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Enterprise Services, Senior Principal Information Systems Manager Position

Requisition ID: R10039641

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, 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, 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.

The Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services (ES) Sector is seeking a Principal Information Systems Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse leaders in our Aeronautics Systems Program Management Office (AS PMO), at our Palmdale, CA, site. 

 

The AS PMO provides information technology solutions and services across Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems Sector, driving superior business performance through a robust, secure, and cost-effective IT innovations, enabling our Digital Transformation. 
 
This motivated individual will serve as the Project Manager within the AS PMO Project Integration Team (PIT) Defenders, supporting one of four PIT Defender Agile Value Streams: Direct to Programs, Direct to Sites, Direct to Sector Functions or Digital Transformation As a PIT Defender, this motivated member will perform leadership tasks and activities, project management competencies, or drive the continuous delivery of an agile IT solution. 

 

Our vision is, a team of professionals, with Project Management skills, a Lean-Agile mindset, who partner with Aeronautics Systems, to deliver Capabilities, to the War Fighter, in 5 years or less. 

 

Our why is, to deliver capabilities, that defend our nation and our national interests. 

 

 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Embody and demonstrate the Northrop Grumman Leadership Values and Characters 

  • Lead and direct a multi-functional team  

  • Continuously communicate with customers, stakeholders and all resources, to support the delivery of all IT services or products assigned 

  • Effectively manage the cost, schedule and performance of all tasks, activities, and/or projects/products assigned 

  • Create cost estimates for proposals, use earned value metrics to manage financials, develop return to green plans for any variances 

  • Create a project schedule or backlog, identifying: work breakdown structures (WBS), resources, procurements (i.e. IT hardware or software), with a target transition to production, go live or minimal viable product (MVP). 

  • Create and present project/product status, using a stop light metric on key performance indicators (i.e. overall status, cost, schedule, …), current project funding status, identifying an possible Risk or Issues, and any return to green plans. 

  • Perform and Change Request (CR’s) required to support the delivery of any tasks or activities 

  • Utilize tools, such as MS Office (i.e. PowerPoint, Excell, SharePoint, MS Project), PM Compass, Shopper Lite Enhanced (SLE), AzureDevOps, Jira, or RIO, to effectively manage assigned projects/products 

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree with 3 years relevant experience. 

  • Proficiencies in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point, and Excel. 

  • Experience leading multiple project assignments 

  • Problem solving with integrated team including but not exclusive to the program manager, functional managers, and customers 

  • This position requires US Citizenship and have an active DOD Secret Clearance. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • An active DoD Secret Clearance (In Scope) with a Periodic Review completed in the last 5 years 

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills 

  • Experience with project management tools and presenting project data like status, risk and deliverables to key stakeholders 

  • Previous experience working IT projects 

  • PMP Certification 

  • Agile or SCRUM Certification 

  • Experience in or with the military 


Salary Range: $125,500 USD - $188,300 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.