Classified Area Project Management Chandler, AZ

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.

The Classified Area Project Management individual contributor will lead classified area initiatives and operations for multiple designated Launch Vehicles Programs in Chandler, AZ. This role will report to the Secure Area Program Manager and will work closely with other LV Program Managers/Directors. The successful candidate will influence the direction of the classified area activities to meet the company's strategic objectives. This role will operate independently to balance programmatic needs to deliver results in a classified work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads Projects with cross-functional teams to meet closed area requirements including facilities, security, and hardware/ software needs

  • Ensures successful execution of Closed Area operations.

  • Creates operational efficiencies that improve Closed Area program operations

  • Clearly presents technical approaches and findings for initiatives

  • Develops and drives solutions to complex problems consistent with organization objectives.

  • Serves as consultant to management and customers on policies, plans, and objectives.

  • Manage program relationships to ensure all security requirements are met and in compliance.

  • Assist with resolving computer and network issues

  • Monitors IT tickets and raises issues that require management involvement.


Basic Qualifications

  • Active Secret clearance in-scope (granted or renewed in the last 6 years).

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related professional experience to include a background in Project Management or related military experience; Master's degree and 1 years related experience

  • Strong experience successfully addressing technical project requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Must be able to perform occasional lifting up to 10 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years

  • Experience in Leadership roles within the Aerospace and Defense industry, or within the military.

  • Experience leading IT projects

  • Experience in cybersecurity

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified

  • Experience maintaining facilities for classified work

Salary Range: $60,600 - $90,800

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.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.