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Principal Project Mgmt

Requisition ID: R10072007

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems has an immediate opportunity for a Principal Project Management position on the F-35 Program based in Redondo Beach, CA.  In this position, your key roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide executive support to the F-35 Program Office creating briefs, white papers, and other deliverables for decision making and status reviews by higher management at the Air Dominance Division, Aeronautic, and NG Corporate offices and by customers.
  • Act as the liaison between the F-35 Program and counterparts on the Air Dominance Division staff, the Aeronautics Sector staff, and Functional Homerooms, particularly as the Program spokesperson for the Program Office.
  • Assume the role as the Lead Program Integrator to lead the integration effort on the F-35 Program and provide leadership to the various Integrators throughout the Program to ensure the unimpeded flow of information and an integrated, coordinated work environment between the Program Office, Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and Functions on the Program.
  • Gather, analyze, interpret, and present Program data to assess and report on the status of the F-35 Program to upper management and to develop and present solutions to Program-wide issues.
  • Develop, disseminate, and implement Program goals / objectives and ensure that various Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Functions on the Program are consistently striving toward them.
  • Initiate and complete projects as required to further Program objectives and manage resources.

Successful candidates will have the following key attributes:

  • Proactive – anticipates requirements from higher management and initiate and complete actions required to meet those requirements.
  • Perceptive – sees the “big picture” but is also able to focus on the details and follows all of them through to completion.
  • Composed – maintains a “level head” in the extremely dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding environment on the F-35 Program, especially when working closely with executive management on projects with highly compressed timelines and tight deadlines.
  • Reliable – becomes a key resource and the “go-to” person for the executive leadership in the F-35 Program Office.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of eight (8) years work experience or Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks without appreciably direction

Salary range: $83,800 - $125,800


Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.