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Principal/Sr. Principal Project Manager (Palmdale)

Requisition ID: R10098312

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • Location Location: Palmdale, CA, USA   |  Edwards AFB, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (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: 2

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 requisition may be filled at the higher grade depending on the requirements listed below.

This position is for the role of a Project Manager. The selected candidate will be part of a diverse organization of project managers within the SIT&E organization. The candidate is responsible to oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects.   This position will require the project manager to perform advanced project management tasks from inception to close-out and continue to manage the system for operational efficiency. 

The candidate should have knowledge of EVMS and Program Management processes and procedures.  They should have knowledge of industry practices and standards and demonstrate the skill and ability to perform professional tasks independently. This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities and have experience briefing Leadership.  Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. 


This requisition may be filled at the higher grade depending on the requirements listed below.


Basic Qualifications:  


For Principal Project Manager (Level 3):
•    Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of project management/ related industry experience, 4 years with Masters
For Sr. Senior Project Manager (Level 4):
•    Bachelor's degree and 10 years of project management/related industry experience, 8 years' experience with a master's degree 
•    EVMS / Cost and Schedule / Project Management Experience
•    Skilled in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables), PowerPoint, and Project (scheduling)
•    The ability to obtain a Secret DoD Clearance and Special Program Access




Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Active Secret DoD Clearance granted or renewed within the last 6 years or under continuous evaluation
•    Experience managing technical projects preferably aerospace related
•    Experience managing facilities and infrastructure projects 
•    Master's Degree

This position reports to Palmdale, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Edwards AFB, CA, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $107,000 USD - $160,600 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.