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Sentinel (GBSD) Training Devices Sr Principal Project Mgmt / Control Account Management – 5013

Requisition ID: R10050622

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. 

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Project Management person with Control Account Management (CAM) experience. . This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the GBSD Ground Base Strategic Deterrent program Training Devices team. Learn more about the GBSD program here. 

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do: 

The successful candidate serves as liaison between Program management and planning, technical managers, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers, line managers, and customer Program Control Account Managers (PCAMs). Adherence to budget baselines using Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost and schedule control methodologies and tools. Conducts a variety of compliance and surveillance activities including Earned Value Management, Financial Attributes, training, and direct program support to ensure compliance for programs within a validated Earned Value Management System (EVMS). 

  • Works side by side with the Program Manager and Integrated Product Team (IPT) leads on all program reporting and executive level presentations.

  • Works with Suppliers to support program processes and procedures

  • Works with Sub-IPT and Business Management to review and prepare monthly Financial Attributes compliance statements

  • Reviews, prepares, and analyzes Monthly Management report EV data for submittal to the IPT Program Manager

  • Assists on sub-IPT program EVM Analysis in ensuring technical, cost, schedule, and program management compliance

  • Prepares analysis in support of monthly cost/schedule metrics reviews

  • Facilitates Variance Analysis Report (VAR) and Estimate at Complete (EAC) development and approval

  • Supports reviews and audits by  the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Internal Audit organizations

  • Participates in internal EVMS surveillance

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 
• 401k 
• Educational Assistance 
• Life Insurance 
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions  
• Paid Time Off  
• Health & Wellness Resources  
• Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, 10 years’ experience supporting U.S. Government contracts, project management and financial/cost experience Or 8 years with Master's Degree OR 4 years additional years of experience in lieu of a college degree.

  • Experience applying business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions and performance.

  • Experience working communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved to meet program stakeholder needs.

  • Experience identifying and addressing program impacts through systematic, proactive, approaches to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts.

  • Experience monitoring and controlling program plans, cost and schedule baselines that meet both contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.

  • Active Secret Clearance and the ability to be upgraded and the ability to obtain program access.

  • Experience with P6 and MS project.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Master's Degree.

  • Active Top Secret Clearance.

  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience using them professionally.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or similar.

  • Experience with Cobra, Empower, or Open Plan.

  • Familiarity with Defense Cost and Schedule Management processes/tools.

  • Experience interfacing with government audit agencies such as the DCMA and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).


Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.