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Senior Principal Information System Program Manager

Requisition ID: R10058818

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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 Enterprise Services is looking for a dynamic, innovative ES Program Manager in the Aeronautics Systems Sector IT PMO. This motivated individual will provide overall technology thought leadership, strategy and IT management for a SAP program located in Clearfield, Utah while serving as a customer liaison between the different functional areas, the programs and ES IT Solutions organization.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•    IT strategy and operational activities including service delivery, technical requirements gathering, infrastructure solutions and project execution. 
•    Liaison between facilities and security when necessary, to drive optimal IT service environment at the Utah site.. 
•    Maximize alignment of program IT services with the Aeronautics\Enterprise Services sector operating models, strategies, business objectives and investments. 
•    Coordinate with division business leadership, homeroom managers, and end user groups to identify, plan, implement, and sustain IT Solutions to meet sector, division and program strategic and tactical objectives. 
•    Act as the IT Solutions ambassador to programs and business leadership, functional organizations, and end-customers (users). 
•    Monitor customer satisfaction with IT service delivery and engage ES IT Solutions resources to assist as required to meet and exceed IT service level objectives for the site. 
•    Identify systemic technical and service delivery challenges affecting the customer and then coordinate solutions with ES functional representatives; engage constructively to identify solutions.
•    Develop and present IT budgets in support non-recurring projects, recurring sustainment and LRSP IT planning; provide monthly financial analysis and reporting to AS IT program management and AS IT leadership team.
•    Leadership, peer engagement, and highly effective collaboration across the Utah site supporting both localized AS sector and ES IT enterprise initiatives and projects

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: 

•    Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of IT experience; or a Master’s degree and 7 years of IT experience 
•    Must have at least 5 year of experience as a Project Manager with knowledge in cost, budgets, and schedules 
•    Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience using the following MS Office Suite tools: Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel 
•    Experience providing strategic direction regarding IT products, processes, applications, and/or technologies is required 
•    Must have familiarity with technical solutions, infrastructure implementations, process/project documentation, and/or liaison interfacings for large enterprise organizations 
•    Experience in briefing and interfacing with executive leadership (i.e., President, Vice President and/or Director level) is required 
•    Candidate have an active or current DoD Secret level clearance with the ability to gain TS/SAP clearance following hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: 

•    Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s Degree, in Engineering Management, Information Systems, Systems Engineering, or Network Engineering (or similar STEM related discipline) is preferred. 
•    Previous Enterprise Services Program Manager experience. 
•    Familiarity with NGAS business, government customers, and programs is a plus. 
•    Broad background in IT Infrastructure, Business Applications, and IT operations would be helpful. 
•    Ability to perform risk & opportunity analysis, and prepare detail cost and technical proposals would be ideal. 
•    EVMS knowledge, skills, and experience nice to have. 
•    Customer-focused with proven leadership and excellent communication skills and with ability to drive cross functional teams to action when working in a matrix organization. 
•    Self-starter who works quickly and effectively, can get up to speed with program processes quickly and enjoys a fast paced, dynamic environment. 
•    Entrepreneurial spirit, and ability to challenge the status quo while providing innovative solutions to complex IT requirements Program Management or lead role supporting customer facing information technology business.
•    Program/customer communication and collaboration, energy, self-motivation, and innovative ideas in support of goals and objectives. 
•    IT governance, processes, and automation to provide visibility into the implementation of the Enterprise systems, including ability to assess status, progress, and identify conflicts, issues and conflict resolution, as well as schedule/project prioritization.


Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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

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.