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Sr Project Management & Planning Analyst

Requisition ID: R10067911

  • 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 is looking for a Sr Project Management & Planning Analyst. This position is based in Melbourne, FL. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade.


Seeking a highly motivated Sr Project Management & Planning Analyst with a passion for driving outcomes to serve in the role of Tech Ops & Integration.  The candidate with support organizational priorities of the Air Dominance, Vice President Engineering, and the Chief Engineering leadership team. Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Support Engineering initiatives that impact the Air Dominance programs, which may include SOO, LRSP and Annual Operating Plan (AOP) updates / development
  • Participate and drive Engineering goals and initiatives as flowed down from Corporate/Sector/Engineering
  • Assemble response to NCTA/Capital requests and prioritization within the Air Dominance programs
  • Support Affordability strategy and support and lead Affordability initiatives as needed
  • Support Engineering and Engineering Strategic Critical skill definition
  • Support Engineering dashboard and metrics strategy as related to the Program
  • Focus on improving Program Technical Execution and Technical Quality
  • Represent the VP, Air Dominance Engineering at Division/Engineering meetings as needed
  • Support the Engineering program standup process, including leadership of identifying staffing requirements and fulfillment, process implementation and management, metrics management and systems/tools. This includes deployment of baseline engineering tools infrastructure, implementing sector best processes, metrics and standards across all engineering disciplines
  • Participate in trade studies related to critical skills and engineering mass studies for future platforms
  • Support affordability and process improvement initiatives for the Division/Engineering, coordinated with Engineering as related to the Program
  • Support division or engineering specific audits as related to Air Dominance programs
  • Support NAR/ICE reviews, Independent Review Teams (IRT) and other technical reviews when performed on Air Dominance program
  • Coordinate NCTA requests and prioritization assigned programs
  • Coordinate with the Program Managers, program integration teams, and human resources to determine program requirements and skill disciplines (staffing and de-staffing)
  • Participate in weekly meetings with functional management organization to assist the homeroom in understanding the program’s requirement in support of satisfactory and on-time fulfillment of staffing requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution OR Master's degree with 8 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution
  • Skilled use of Tableau, Confluence, MS Teams as well as Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)
  • Experience and knowledge of SharePoint
  • Working knowledge of Project Management principles
  • Must have an active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Special Program Access
  • Project integration experience
  • Risk/issue/opportunities (RIO) experience
  • Experience in SCIF/SAPF environments
  • Control Account Manager (CAM) experience or scheduling experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Proposal writing experience
  • Experience and ability to autonomously assess complex problems and decompose them into a plan of action while coordinating across a large, diverse team of program, business, and technical SMEs.
  • Aerospace and/or Defense Industry Experience

Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.