Principal Information Systems Project ManagerPalmdale, CA

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, 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's Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Principal Project Management/Senior Principal Project Management professional to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA . Some travel between those sites may be required. Teleworking is not available as an option.

This position will report to the Program Integration Team (PIT), supporting IT (Information Technology) Operations, and oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects. Primary duties will include reviewing status of projects and budgets, managing schedules, and preparing status reports. The selected candidate will assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with stakeholders, including internal and external customers. Gather requirements and works across multiple teams to support program SOW.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of related professional experience; Master's Degree with 4 years of related professional experience.

  • Current, active DoD Top Secret clearance within 4 years of last investigation/adjudication

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project) and Agile principles including use of associated tools such as Jira and Confluence

  • Knowledge of Project Management principles

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

  • Basic familiarity with IT Systems

Basic Qualifications Level 4:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of related professional experience; Master's Degree with 8 years of related professional experience.

  • Current, active DoD Top Secret clearance within 4 years of last investigation/adjudication

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project) and Agile principles including use of associated tools such as Jira and Confluence

  • Knowledge of Project Management principles

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

  • Basic familiarity with IT Systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Special Program Access

  • Project integration experience, including strong written and verbal communication, work well with cross-functional and diverse groups, presentation skills, and working with senior leadership

  • Possess the ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment

  • Be able to organize and execute tasks well and to a level of completion that creates value given vague success criteria

  • SharePoint experience

  • Have a positive attitude and be able to overcome obstacles well

  • Able to learn new processes and technical information quickly

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

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 most positions.