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Project Management

Requisition ID: R10043272

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Project Manager specializing in efficient execution of multiple projects to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Strike Strategic Development organization. This role is located in Melbourne, FL.

The Project Manager will work directly with the Strategic Development program operations team to manage projects, aspects of the strategic operations rhythm and programmatic implementation support. In this role, you will be developing and managing multiple team projects and preparing status reports. You will assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. You will develop tools and methodologies for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers.  You will create templates for presentations and documents and assist authors with document preparation to ensure quality and consistency across team deliverables.  The successful applicant will thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.  Success will require attention to detail and emphasis on high-quality deliverable products

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and communicating processes and process changes to impacted stakeholders
  • Backlog management on behalf of team leadership
  • Metrics development, reporting, and upkeep
  • Interfacing with functional roles for staffing and forecasting
  • Ensuring consistent, predictable team progress to weekly, monthly, and annual goals

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of experience in Project Management OR a master’s degree with 1+ years of experience in Project Management 
  • Experience in one or more of the following specialized skills: Project Management, Agile Team Management, Technical Communications.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher-level clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise with entire Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with JIRA or other agile process management tools
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively interface with all levels of employees and management (Directors/VPs)
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance OR SCI access
  • Current Special Active Program (SAP) access

Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 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.