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F- 35 Principal Project Management (Level 3)

Requisition ID: R10101395

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Principal Project Management (Level 3) integrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals onsite in Redondo Beach, California.

The successful candidate is expected to be a highly motivated, resourceful, self-starter able to work collaboratively with internal teams and external customers in high-tempo environments. This role will actively work with the F-35 Development Program Manager (PM) and leadership team to integrate, control, and manage program requirements to ensure success of a portfolio of Development contracts. You will integrate the operational aspects of ongoing development projects and serve as liaison between program management, program integration and project teams. Travel of up to 10% of the time may be required.

Essential functions of role:

  • Support the F-35 Development PM and Leadership to accomplish a variety of precise, time-sensitive monthly deliverables, metrics, and presentations
  • Assist with monitoring progress, assessing project issues and driving path to resolution to meet program goals and objectives
  • Perform program resource management, including coordination of project staffing baselines and forecasts
  • Facilitate Risk, Issue and Opportunity management
  • Data synthesis, aggregation, analysis, and communication
  • Organize knowledge sharing, assist with improvements to team SharePoint site
  • Promote team engagement activities including lunch and learns, team recognition and organizational highlights
  • Support new business proposals and facilitation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with 6 years of experience or a Master's degree with 4 years of experience
  • At least 2 years of professional experience within the Aerospace or Defense Industry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Project Management
  • Project integration experience
  • Supplier management experience
  • F-35 Program Familiarity

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program. 

Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.