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Sentinel System Test Project Management/ Principal Project Management – 5969

Requisition ID: R10068379

  • 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 System Test Project Management/ Principal Project Management. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. 

What You’ll Get To Do: 

This team is responsible for system test of the Air Vehicle and Ground Station software and hardware.  Disciplines to include master planning, configuration and data management, business management, risk management, processes and tools, engineering, and ordering of lab test materials in EPS.  This position regularly interfaces with senior management across the company and our customers.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • Review status of projects and budget, manage schedules and prepare status reports, assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with test managers.
  • Serve as an overall integration function for the test program engaging in many ad hoc activities required to ensure streamlined cadence for test operations and execution
  • Collaborate across all functions within the program to develop advanced concepts, techniques and requirements for new applications and tools
  • Coordinate schedules, and provide Liaison between the interfacing IPTs for lab utilization and access.
  • Focal Point for lab access requests and authorization coordination with security.
  • Facilitate internal and external meetings to support the System Test Team and represent Test in appropriate program reviews or boards
  • Identify and mitigate project risks throughout project life cycle
  • Support and generate proposal documentation as needed to foster new work
  • Develop and deliver high level briefings to Test Leadership
  • Provide solutions to complex problems that are consistent with the organization’s objectives
  • Identify opportunities for change and champion needed changes in the organization.

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.  

Job Qualifications: 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • System Test Project Management - 3 Years of experience with Bachelor’s degree; 1 Years with Masters.
  • Principal Test Project Management - 5 Years of experience with Bachelor’s degree; 3 Years with Masters. 
  • Active Secret Clearance awarded within the last 6 years
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and/or other project management software tools

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • PMP certification
  • Experience in Test Laboratory stand up
  • Experience working within a Test Team
  • Experience with Engineering Procurement System and Capital/Gov't Hardware Control
  • Experience with schedule management, risk management and performance management
  • Experience facilitating Test Readiness Reviews
  • Experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM)
  • Experience with tableau and data analytics
  • Experience with earned value management knowledge in a program management capacity
  • Capability to create and conduct high level briefings
  • Experience with high level customer engagement
  • Experience with Agile Project Management
  • Ability to work independently and multi task
  • Experience with creating and monitoring test  metrics
  • Experience with facilities organization and requests for assistance (MAXIMO)

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 


Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $82,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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 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.