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Northrop Grumman Information Systems Project Manager (Staff Level) in Palmdale, California

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

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Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is looking for a dynamic, innovative IT Program Manager in the Aerospace Systems Sector IT PMO. This motivated individual will provide overall technology thought leadership, strategy and IT management for a SAP program located in Palmdale, CA while serving as a customer liaison between the different functional areas, the programs and ES IT Solutions organization.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•IT strategy and operational activities including service delivery, technical requirements gathering, infrastructure solutions and project execution.

•Liaison between facilities and security when necessary to drive optimal IT service environment at the Palmdale site

•Maximize alignment of site IT services with the AS sector operating models, strategies, business objectives and investments

•Coordinate with division business leadership, homeroom managers, and end user groups to identify, plan, implement, and sustain IT Solutions to meet sector, division and program strategic and tactical objectives

•Act as the IT Solutions ambassador to programs and business leadership, functional organizations, and end-customers (users)

•Monitor customer satisfaction with IT service delivery and engage ES IT Solutions resources to assist as required to meet and exceed IT service level objectives for the site

•Identify systemic technical and service delivery challenges affecting the customer and then coordinate solutions with ES functional representatives; engage constructively to identify solutions

•Develop and present IT budgets in support non-recurring projects, recurring sustainment and LRSP IT planning; provide monthly financial analysis and reporting to AS IT program management and AS IT leadership team

•Leadership, peer engagement, and highly effective collaboration across the Palmdale site supporting both localized AS sector and ES IT enterprise initiatives and projects




Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree and 14 years of IT experience; or a Master's degree and 12 years of IT experience; or a PhD degree and 9 years of IT experience.

•Must have at least 1 year of experience as a Project Manager with knowledge in cost, budgets, and schedules

•Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience using the following MS Office Suite tools: Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel

•Experience providing strategic direction regarding IT products, processes, applications, and/or technologies is required

•Must have familiarity with technical solutions, infrastructure implementations, process/project documentation, and/or liaison interfacings for large enterprise organizations

•Experience in briefing and interfacing with executive leadership (i.e., President, Vice President and/or Director level) is required

•Candidate must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a DOD Secret level clearance with SAP access

Preferred Qualifications:

•Bachelor's Degree, or a Master's Degree, or PhD Degree in Engineering Management, Information Systems, Systems Engineering, or Network Engineering (or similar STEM related discipline) is preferred.

•Familiarity with NGAS business, government customers, and programs is a plus.

•Broad background in IT Infrastructure, Business Applications, and IT operations would be helpful.

•Ability to perform risk & opportunity analysis, and prepare detail cost and technical proposals would be ideal.

•EVMS knowledge, skills, and experience nice to have.

•Customer-focused with proven leadership and excellent communication skills and with ability to drive cross functional teams to action when working in a matrix organization.

•Self-starter who works quickly and effectively, can get up to speed with program processes quickly and enjoys a fast paced, dynamic environment.

•Entrepreneurial spirit, and ability to challenge the status quo while providing innovative solutions to complex IT requirements Program Management or lead role supporting customer facing information technology business.

•Program/customer communication and collaboration, energy, self-motivation, and innovative ideas in support of goals and objectives.

•IT governance, processes, and automation to provide visibility into the implementation of the Enterprise systems, including ability to assess status, progress, and identify conflicts, issues and conflict resolution, as well as schedule/project prioritization.

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 Category : Information Technology