Principal Technical Services Project Management / Sr. Principal Technical Services Project ManagementSunnyvale, CA

Requisition ID: R10157786

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our Manufacturing Department as a Deputy Operations Program Manager located at our Sunnyvale, CA campus supporting the Launcher Operating Unit (OU). In this role you will be working closely with the Program Manager and Manufacturing Operations functional management and will be responsible for execution of the manufacturing scope of a multi-million dollar defense program. You will be the single point of contact within manufacturing leadership for a given program.

What You’ll get to Do:

Leads and directs one or more project teams in the professional services arena. Prepares project execution plan and coordinates activities between client and company personnel. Monitors project completion from initiation through delivery to meet revenue and cost projections. Oversees performance of projects or engagements and typically utilizes management skills more than technical skills. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team(s).

Working under an Operations Program Manager and with manufacturing operations functional management, you will be part of the team responsible for execution of the manufacturing scope of a multi-million dollar naval Launcher program. In this role, you will help guide and lead the manufacturing team by ensuring manufacturing issues and road blocks are resolved quickly, and that the manufacturing program(s) perform on time and on budget. You will be a key point of contact within manufacturing for the program.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Resolve manufacturing issues by working with cross functional teams.

  • Coordinate responses with functional organizations to keep projects on schedule.

  • Propose, plan/baseline, and execute to performance management baseline.

  • Perform risk and opportunity management functions for the manufacturing scope in concert with the overall program RSKOM.

  • Perform EVMS and cost account management functions.

  • Resolve material, manpower, and machine issues to ensure successful manufacturing performance.

This position can be filled at a Principal Technical Services Project Management - Deputy Operations Program Manager level or a Senior Principal Technical Services Project Management - Sr. Deputy Operations Program Manager level.

Basic Qualifications Principal Technical Services Project Management:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6+ years of relevant work experience; 4+ years of experience with a Master's (Note: an additional 4+ years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 3+ years of experience in Program and/or Project Management.

  • Experience using ERP systems.

  • Ability to travel (generally less than 5%).

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Technical Services Project Management:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years of relevant work experience; 8+ years of experience with a Master's (Note: an additional 4+ years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 3+ years of experience in Program and/or Project Management.

  • Experience using ERP systems.

  • Ability to travel (generally less than 5%).

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on government contracts.

  • Experience with Earned Value Management.

  • Experience with manufacturing production proposals.

  • Experience managing hardware production activity.

  • Experience with SAP in a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.

  • 3+ years of experience in Earned Value Management.

  • PMP certification.

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