Principal Project Management (Palmdale, CA)-19016596

Location: Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Program Operations has an opening for a Principal Project Management on our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.


The selected candidate will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing infrastructure projects and serves as liaison between the infrastructure manager, the information technology team, the facilities team and the security team.


Essential Functions: 

  • Plan, monitor and control infrastructure projects

  • Manage schedules

  • Prepare status reports for program management and brief status at periodic program reviews

  • Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Develops and implements standardized mechanisms for monitoring project progress

  • Serve as primary customer liaison at the joint infrastructure change board.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations and collaborative/team settings across all levels.



Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 6 years of experience in project management/scheduling/planning OR Masters Degree and 4 years of experience in project management/scheduling/planning 
  • Current and active DoD Secret clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain additional program accesses
  • Must be willing to travel up to 10% within the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Understanding of facilities management processes
  • Understanding of IT processes
  • Understanding of classified security processes
  • Current and active DoD Top Secret clearance

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 ID: 19016596

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position