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Sr. Principal ES IT Program Mgr.

Requisition ID: R10067743

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, 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.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is looking for a dynamic, innovative deputy 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 multi-program portfolio located in Melbourne, Florida.

Responsibilities will include, but not be 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 Melbourne 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 ES ambassador to programs and business leadership, functional organizations, and end-customers (users).

  • Monitor customer satisfaction with IT service delivery and engage ES 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree and 11 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience, or Master’s degree and 7 years of experience, or PhD and 4 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent and 13 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.

  • Candidate must have an active or current DoD Secret security clearance with an adjudication or reinvestigation date within the past 5 years; the selected candidate must be able to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance within a period of time as determined by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining the required security clearance will be a condition of continued employment.

  • The selected candidate will be required to obtain a Special Access Programs (SAP/SAR) clearance within a period of time as determined by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining a SAP/SAR clearance will be a condition of continued employment.

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience as a Project Manager with knowledge in cost, budgets, and schedules.

  • Must have a minimum of 3 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or 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 government programs is a plus.

  • Broad background in IT Infrastructure, Business Applications, and IT operations would be helpful.

  • Ability to perform risk and opportunity analysis and prepare detailed cost and technical proposals would be ideal.

  • Customer-focused with proven leadership and excellent communication skills, along with an 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.

  • Current DoD Top Secret security clearance.


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 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.