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Associate Project Management / Project Management

Requisition ID: R10080391

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

This Project Management position will support the Program Manager/Business Area Director and Leadership team onsite at a restricted effort in Palmdale, CA, with some travel between NGC sites as required.  The overall responsibilities include executable tasks that will enable program leadership to achieve operational excellence.

Primary duties will include facilitating cross-IPT integration, managing the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serving as liaison between project management and planning, project teams, other management team members, and program Functions. This position has a focus on data collection and data analytics/analysis. A successful candidate will be able to manage large sets of data including verify integrity, summarizing, and drawing meaningful conclusions.

Regular responsibilities may include the following:

  • Data collection, aggregation, analysis, and summarized reporting across multiple data sources and organizations
  • Review status of projects and budgets, manage schedules, and prepare status reports
  • Assessment of project issues and development of resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Development of mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
  • Tool and metric development, and management of small projects within the larger program and business area
  • Support of new business proposal writing and team organization
  • Support of internal and customer meetings including meeting logistics, presentation material templates, collection, and content generation, meeting attendance for on-site integration, action item tracking, and post-meeting follow-up
  • Maintaining organization charts
  • Conduct business travel up to 25% of the time from assigned work location to other NGC sites

Must be highly detail-oriented, organized, proactive, and a skilled communicator.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university for an A01, or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 3 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution; 1 year with Master's degree for an A02
  • Current, active DoD Top Secret Clearance within 4 years of last investigation / adjudication
  • Skilled use of Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)
  • Working knowledge of Project Management principles
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Special Program Access
  • Master's Degree
  • Data Analytics experience
  • Project integration experience
  • Supplier management experience
  • Risk/issue/opportunities (RIO) experience
  • Experience in SCIF/SAPF environments
  • Control Account Manager (CAM) experience/certification
  • Scheduling experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Proposal writing experience
  • Experience and ability to autonomously assess complex problems and decompose them into a plan of action while coordinating across a large, diverse team of program, business, and technical SMEs.
  • Aerospace and/or Defense Industry Experience

Salary Range: $56,300 USD - $84,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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.