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Sentinel (GBSD) Project Manager/Principal Project Manager – 9917*

Requisition ID: R10110735

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, 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: 3

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The Sentinel (GBSD) program is looking for a Project Manager/Principal Project Manager to join our Program Integration Team located in Roy, UT. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you’ll get to do: 

This team is responsible for oversight and integration of program operations, execution and managing the program performance baseline. This includes integration with cross functional disciplines to include master planning, configuration and data management, digital engineering, business management, risk management, processes and tools, engineering, and more.  This position regularly interfaces with senior management across the company and our customers. The selected candidate will assist in operational aspects of ongoing projects. The candidate will also review status of projects and budget, manage schedules and prepare status reports, assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. The selected candidate will also develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Complete requirements analysis and data entry as required.

  • Serve as an overall integration function for the program engaging in many ad hoc activities required to ensure streamlined cadence for program operations and execution.

  • Collaborate across all functions within the program to develop advanced concepts, techniques and requirements for new applications and tools.

  • Coordinate schedules, requirements, and performance visibility to both the Program Office and the Customer while maintaining quality, cost, and schedule requirements.

  • Facilitate internal and external meetings to support the program and represent program management in appropriate program reviews or boards.

  • Identify and mitigate project risks throughout project life cycle.

  • Support and generate proposal documentation as needed to foster new work.

  • Develop and deliver high level briefings to Program Leadership and/or customer.

  • Provide solutions to complex problems that are consistent with the organization’s objectives.

  • Identify opportunities for change and champion needed changes in the organization.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Project Manager: 3 years with Bachelors; 1 years with Masters; or 7 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Principal Project Manager: 6 years with Bachelors; 4 years with Masters; or 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship  with a current or active Secret level clearance with the ability to obtain SAP clearance.

  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience leading a team in successful completion of projects.

  • Intermediate to expert in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Experience using agile methodologies and tools.

  • Experience in technical data development is a plus.

  • Experience coordinating and working distinguished visitors' tours.

  • Experience coordinating and working strategic communications .

  • Ability gain program access.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 

• 401k 

• Educational Assistance 

• Life Insurance 

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions  

• Paid Time Off  

• Health & Wellness Resources  

• Employee Discounts 


Salary Range: $60,600 USD - $90,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $74,600 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.