Sr. Principal Product Owner – DevSecOps (DSO) (21-372)

Requisition ID: R10004421

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Colorado Springs - CO, 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: 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.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team 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.  Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Sr. Principal Product Owner – DevSecOps (DSO) based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Candidate will serve as the Product Team Product Owner (similar to SAFe Product Manager) for the C2BMC Dev Sec Ops Product Team.
  • Candidate will be responsible for driving value delivery for the infrastructure of a complex missile defense command and control system.
  • Specify stakeholder needs to drive the frequent delivery of value to the customer.
  • Coordinate and prioritize needs for multiple Task Orders across multiple Product Teams.
  • Contribute to the overall C2BMC Program Roadmap.
  • Assess progress and report status to Leadership.
  • Act as the technical interface with the Government.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Work with other Product Teams to plan and execute C2BMC releases.
  • Interface with the Run Ahead, System Architecture and Technical Leadership Teams and communicate priorities to the Product Team.
  • Support preparation and presentation of briefings and demonstrations to customer.
  • The candidate is required to support the accomplishment of Earned Value Management, by working closely with the CAMs providing the supporting information to assess EV performance, and prepare variances and ETCs.

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • An active Secret clearance is required.
  • 9 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 13 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Proven leadership experience with full life cycle development on large, integrated DoD systems, including requirements development and interpretation, design, implementation and test, fielding and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated experience as either a Product Manager or a Product Owner.
  • Demonstrated experience specifying customer needs and managing customer priorities.
  • Experience and understanding of Earned Value Management in a software development environment.
  • Use of common Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools such as GitLab, Nexus, Ansible, NetBox and Tower.
  • Use and configuration of container platform/orchestration products such as Kubernetes;, SCNA).
  • Experience leading and managing cross functional teams in the development and integration of distributed, real-time software systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in performing stakeholder management in a large, complex Development program.
  • Good working knowledge of Ballistic Missile Defense concepts, Battle Management and Command and Control (BM/C2) systems, defense communications systems, and the BMDS is highly desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Team management/leadership in an Agile environment.
  • Experience with DoD integration processes, Agile and DevOps/DevSecOps. methodologies and automated test tools.
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience a plus.
  • Command and control system application development.
  • Experience with Software Integration and formal testing.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing Cyber Security/RMF requirements.
  • SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (PM/PO) certification strongly desired.

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






Salary Range: 114100 - 171100

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.