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Staff Technical PLM Software Migration Lead

Requisition ID: R10052512

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider of prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) has an opening for a Staff Technical PLM Software Migration Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA.


  • Develop migration strategy for NG Space’s divisions, business units, and programs from current PLM solutions to Northrop Grumman’s Next Generation Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Develop funding and budget estimates and NG Space and division investment requirements for successful migration to NGPLM
  • Responsible for oversight and execution of migration strategy, resources, and budget for NG Space’s transition to NGPLM. This includes integration with cross functional disciplines to include executive leadership, digital engineering, and business management.
  • This position regularly interfaces with senior leadership across the NG Space Sector.
  • Maintain migration project metrics using Agile framework.
  • Consolidate inputs for communications and reporting.
  • Reviews, analyzes, manages, and prepares documents and data for migration projects; relevant areas include: budget, schedule, and status reporting; documents/data creation includes, but is not limited to: PowerPoint slides, meeting agendas, detailed/accurate, meeting minutes, reports, etc.
  • Proactively assesses/identifies project issues and develop solutions/resolution actions to meet schedule, productivity, quality, and Digital Transformation-aligned goals and objectives
  • Develops mechanisms and processes to monitor project progress, intervention and problem solving actions for Digital Transformation leads, project managers, functional managers, and program stakeholders
  • Assesses project issues and works with appropriate parties to develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and Digital Transformation goals and objectives
  • Manages, and utilizes MS Project, Integrated Master Schedules (IMS); assertively promote adherence to each project’s IMS with an Agile framework
  • Performs CAM duties; understands variance analysis on cost and schedule reports
  • Supports yearly budget planning activities as needed
  • Provides Clear concise communications to stakeholders and executive leadership

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science in STEM with 14 years’ experience or Master of Science in STEM with 12 years' experience or Ph.D. in STEM with 9 years of experience.
  • Demonstrate experience in technical project management skills, including project planning, cost account management, project prioritization, long-range business planning, staff planning, and RIO (risk, issue, and opportunity) impact analysis 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain SCI and DoD Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Azure DevOps (ADO) or Jira
  • Experience managing software development projects, preferably Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) projects
  • Experience in electronics or hardware design and development projects
  • Experience using Teamcenter to support product development or supporting Teamcenter based migrations

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules:  For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.


Salary Range: $156,000 USD - $234,000 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

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 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.