Enterprise Services, Principal Information Systems Project Manager

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Northrop Grumman
Full Time

Job Description

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.

Enterprise Services (ES), is the shared services sector for Northrop Grumman. The function of ES is to provide multiple and varied solutions and services in the areas of: information technology, security, payroll, facilities, and other shared functions across the entire enterprise. ES is committed to driving superior business performance through a robust, secure, cost-effective set of standard and tailored solutions to enable collaboration, strategic business partnering, innovation, and cost effectiveness.

The Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services (ES) Sector is seeking a Principal Information Systems Project Manager at the Principal level to join our team supporting our Aeronautics Sector. This role will be located in Palmdale, California and does not offer the ability for a virtual arrangement. This role will report to the Air Dominance Director but will take day to day direction from the ASBU ESPM.

This role may require travel of at least 10%. After hours and weekend work will be required.

Responsibilities for the Principal Project Manager are:
- Serve as a Project Manager in support of the Aeronautics Sector with oversight for all projects and their requirements
- Serve as Subject Matter Expert for Project Management to both Program Managers and their customers and teams
- Act as the customer liaison between sector customers and project/program leadership
- Manage all scheduling for a single project, change management, risk management, and cost
management requirements for assigned project(s)
- Own any optimization, or other remediation work assigned by the program manager
- Execute any ad hoc duties as assigned
- Provide leadership oversight for all projects and their requirements
- Own the Earned Value Management requirements for each project
- Manage integrated master schedule for the project portfolio
- Brief difficult technical solutions in a layman style to senior leaders within customer and program leadership

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience; or Master's degree and 3 years relevant experience for the Senior Principal Level.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including: Word, Power Point, and Excel.
  • Experience leading project assignments
  • Problem solving with the integrated team including but not limited to the program manager, functional managers, and customers
  • US Citizenship is required for this position as well as the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance following hire.
  • This candidate must be located in Palmdale, CA
Preferred Qualifications
  • Full Cycle experience working IT infrastructure projects
  • PMP Certifications
  • Agile and/or Scrum Certification
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance, with the ability to obtain SAP/SAR access preferred
Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.


Company Information

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit our site.

Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : R10058349
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago

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