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Principal / Sr. Principal Project Management – Infrastructure/Operations

Requisition ID: R10054455

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Chantilly, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

This position is for the role of a Program Integrator. The selected candidate will be part of a diverse organization of project integrators within the Program Operations Homeroom. The candidate is responsible to oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serve as the liaison between program management and integrated product teams. This individual contributor will work on the Program Integration Team supporting infrastructure and facilities projects. 

The candidate needs to have demonstrated performance in program integration and execution.  They should have an expert level knowledge of all associated program and IPT level program management products such as the PMP, requirements documents and design specifications.  They should adhere to NG processes and apply them to working internal projects.  This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities, and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. Some travel may be required.

Responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):
•             Plans utilization of space and facilities for program consistent with requirements of organizational efficiency, and available facilities and funds
•             Plans, directs and manages all phases of facilities modification and building projects from establishment of design concepts through design and implementation
•             Planning physical space for program expansion and assuring the availability of hardware and software resources 
•             Ensures project requirements are defined, contract and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established, and financial terms/conditions of contract are identified
•             Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules
•             Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope
•             Focal point between the Program and the Facilities Department
•             Arranging security escorts for contractors
•             Work with security to comply with security requirements and IT for data and communication requirements.
•             Coordinate the work of employees and contractors assigned to projects.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications:

•             Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 6 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution; 4 years with Master's degree for a level 3 position; or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 10 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution; 8 years with Master's degree for a level 4 position.
•             Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite; the ability to create, manage, and manipulate the tools, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
•             Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience utilizing them professionally
•             Current, active DoD Top Secret Clearance within 4 years of last investigation / adjudication
•             Ability to attain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications: 

•             Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or similar
•             Aerospace and/or Defense Industry Experience

Salary Range level 3: $83,800 - $125,800

Salary Range level 4: $103,900 - $155,900

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $103,900 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.