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Modernization Coordinator (Project Mgmt or Principal Project Mgmt)

Requisition ID: R10062178

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Port Hueneme, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

Be a part of our LCS Sustainment Team as a (Project Management) Mission Package (MP) Modernization Coordinator or (Principal Project Management) Mission Package (MP) Modernization Coordinator. This position is located in Port Huenemi, CA.

What You’ll Get To Do:


Northrop Grumman Sustainment Team is responsible for embarking, debarking, maintaining and providing technical support of LCS Class Mission Module (MM) equipment located at the Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Port Hueneme, Naval Base San Diego County, Naval Station Mayport (NSM), newly constructed Ship Support Facilities (SSF) in US Navy facilities in Singapore and Bahrain, as well as Forward Operating Site (FOS) and other Remote Operating Site (ROS) locations in the Area of Responsibilities (AOR). The Mission Package Support Facility (MPSF) Modernization Coordinator is responsible for tracking and reporting on engineering change proposals (ECPs), Non-Permanent Change (NPCs), and all other modernization to MM equipment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with equipment Technical Design Agents (TDAs), In-Service Engineering Agents (ISEAs), MPSF engineering, and configuration managers to schedule modernization changes
  • Interact with the customer and internal program/functional leadership to update and understand availability windows, timelines, and resource availability
  • Maintain and update the planning tools associated with the modernization program
  • Participate in Configuration Control Board (CCB) to track and plan for upcoming modernization proposals
  • As a strong communicator, relay and receive information effectively
  • Collaborate in a team environment
  • Occasional travel to our Mayport or San Diego site (less than 10%)

“This position may be filled as (Project Management) Mission Package (MP) Modernization Coordinator or (Principal Project Management) Mission Package (MP) Modernization Coordinator based on the qualifications below.”

Basic Qualifications for a Modernization Coordinator (Project Management):

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years related experience or a Masters Degree and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have US Citizenship and have a minimum of active Interim Secret Clearance
  • Proven track record of coordinating and helping to facilitate projects, such as, managing schedules and preparing status reports
  • Experience with collecting data from multiple sources, maintain multiple spreadsheets and apply data to weekly and monthly reports
  • Experience using Microsoft Suite of office tools with intermediate skills in Excel a must

Basic Qualifications for a Modernization Coordinator (Principal Project Management):

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years related experience or a Masters Degree and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have US Citizenship and have a minimum of an active Interim Secret Clearance
  • Proven track record of coordinating and helping to facilitate projects, such as, managing schedules and preparing status reports
  • Experience with collecting data from multiple sources, maintain multiple spreadsheets and apply data to weekly and monthly reports
  • Experience using Microsoft Suite of office tools with intermediate skills in Excel a must

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Experience with configuration management
  • Experience with LCS Hull Modernization Plan (LHMP) for LCS ships
  • Experience with Navy maintenance and operational processes and procedures
  • Experience with the Regional Maintenance and Modernization Coordination Office (RMMCO) processes
  • Comfort using task-management tools like Jira and Asana
  • Microsoft Project - Intermediate Skills


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $83,800 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.