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Principal Information Systems Project Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. 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.Leads and directs one or more project teams engaged in the design, implementation and modification of IT projects that span across functional organizations. Prepares project execution plan and identifies appropriate technical and business resources needed for the team. Ensures projects are completed on schedule, within budget and meets technical requirements of the assignment. Keeps current on advances in the field of IT. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team.In the heart of Silicon Valley, the Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale location is undergoing an initiative to modernize their existing business systems and custom applications. We are looking to hire a skilled business process analyst/project manager to support this effort. This person will lead multiple projects and will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. It will require the coordination of all activity from the initial kick off through completion of the project. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.Telecommuting is an option, however some travel may be required.Responsibilities

  • Elicits, analyzes, specifies, and validates the business needs of stakeholders
  • Collaborates with project sponsors to determine project scope and vision
  • Works with stakeholders and project team to prioritize collected requirements
  • Translates conceptual customer requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner for the developers/project team
  • Develops and conduct reviews of business requirements to ensure that requirement specifications are correctly interpreted
  • Collaborate with customer and development team to identify appropriate technical solutions
  • Coordinate with customers and/or technical staff to resolve issues
  • Use accepted project management, application development and documentation standards and processes
  • Coordinate testing, implementation, documentation of applications
  • Work as the project manager and provides leadership, guidance and support to all team membersSkills
    • Self-starter that takes initiative to complete assignments with little supervision
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and customer service skills
    • Proficient with computer and information technology
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Adept at managing time to meet deadlines
    • Ability to think logically and analyze business process requirements
    • Experience leading virtual teams across enterprise
    • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detailsBasic Qualifications
      • Bachelors degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience; 3 years with a Masters degree. (Appropriate combination of experience and education will be considered in lieu of the degree requirement)
      • Demonstrated project management skills and project management software skills, including planning, organizing, and managing resourcesPreferred Qualifications
        • PMP certification a plus Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sunnyvale , Principal Information Systems Project Manager, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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