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Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10077272

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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.

Job Description:

This position is for the role of a Program Integrator. The selected candidate will be part of a diverse organization within the Program Integration Operations Homeroom onsite in Palmdale, California.

The candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing the complex operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as primary liaison between an Integrated Product Team (IPT), support organizations, and Program Management. With oversight, this individual contributor will manage various projects to cost, schedule, and quality goals, and compliance requirements. This includes developing methods for creating and managing schedules, preparing status reports, assessing project issues, developing resolutions, and being the IPT’s primary focal point for capturing risks, issues and opportunities, and other tasks, as assigned, such as preparation and/or presentation of executive level presentations. Some travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with 6 years of Project Management
  • experience 4 year with a Master's Degree
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office tool suite; Project, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Active secret or top-secret clearance (last investigation completed within last 6 years)
  • Ability to attain and maintain program access (PAR)
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple projects, simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications:

  • +6 years of Project Management experience
  • Experience in an aircraft manufacturing environment
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office tool suite
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Earned Value Management System
  • Certified Control Account Manager (CAM)
  • Experience using SharePoint or Jira
  • Experience in leading a team

Salary Range: $83,000 USD - $125,000 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.



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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.