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Principal/ Sr Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10082623

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. 

We are looking for you to join our team as an EVMS Analyst/Project Management based out of San Diego, CA. As a EVMS Analyst at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

This position will require onsite work however for this role we are able to offer flexible work arrangements and some remote work will be possible.

What You'll Get to Do:

This EVMS Analyst position will support the San Diego campus, JAD-G Logistics IPT tasking.  The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other developers. 

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supports the oversight and management of the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between the logistics team, project team, and line management

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports

  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Develops and maintains mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients

  • Review weekly reports for erroneous charging, open and close charge numbers, generate work authorization files, work with business management personnel on investigation of issues, support ETC updates, and preparing weekly/monthly inputs

  • Participate in weekly meetings with ability to communicate issues and needs

  • Generating initial Quantifiable Backup Data (QBDs) from Schedule information, working with technical leads to document lower level QBD status.  

  • Maintaining QBDs with current status and transferring status information across multiple files

  • Supporting internal EVMS Surveillance Reviews to ensure compliance to the 32 guidelines

Position may be considered at a higher grade based on the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal EVMS Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with 6 years of related experience; Master's Degree with 4 years of experience; may consider an additional 4 years of experience

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal EVMS Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with 10 years of related experience; Master's Degree with 8 years of experience; may consider an additional 4 years of experience

Basic Qualifications for Principal and Sr. Principal EVMS Analyst:

  • Experience in program/project planning and scheduling, logistics or supply chain

  • General EVMS experience and Schedule Management skills

  • Proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.

  • Capable of generating Excel spread sheets, creating formulas, and pivot tables

  • Active DoD Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace/Defense Industry experience.

  • PMP Certification


Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $107,000 USD - $160,600 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 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.