Information Systems Project Manager (Principal or Senior Principal)-20005123

Location: Bellevue
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Interim Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!


Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as an Information Systems Project Manager, (Principal or Senior Principle Level) based out of Bellevue Nebraska.


What Youll get to Do:

This motivated individual will serve as a project manager within the SEMS organization and will provide leadership and overall direction to one or more project teams engaged in the design, implementation and modification of IT projects that span across functional organizations while providing oversight and leadership for all project requirements. The selected candidate will serve as the customer liaison for project leadership and will manage all scheduling, change
management, risk management, and cost management requirements for the assigned project. The selected candidate will also be responsible for any optimization, or other remediation work assigned by the project management lead. The location for this position is in Bellevue, NE. Up to 10% travel may be required.


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Develop customer relationships and cultivate customer intimacy

Leading and directing a cross-functional team to meet program cost, schedule and technical objectives

Preparation of project execution plans and identification of appropriate technical and business resources required

Ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget.

Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) and serving as the Cost Account Management (CAM) for IT projects.

Development and delivery of presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders

Work in a deadline-driven environment, handling and prioritizing multiple tasks. Works under general direction, independently determine and develop approaches to solutions.

Manage and track status of projects, metrics, financial budgets, and EACs; Manage schedules and prepare status reports; and ensure project remediation and ongoing compliance goals are met


A successful Information Systems Project Manager candidate must possess excellent communication skills - both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills; a good problem solving mindset; and the ability to present program visibility at internal/external meetings to include all levels of management including executive level.


This is not a Manager position. This is an individual contributor role.


This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.


This position may be filled as either a Principal or Senior Principal.


Basic Qualifications:


Level 3:

  • A Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant work experience or 3 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree; 0 years with PhD

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • The candidate must have experience in leadership.

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required) 

Level 4:

  • A Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relevant work experience or 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree; 4 years PhD

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • The candidate must have experience in leadership.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required) 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Prior or current experience with the Air Force Weather projects or programs
  • Experience with project management tools and presenting project data like status, risk and deliverables to key stakeholders
  • Previous experience working Agile Development projects
  • Experience with multiple contract types (CPIF, FFP)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including data retrieval and pivot tables
  • PMP Certification
  • Advanced level knowledge of Atlassian tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Agile or SCRUM Certification
  • Current, Active Secret or Top Secret clearance

What We Can Offer You:


Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your benefits will include the following:


Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements  


Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.


Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


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.

Job ID: 20005123

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 flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Interim Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position