems Engineering Integration Office (JSEIO).

* Support proposal development, solution development and proposal reviews.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Physics or related discipline, with a minimum of 10 years of related experience.

* Experience with nuclear C3 missions, systems, and operational procedures currently used with the strategic nuclear capable forces in support of presidential and joint staff nuclear communications

* Knowledge of nuclear weapons and advanced systems for data collection and operational analysis

* Ability to comprehend and assess command center systems that support NC2 mission areas

* Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

* Understand corresponding operations of nuclear capable platforms, nodes/command centers, and related nuclear message release procedures

* Experience in one or more of the following areas: Nuclear C3 Operations, Communications, Engineering, Planning, Action Officers from nuclear capable platforms, for example: National Military Command Center (NMCC); National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC); Mobile Consolidated Command Center (MCCC), U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) Global Operations Center; STRATCOM Airborne Command Post (APNCP), and/or Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO)

* Active DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to be granted a Top Secret/SCI

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with supporting a Joint Military organization's NC2 roles and responsibilities

* Knowledge of interface technical capabilities for support to the NC2 community

* Air Force acquisition management/communications systems experience

* Ability to apply system engineering techniques and enterprise architecture concepts to specific secure and survivable communications development tasks in a structured approach that supports the five nuclear C2 mission functions and emerging NLCC requirements.

* Knowledge of secure video conferencing requirements and how these requirements can be used for decision support and situational awareness tools for senior decision makers.

* Experience working with senior nuclear C3 and other NLCC community stakeholders such as OSD (NII), Joint Staff, and USSTRATCOM.

* Highly Desired: Intercontinental Ballistic Missile experience, nuclear bomber experience, ballistic missile submarine experience.

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.