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Principal Project Management (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10047136

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Edwards AFB, California, 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, 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Control Account Manager (CAM)/Project Manager based out of Edwards AFB, CA. As a CAM, the individual will work with a technical team, Program Operations leadership business management and Scheduling team to gather necessary information for cost control and forecasting the Control Account financial data and delivering monthly program reports. The CAM will update Earned Value Management (EVM) tools and produce required data products, review monthly Earned Value (EV) data and provide detailed cost account status, and support program requirements. Additionally, this individual will manage multiple projects across a fully integrated team.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Coordinate with technical leadership a cross functional Integrated Program Team (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical objectives

  • Develop and deliver presentations to customers, management and other program stakeholders

  • Define, plan, perform, monitor, control, and complete a variety of project tasks simultaneously.

  • Perform Control Account Management (CAM) duties

  • Track budget actuals against predictions and financial performance against the full EV performance management baseline, participate in CAM status calls, prepare status for/attend weekly status meeting, provide/enter weekly Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) status, support stakeholder meetings, review Actuals Hours reports for time charging accuracy and alignment with IMS status.

  • On a monthly basis: calculate & enter Estimate to Complete (ETCs) into the financial system, analyze EV metrics and generate Variance Reports (VARs) as required, and attend program VAR meetings.

  • Coordinate with the scheduling team to develop and execute to an Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)

  • Coordinate Change Requests with the Business Management and Scheduling team as needed

  • Work to targeted cost, schedule, and staffing requirements

  • Review labor resource and cost actuals on a weekly basis, taking action on any discrepancies

  • Support development of packages for Proposal and Change Requests for cost and schedule and present to Sr. Leadership

  • Support logistics team, generate staffing requirements, documentation, forecasts

  • Facilitate internal meetings to support staffing, ensuring the staffing needs meet the staffing baseline

  • Adhere to all internal processes for Program Management

  • Perform schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks

  • Perform full project monitoring such as, requirements traceability, SOW shredding, facilitation of team meetings, tracking and closing action items, presentation creation for all levels of leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of applicable experience, or 2 years with Master’s Degree. Applicable experience includes experience in project management, control account management or technical leadership. 10 years of applicable experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Must have U.S Citizenship with active/current Secret Clearance with a periodic review in the last 6 calendar years

  • Must be obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission

  • Hands on experience in project management, control account management or technical leadership.

  • Experience working within an Integrated Product Team (IPT)

  • Experience with CAM and EVM methodologies

  • Proficient with MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of the organization having excellent presentation skills​

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or Business Administration

  • Experience with Risk Management, Return to Green (RTG) plans, and scheduling cross functional activities

  • Experience in contracts executing full earned value management

  • Experience in Agile earned value management

  • Previous experience working Agile Development projects

  • PMP Certification

  • Agile or SCRUM Certification

  • Advanced level knowledge of tools such as Jira and Confluence.

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance


Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.