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Sentinel (GBSD) Principal Project Management/Sr. Principal Project Management – 9915*

Requisition ID: R10110741

  • 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 Principal Project Manager/Sr. 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 position is responsible for vertical and horizontal integration within Command and Launch. Disciplines to include master planning, configuration and data management, digital engineering, business management, risk management, processes and tools, engineering, etc. This position regularly interfaces with senior management across the company and our customers. The selected candidate will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. 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 managers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an integration function for Command and Launch engaging in many ad hoc activities required to ensure streamlined cadence and execution.

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

  • Coordinate schedules, and provide Liaison assistance between the interfacing IPTs for test facility utilization and access

  • Support the Command and Launch Team with vertical and horizontal integration activities in Roy Utah.

Successful candidates will have the following key attributes:

  • Proactive – anticipates requirements from higher management, and initiate and complete actions required to meet those requirements.

  • Perceptive – sees the “big picture” but is also able to focus on the details and follows all of them through to completion.

  • Composed – maintains a “level head” in the extremely dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding environment, especially when working closely with management on projects with highly compressed timelines and tight deadlines.

  • Discretion – self-initiates tasks with considerable latitude for independent judgment.

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:

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

  • Sr. Principal Project Manager: 10 years with Bachelors; 8 years with Masters; or 14 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain secret level clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain access to Special Access Programs (SAP)  as a condition of continued employment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles and execution of a large complex program.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team.

  • Experience with high level customer engagement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP certification.

  • Experience in system development.

  • Experience working within a multi-team environment.

  • Experience with Engineering Procurement System and Capital/Gov't Hardware Control.

  • Experience with schedule management, risk management and performance management.

  • Experience facilitating Program Reviews.

  • Experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM).

  • Experience with tableau and data analytics.

  • Experience with earned value management knowledge in a program management capacity.

  • Experience with high level customer engagement.

  • Experience with Agile Project Management.

  • Experience with creating and monitoring test metrics.

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: $74,600 USD - $111,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,400 USD - $138,600 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.