Information Systems Project Manager (Sr. Principal Level)

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Northrop Grumman
IT, Project Manager, CTO, Project, Management, Engineering, Security, Supply Chain, Quality, Director
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. Northrop Grumman Corporation's Enterprise Services (ES), the Shared Services Organization for Northrop Grumman, is made up of service based organizations that serve the business sectors of the enterprise. One of those service functions is the ES Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). The OCTO sits within our Next Gen Technology Service Function and serves to drive value-added business enabling technologies, architectures, innovations and elite teams to create, sustain and evolve our tech strategy to meet the dynamic needs of our customers. We are seeking a Strategic Partnership IT Project Manager to lead all aspects of the partnerships for our team and to own the responsibility for analyzing and validating innovative solution needs as well as establish and nurture key strategic relationships that align with the OCTO's charter and key strategies for the ES organization. The role will report directly to the ES Chief Technology Officer in Falls Church, VA. We are looking for our next team member to be: An experienced Project Manager who is excited by new technology trends, ready to dive into emerging technologies, and is motivated by working with partners to deliver joint success to accelerate the transformation of our enterprise. A self-motivated individual, comfortable operating in a fast-paced and highly technical environment. The role requires collaborating with customers, teams and executives across ES and our partners, managing the interaction of research and development teams and driving successful delivery of joint projects - all while staying focused on the OCTO strategic goals. Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Lead customer and partner engagements, identifying joint opportunities aligned with Microsoft's strategic ambitions. Define success criteria for key strategic partnerships: partnering with senior leaders across engineering, strategy, and research to identify milestones, responsibilities, and processes that accelerate our product groups' existing efforts. Apply excellent project and program management techniques to drive clarity and accountability for large, complex collaboration efforts across multiple teams. Evaluate and communicate the health and progress of our partnerships, and brief executives for key customer and partner meetings. Work with the CTO's Technical Architects and Subject Matter Experts on incubation efforts that demonstrate the promise of new technology breakthroughs, product categories and business models. Course-correct as incubation teams execute and deliver results, work with teams across Microsoft to scale our efforts, and graduate those projects into product groups. Be a self-starter and be comfortable working in ambiguous environments, keeping shared goals in mind and working with a collaborative and curious mindset Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 9 years relevant experience; 7 years with Master's degree or 4 years with PhD. Easily demonstrate a broad portfolio of varying experiences; such as: Program/Project Management, Engineering, Manufacturing/Production, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Data Analytics/Management, Global Supply Chain, and/or Quality/Mission Assurance Demonstrated experience in providing innovative solutions to complex, undefined challenges and successfully executing those solutions Portfolio management experience over a set of related programs, projects or initiatives Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance Preferred Qualifications: Master's, MBA or PhD degree in a technical, business or related field Project Management and Agile / Lean Agile expertise Excellent organizational skills, and demonstrated success managing strategic partnerships, including defining and marshalling large scale collaborative projects with multiple stakeholder groups. Data Analytics and Dashboarding Experience Strong understanding of Northrop Grumman policies and practices and / or in a similar corporate culture Ability to communicate effectively with executive leaders internally and externally. Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills across multiple disciplines DoD secret clearance 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 : R10021007
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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