Airworthiness Principal / Sr Principal Project ManagerSan Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10163295

  • Category: Program Management

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

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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 sector has an opening for a Airworthiness Principal / Sr Principal Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within the Office of Independent Airworthiness (OIAW) . This position is based in San Diego with a hybrid telework option available.

The selected candidate will report to and work closely with the Director of Airworthiness and other Airworthiness leaders to meet the goals and objectives of the Airworthiness organization. The candidate will serve as the business management point-of-contact and primary interface for the Global Surveillance program leaders as well as interact with Airworthiness personnel and other business management employees.

This position will have a heavy emphasis on EVM and business/project management support to the Global Surveillance Airworthiness organization. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Workforce and financial data tracking and analysis for monthly reporting requirements and reviews

  • Compiles cost, schedule, elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP)

  • Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements and prepares status reports

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between organizations

  • Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support estimating and proposal efforts

  • A variety of ad hoc tasks/exercises

Position may be filled as either a Principal Project Management OR Senior Principal Project Management depending on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Project Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business experience; OR a Master's degree with 3 years of related experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Knowledge and experience of Earned Value Management

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain special access program clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Project Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business experience; OR a Master's degree with 7 years of related experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Knowledge and experience of Earned Value Management

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain special access program clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Proposal activities to include cost, schedule and planning activities

  • Resource management experience (EVM, indirect, NCTA, Capital)

  • Knowledge of Tableau and SAP

  • Financial reporting and accounting principles

  • Extensive experience in Proposal activities to include cost, schedule, and planning activities

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Earned Value Management

  • PMP Certification

  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple programs and address leadership needs

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Active DoD Secret

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

Salary Range 2: $109,900 - $164,900

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.