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Program Manager 3 – Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10075169

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 3

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Program Manager 3 position to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • You will be responsible for all aspects of product, build and program execution on this restricted program including having responsibility for the cost, schedule and technical performance.
  • Responsibilities may also include contract negotiations, change management, preparing proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions for this contract.
  • You will act as the primary internal contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with the customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
  • You will also interface with the program customer on a regular basis. Establish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • You will direct the work of employees assigned to the program in the areas of technical, manufacturing, and administrative.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, 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 requisition is to hire for 3 team remembers for the following shifts: (a) 3/10s 1st shift, (b) 3/10s 2nd shift, and (c) 4/10s 2nd shift.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years of aerospace, military, or other relevant industry experience OR a Master’s Degree with 6 years of aerospace, military, or other relevant industry experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years leadership experience in a team environment
  • Must have an active DoD Secret or Top-Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to starting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of leadership experience in a team environment - Active Special Program Access (SAP)
  • Program management experience in a defense or production industry - Experience in Manufacturing, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Global Supply Chain, or Project Management
  • Financial experience in EVMS or similar cost and schedule management systems

Salary Range: $166,100 USD - $249,100 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.