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Principal Enterprise Services IT Program Manager

Requisition ID: R10076419

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location Icon Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  Roy, UT, USA  |  Palmdale, CA, USA  |  Melbourne, FL, USA +3 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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's Enterprise Services organization is seeking a Principle / Sr. Principal Level Systems Engineering Enterprise Services Program Manager (ESPM) to work with a dynamic team that provides IT leadership and direction for the Digital Manufacturing Engineering and Quality (DMEQ) organization.

This role will provide overall vision and strategy, requirements forecasting, process and software application alignment, tool integration and cost performance for the Engineering Systems Pool (ESP) portfolio of applications. The Systems Engineering ESPM serves as a liaison between the ESP, and Aeronautics and Space Sectors for application requirements.

ESP Systems Engineering ESPM Job duties include:

• Effectively interacts with other members of the ESP leadership team to optimize IT strategies in support of Systems Engineering goals and objectives

• Provides leadership over IT activities supporting Systems Engineering, including strategy development, budget and cost management, proposal development, product and service acquisition and delivery, and communication activities

thereby ensuring timely and cost effective delivery and customer satisfaction

• Coordinates with project teams and resource managers to ensure that requirements are managed, changes are documented, and systems are developed, integrated, tested and deployed, as defined by Systems Engineering


• Resolves competing demands related to project scope, schedule, cost, customer satisfaction, and quality and ensures compliance with organizational processes and procedures

• Apprises DMEQ management of status, customer satisfaction, and risks that might affect program performance to ensure team success

This position requires collaboration and teambuilding across multiple domains and a demonstrated ability to independently prioritize, plan, and execute work tasks in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment while maintaining high quality results.

This position may be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal level depending on the years and depth of experience each candidate brings to the evaluation process.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or STEM related discipline and 5 years (Principal level) / 9 years (Sr Principal level) of relevant experience in support of Information Technology, engineering or a scientific discipline

• Proven ability to provide strategic direction regarding IT products, processes, applications and technology

• Experienced with managing cross functional teams, leading projects, budgets and schedules

• Candidate must have demonstrated success in leading people or projects

•US Citizenship is required as well as the ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance or greater following hire

Preferred Qualifications

• 3-5 years building and supporting Systems Engineering products (DOORS, CAMEO/Teamwork Cloud, STK, etc.)

• Substantial experience managing a large COTS software portfolio

• Experience in Project or Program Management with the ability to support multiple projects concurrently based on priority and criticality.

• Active DoD Secret Clearance or greater

• Candidate must be entrepreneurial, self-starter and have the ability to challenge the status quo.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, oral, and presentation)

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 3 locations listed above.

Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $125,800 USD - $188,600 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

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.

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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.