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Sr. Principal Project Management – NORTHCOM Deputy & Peterson AFB Site Support (22-459)

Requisition ID: R10078818

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (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 Space Systems – Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal Project Management – NORTHCOM Deputy & Peterson AFB Site Support to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

Position will be located at the MDIOC and report to the C2BMC Command Center Lead located at Schriever AFB. This position is multi-faceted with the primary role being the NORTHCOM Deputy to support the MDIOC and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station (CMSFS); in order to meet all NORTHCOM requirements. Also, this role will support the new mission capability for MSVP, with additional duties as the Peterson AFB Site Spt, and BOA sustainment/training.

Essential Functions:

  • Candidate will assist the NORTHCOM Lead in all sustainment tasks and will coordinate all facets of the NORTHCOM Mission; to include remotes sites in other states (e.g. Beale AFB, FGA, Clear, and Buckley Space Force Station) for maintaining all C2BMC systems (hardware and software at all NORTHCOM sites).
  • Position requires the ability to manage multiple projects, interacting and coordinating with various intra/inter Missile Defense Agency related organizations to include attending conferences and briefings on behalf of C2BMC Operations.
  • Candidate must also possess the ability to brief both program management and customer leadership.
  • Applicant will be responsible for maintaining both hardware and software in a complex heterogeneous computing environment consisting of SUN Solaris UNIX, Windows 2000 (Servers and Clients), CISCO Routers and Switches, SGI and other network components.
  • Candidate will also supply inputs to monthly status reports to include activities accomplished and support participation in the weekly staff/technical interchange meetings and administer the C2BMC configuration management processes.
  • Position is normally Mon-Fri: will require off-hours, some on-call, evening and weekend support during system anomalies and/or tests; and dependent upon real-world events.
  • Some travel is expected (up to 3 or 4 trips/yr).
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.

Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Top Secret clearance is required.
  • 10 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 14 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)
  • Experienced in Project Management, Planning, technical troubleshooting and resource management
  • Experience with operations and maintenance of large-scale computer and communications systems/networking environment
  • Effective communications and ability to brief technical system and network issues and overall system reports to program management and customer leadership using appropriate tools such as Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint
  • Candidate must be a self-starting problem solver with the ability to work with military and civilian personnel in a potential high stress situation with limited supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

  • C2MBC Sysadmin and overall knowledge of NORTHCOM operations and processes.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Salary Range: $94,500 USD - $141,700 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.