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Northrop Grumman Principal Technical Services Project Manager/SR Principal Technical Services Project Manager in Sunnyvale, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our Marine Systems team as a Principal Risk and Integration Project Manager/SR Principal Risk and Integration Project Manager to direct and manage activities associated with the Launcher Program Office. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, CA or Cape Canaveral, FL.

What you'll get to do:

The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and you are comfortable engaging with the internal and external customers.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

  • Acts as primary contact for program/project risks, leading status review sessions with internal management and customer.

  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program/project managers, functional managers, and customers.

  • Establishes project milestones and monitors adherence to the processes and schedules, identifies project risks and manages risk mitigation or solutions.

  • Ensures that contract requirements are met by directing, requesting, motivating or in other ways effecting desired action by all participating functional organizations and vendors or suppliers which are necessary to meet project requirements.

This is a dual level req and can be filled as a Principal Risk and Integration Project Manager or a SR Principal Risk and Integration Project Manager.




Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Risk and Integration Project Manager or a SR Principal Risk and Integration Project Manager level.

  • Bachelor's of Science degree with 5+ years of experience; Master's Degree with 3+ years of experience; PhD with 0 years of experience.


  • Bachelor's of Science degree with 9+ years of experience; Master's Degree with 7+ years of experience; PhD with 4+ years of experience.


  • Prior experience in Program/Project Management and/or Risk Management.

  • Ability to work closely with multiple functional organizations (Program Office, Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Field Operations, etc.).

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of TRIDENT II Launcher Subsystem and Support Equipment.

  • Design and operational knowledge of Navy Programs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, leadership, and problem solving abilities. Solid business acumen.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 most positions.

Job Category : Program Management