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Project Management / Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10111580

  • 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: Days (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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is looking for a Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This project management position will support an Integrated Product Team (IPT) on the B-21 program located in Melbourne, FL. We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual, with an eagerness to learn, and a passion for managing concurrent and effective projects. The selected candidate should have a willingness to explore new project management techniques and develop them in a team environment.

This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. There is no teleworking option available. 


  • Oversee and support the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management, the project team, and line management.
  • Review status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.
  • Serve as a cost account manager (CAM).
  • Assess project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and customers.
  • Maintain various metrics and develops associated dashboards for presentations.
  • Tool and metric development, and management of small projects within the larger program and business area.
  • Support of internal and customer meetings including meeting presentation collection, and content generation, action item tracking, and post-meeting follow-up.
  • Develop customer relationships and customer intimacy.


This position can be filled at the Project Management (level 2) or Principal Project Management (Level 3):

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 2: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 7 years of relevant experience. Will consider a Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience supporting Aerospace, Department of Defense, Government contracts, or project management experience; or 1 year with Master’s degree. 
  • Level 3: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 10 years of relevant experience. Will consider a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience supporting Aerospace, Department of Defense, Government contracts, or project management experience; or 4 years with Master’s degree. 
  • Current DoD Secret Clearance with a Periodic Review within the last five calendar years.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within 365 days of submission.

  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of the organization having excellent presentation skills.

  • Highly experienced using Microsoft (MS) Office products to include Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Experience following work instructions and process documents to learn how to complete standardized tasks.
  • Analytical thinker.
  • Self-driven and takes ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Produces high quality products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills. 
  • Experience in contracts executing full earned value management. 
  • Experience with CAM and EVM methodologies. 
  • Experience working within an Integrated Product Team (IPT). 
  • Experience with Risk Management, Return to Green (RTG) plans, and scheduling cross functional activities. 
  • Experience using SharePoint, Tableau, JIRA, Kanban Boards.
  • PMP Certification. 

Salary Range: $60,600 USD - $111,800 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.