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Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10061726

  • 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’s Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Project Management professional to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in either Melbourne, FL or Palmdale, CA.  This is an individual contributor role and is not a management/leadership opportunity.

Job Description:

This position is for the role of a Program Integrator. The selected candidate will be part of a diverse organization of project integrators within the Program Operations Homeroom. The candidate is responsible to oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serve as the liaison between program management and integrated product teams. This individual contributor will work side by side with the Program Manager on all program reporting and executive level presentations.

The candidate should have an understanding of the IMS and Program Management processes and procedures.  They should adhere to NG processes and apply them to working internal projects.  They should have knowledge of industry practices and standards, and demonstrate the skill and ability to perform professional tasks. This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities, and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. Some travel may be required.

Responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Programmatic operation and integration directly supporting the Program Office in day-to-day execution
  • Assess project issues, and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives
  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of tools/templates for monitoring project progress
  • Preparation of status reports and presentations for NGC internal and Customer meetings
  • Program Risk process as well as IPT risk tracking and assistance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • 6 years’ experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution with Bachelors or similar; 4 years with Masters
  • Skillful with Microsoft Office tool suite; the ability to create, manage, and manipulate the tools, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Proven success managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of the Integrated Management Framework (IMF)
  • Experience with interfacing with all levels of employees and Leadership
  • Active secret or top secret clearance (last investigation completed within last 6 years)
  • Ability to attain and maintain program access (PAR)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience in Project management, Program Integration/Execution
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience utilizing them professionally
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or similar
  • Strong written and verbal communication, including presentation skills to senior leadership
  • Aerospace and/or Defense Industry Experience
  • SharePoint experience

Salary range for Melbourne role: $72,400 - $108,600

Salary range for Palmdale role: $83,800 - $125,800


Salary Range: $72,400 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.