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Sr. Principal Project Management Analyst (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10082767

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location Icon Location: Sierra Vista, AZ, USA   |  San Diego, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Sr. Project Management Analyst to join our NATO AGS program integration team at our Rancho Bernardo, CA or Sierra Vista, AZ locations however telework may also be considered.   This position will support a high visibility and fast-paced foreign military sales contract.  This position will primarily be that of an engineering integrator responsible for bridging the gap between project management and engineering initiatives associated with the NATO AGS program.  You will be engaged in applying engineering processes to resolve and / or progress Diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages (DMSMS) and/or modernization efforts of the NATO AGS Air Segment.  The position will have frequent interactions across disciplines and organizational boundaries as well as customer interaction through presentations and working group meetings. 


  • Create, review, and revise engineering change proposals
  • Review status of projects and budgets
  • Prepare status reports and present to program / customer leadership
  • Develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals.
  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring and controlling project progress
  • Candidate may also travel up to 10% of the time in support of other CONUS/OCONUS operations
  • Provide Technical support to various entities such as PMO, Subcontractors, Contracts, Product Support.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of project management (or engineering) or 13 years project management (or engineering) experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Active / Current DoD Secret Clearance
  • 5 years project management experience
  • Working knowledge the following:
    • Key Performance Indicators and Metrics
    • Developing basis of estimate documents
    • Contract data requirement lists
    • Assist in Developing, implementing, and updating project schedules
    • Developing rough order of magnitude estimates
    • Developing requests for proposals
    • Decomposition planning
    • Engineering change proposals
    • Change board process
    • Engineering discipline for DMS support, with prior engineering experience in Payloads, Comms, and/or Air Vehicle IPT.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineering experience
  • Prior RQ-4 UAV or MQ-4 Trion and/or ground segment experience
  • R-TIP radar technology experience
  • Foreign military sales experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent negotiations skills
  • Familiarity with host country (Italian) Culture, traditions, laws, etc
  • Familiarity with host country (Italian) program, contracts, and capture activities
  • Export Management Experience

This position reports to Sierra Vista, AZ, USA, however, this position can also be worked from San Diego, CA, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $155,900 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.