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Enterprise Services Program Manager (Senior Principal or Staff level)

Requisition ID: R10057930

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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.

The Space Systems CIO PMO is seeking a Senior Principal or Staff level Enterprise Services Program Manager (ESPM) in support of Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) Functions in the Redondo Beach, CA area. Specifically, the ESPM will support Program Management Excellence, Safety & Mission Assurance and Manufacturing, which includes the Ground & Electronics Manufacturing, Mechanical Products & Manufacturing, Integration Test & Launch and Materials, Process, Environmental Test & Logistics organizations. In supporting Safety & Mission Assurance, the successful candidate will also be aligned to SSSD’s Business Systems Integration (BSI) organization, and as such have responsibility to support SSSD’s 1ERP and classified ERP (cERP) efforts including the transition to SAP S/4HANA.
 

The ESPM leads all aspects of implementing innovative information technology (IT) solutions that deliver value and enable SSSD strategic business initiatives. This includes leading all IT strategic planning and implementations, as well as day-to-day IT activity across SSSD programs. In addition, the ESPM, in coordination with CIO and Global Operations service lines, is accountable for the delivery of all services that ES provides, including Service Center Operations, Cyber Security, and Security. 
 

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Execute Chief Information Office strategy and operational activities including service delivery, technical requirements gathering, build versus buy analysis, infrastructure solutions and project execution

  • Lead the creation and change management of a fully functionalized Manufacturing product line, portfolio, and organization. This is aligned with business functional organizations, and focused on enabling outcomes of the business – cost reduction, efficiencies, speed to market, reuse & application tool simplification across the product domains.

  • Act as the CIO ambassador to business leadership, functional organizations, and site employees and advocate to represent business unit/functional requirements and concerns to the Space Systems CIO PMO management

  • Coordinate testing and acceptance of CIO initiatives, pre-production and support user training, and on-going feedback

  • Monitor customer satisfaction with service delivery and engage CIO and Global Operations resources to assist as required to meet and exceed CIO and Global Operations service level objectives

  • Develop strong/empowered relationships with cross functional sector groups. Drive and influence simplification improvements while understanding business partner/program business objectives and needs.

  • Escalate service actions and associated delivery priorities as required.

  • Identify systemic technical and service delivery challenges and then coordinate solutions with CIO and Global Operations functional representatives; engage constructively to identify solutions

  • Develop, present, and obtain approvals for CIO budgets, project plans, and functional/business unit initiatives

  • Deliver leadership, peer engagement, and highly effective collaboration across the Space Systems CIO PMO supporting Space Systems sector, SSSD and CIO enterprise initiatives and project.
     

This position may be filled at the Sr. Principal or Staff level.
 

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Level:

  • Associate's degree with 11 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, or Master’s degree with 7 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent and 13 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret clearance and SCI access.

  • Must have experience in either project management, cost, budgets, or scheduling.  

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience using the following MS Office Suite tools: Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Must have familiarity with technical solutions, infrastructure implementations, process/project documentation, and/or liaison interfacings for large enterprise organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify issues and solutions to those issues, and drives issues rapidly to closure.

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.

Basic Qualifications for Staff Level:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 14 years of IT experience is required; OR a Master’s degree with 12 years of IT experience; OR a PhD with 9 years of IT experience

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret clearance and SCI access.

  • Must have experience in either project management, cost, budgets, or scheduling.  

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience using the following MS Office Suite tools: Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Must have familiarity with technical solutions, infrastructure implementations, process/project documentation, and/or liaison interfacings for large enterprise organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify issues and solutions to those issues, and drives issues rapidly to closure.

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Northrop Grumman Sector-specific experience.

  • Broad background in IT Infrastructure, business applications, and operations.

  • Ability to perform risk & opportunity analysis and prepare detail cost and technical proposals.

  • Active Top Secret/SSBI security clearance with an adjudication or reinvestigation date within the past 5 years, and the ability to maintain the required clearance; additionally, the selected candidate will be required to obtain SCI access within a period of time as determined by customer and/or program requirements.


Salary Range: $125,800 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 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.