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Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10066062

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is currently seeking an individual contributor Project Manager to join the Strategic Weapons System Program Support team located (onsite) in either our Sunnyvale, CA office or our Cape Canaveral, FL facility.

The Project Manager will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between the project team, line management, and customer. This position will be responsible for assessing project issues and developing resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. This includes the development of mechanisms for monitoring project progress, intervention and problem solving that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external requirements.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage Strategic Weapons System’s Information Management work scope
  • Lead or participate in the development of improved processes and procedures
  • Execute Business Resiliency & Resumption requirements for the Strategic Weapons System Product Line
  • Manage Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) submissions due to the Navy Customer
  • Execute Contract Incentive Plan requirements to maximize sales
  • Support and participate in proposal development for the Operating Unit
  • Develop and deliver training in support of new and existing policy/procedure
  • Monitor and report status of high priority Information Technology and Security issues to customers, executive management, and other program stakeholders
  • Other Program/Project Management assignments as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6 years' experience with Bachelor's degree or 4 years' experience with Master’s Degree
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships
  • Must be a self-starter, develop solutions to complex problems requiring ingenuity and innovation
  • Possess superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Above average skills in MS Office Applications (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
  • Be comfortable and work well as part of an integrated team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of customer compliance documents, government instructions, and government standards
  • Knowledge of Government Contracts and related documents
  • A proactive approach to risk management and continuous process improvement
  • MS SharePoint Proficiency
  • MS Project Proficiency
  • MS Excel Proficiency


Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $125,800 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.