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Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10084570

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • 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: 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 has an opening for a Principal Project Manager to join our team. This position will be located onsite in Melbourne, Florida.

Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

This position is for a Principal Project Manager, who will be supporting the Program Office and Operations and Integration team in a classified environment. The selected candidate will be part of a diverse organization of project integrators within the Operations and Integration organization. The candidate is responsible for oversight and management of the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and will serve as the liaison between program management, integrated product teams, and other functional areas. The selected candidate will also support infrastructure team and act as a liason between the Enterprise Services team and Program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs). This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. Some travel may be required.

Responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Capturing, tracking, and providing visibility into/reporting on action items
  • Development and presentation of Executive level leadership briefings
  • Facilitation of meetings, resulting actions, and any associated deliverables, including senior leadership meetings
  • Assisting in the planning, development, and oversight of a classified network infrastructure
  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of tools/templates for monitoring project progress
  • Assessing project issues and developing resolutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives
  • Providing mentorship to junior-level employees
  • Work with internal customers to understand the business goals, objectives, rules and additional requirements
  • Work side by side with an IT counterpart to ensure tool development and infrastructure projects are on time and meet the needs of the program

This individual contributor should be able to work independently with little oversight and be able to receive requirements at a high level and derive lower-level requirements as required. Candidate should possess leadership skills and should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience OR Master’s Degree with 4 years of experience in Project Management or Program Integration.
  • 4 additional years of project management experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office tool suite; the ability to create, manage, and manipulate the tools, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience utilizing them professionally. (managing projects, scheduling, budget)
  • Active DoD Secret or Top-Secret clearance (last investigation completed within last 6 years).
  • Ability to obtain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with IT infrastructure (both hardware and software) 
  • Experience with SharePoint Designer, InfoPath, and Jira
  • Experience with Designing, developing, and managing site content and capabilities
  • Experience with agile methodologies in software development or product owner responsibilities

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Salary Range: $72,400.00 - $108,600.00

Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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.