Project Management/Principal Project ManagementClearfield, UT

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Project Management/Principal Project Management position to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

The Project Manager/Principal Project Manager will be a member for the Affordability team ensuring the programs is successful in achieving our manufacturing cost and schedule targets through a variety of technical and administrative process improvements.

This position is responsible for decomposing top-level program cost targets, assigning targets to the appropriate IPT, working with the IPTs to identify and implement cost reduction opportunities to meet the cost targets, and tracking progress to the targets.

Strong leadership, communication, and analytic skills are essential for success in this position. The successful candidate will c oordinate with Manufacturing Personnel and Multiple Engineering Functions to identify, characterize, estimate, and propose efforts that will reduce cost and increase efficiency.

The position requires an understanding of life-cycle cost, schedule, risk, and affordability implications of alternatives under consideration. The position requires ability to develop and oversee tradeoffs of requirements, design, performance, cost, and schedule to address affordability constraints. The position is responsible for encouraging and facilitating active participation of the broader stakeholder community and decision makers in exploring alternatives to achieve program affordability.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This position is contingent on DoD Secret Security Clearance and Special Access Program clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Project Management:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of business experience or master's degree with 4 years of related experience. An additional 4 years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Must be able to attain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance and Special Program Access (PAR/SAP) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Basic Qualifications for Project Management:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of business experience or master's degree with 1 year of related experience. An additional 4 years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Must be able to attain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance and Special Program Access (PAR/SAP) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace background

  • CAM Certified

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Active Program Access

  • Have experience developing cost research models and cost risks analysis for complex systems aerospace systems

  • Have experience in performing cost estimating activities such as cost analysis, statistical analysis, WBS development, and risk analysis

  • Experience working with data visualization software (e.g., MS Excel including macros, Tableau Desktop, QlikView, MS Power BI, etc.) or any other data analysis software applications

  • Experience with data mining/analytics programming languages such as Python, R, SQL, or BA

  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills across multiple levels

Salary Range for Project Management: $62,200 - $93,400

Salary Range for Principal Project Management: $76,600 - $115,000

Salary Range: $62,200 - $93,400

Salary Range 2: $76,600 - $115,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.