Sr. Principal Information Systems Project Manager

Requisition ID: R10018368

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Roy - UT, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time 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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Sr. Principal Information Systems Project Manager to work in our IT Project Management team supporting the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Program.  This position will be located in Roy, UT; a minimal remote work arrangement may be considered. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services, an organization of highly skilled and diverse individuals responsible for providing information technology solutions and services across Northrop Grumman, and driving superior business performance through a robust, secure, cost-effective IT infrastructure which enables collaboration and strategic business partnering to foster innovation and technology. 

The selected candidate will serve as a Sr. Project Manager and will provide leadership and overall direction to the assigned project team and all project requirements.  The selected candidate will also serve as the customer liaison for project leadership and will manage all scheduling, change management, risk management, and cost management requirements for the assigned project, while also being responsible for any optimization or other remediation work assigned by the Project Management team lead. 

Additional roles and responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Manage and track status of projects, metrics, financial budgets, and EACs; manage schedules and prepare status reports; and ensure project remediation and ongoing compliance goals are met.
  • Create, review, and finalize the project Statement of Work.
  • Assist the project management leadership team in assessing, documenting, and tracking of all new assigned project requirements.
  • Prepare project execution plans and identify the appropriate technical and business resources required.
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Lead and direct the assigned project team to meet cost, schedule, and technical objectives.
  • Adopt a positive attitude about Agile processes, ensure tasks are flowing from one phase to the next, and facilitate the basics of the process (i.e. transparency, project information is current, impediments are being eliminated).
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of customer’s lifecycles, standards, and supporting processes and practices.
  • Develop customer relationships and cultivate customer intimacy.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 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 an active DoD Secret security clearance with an adjudication or periodic reinvestigation date within the last 5 years; must be able to maintain the required security clearance as a condition of continued employment
  • Must be able to obtain Special Access Programs (SAP/SAR) within a period of time as determined by customer and/or program requirements; must be able to maintain SAP/SAR as a condition of continued employment.
  • Experience with traditional project management skills: managing budget, scheduling, estimating, etc.
  • Problem solving skills with integrated team including but not exclusive to the program manager, functional managers, and customers.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have experience in communicating with various levels of leadership.
  • Experience leading and managing multiple concurrent and complex project assignments.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with project management tools and presenting project data such as status, risk, and deliverables to key stakeholders.
  • Experience leading and managing IT related projects in an Agile environment.
  • Experience using tools that support agile processes such as JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework and working as a part of an Agile Development (Scrum) Team.
  • Experience with multiple Agile teams in different organizations.
  • PMP certification.
  • Agile or SCRUM certification.

Salary Range: 108600 - 163000

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.