Project Management/Principal Project ManagementPalmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10163652

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America | San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions 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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking an experienced Project Manager/Principal Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This project management position will support the System Test Technical Team (TT) on a restricted effort in Palmdale or Rancho Bernardo, CA , with some travel between those sites as required. Teleworking is not available as an option.

The overall responsibilities include executable tasks that will enable the TT leadership to achieve operational excellence.

Primary duties will include facilitating cross-Operating Unit integration, managing the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serving as liaison between IPT managers, CAMs, employees, and other program Functions.

Regular responsibilities may include the following:

  • Data aggregation and reporting on actuals charging metrics and financials from Cobra data to support staffing resource planning

  • Support of Change Request and Risk Management processes and collection of impacts

  • Updates and improvements to team SharePoint site and knowledge base resources

  • Submission and tracking of TT Program Access Requests (PARs)

  • Maintaining organization charts

  • Support of Staff meetings including meeting facilitation, chart compilation, and action item tracking

  • Scheduling and promoting engagement activities including lunch and learns, team recognition, business area highlights, and composition of periodic highlights for newsletters

  • Support of new business proposal writing and team organization

  • Assisting Control Account Managers (CAMs) with monthly EV data collection and review, variance reporting, and completion of programmatic rhythm tasking such as preparation for internal and external PMR meetings and program health reporting

  • Assessment of project issues and development of resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Development of mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Conduct business travel up to 10% of the time from assigned work location to Palmdale or Rancho Bernardo, CA.

Must be highly detail-oriented, organized, proactive, and a skilled communicator.

Basic Qualifications for Project Management:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 3 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution or 1 years with master's degree in project management, Program Integration/Execution

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

Experience with Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)

Knowledge of Project Management principles

Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs

Basic Qualifications for Principal Project Management:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 6 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution or 4 years with master's degree

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

Experience with Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)

Knowledge of Project Management principles

Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

Current Special Program Access

Master's Degree

Project integration experience

Supplier management experience

Risk/issue/opportunities (RIO / TRIO) experience

Experience in SCIF/SAPF environments

Control Account Manager (CAM) experience/certification

Scheduling experience

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Proposal writing experience

Experience and ability to autonomously assess complex problems and decompose them into a plan of action while coordinating across a large, diverse team of program, business, and technical SMEs.

Aerospace and/or Defense Industry Experience

Salary Range Project Management: $72,100 - $108,100

Salary Range Principal Project Management: $88,700 - $133,100

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Salary Range: $72,100 - $108,100

Salary Range 2: $88,700 - $133,100

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.