Sr Principal CIO Program Manager - SSSD RISE BU Redondo Beach, CA

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.

The Space Systems PMO is seeking a Senior Principal level Chief Information Office Program Manager (CIO PM) in support of Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) programs within the Responsive Integrated Systems Environment (RISE) business unit in the Redondo Beach, CA area. The CIO PM leads all aspects of implementing innovative information technology (IT) solutions that deliver value and enable SSSD strategic business initiatives. This includes leading all IT strategic planning and implementations, as well as day-to-day IT activity across SSSD programs. In addition, the CIO PM, i n coordination with CIO service lines, is accountable for the delivery of all CIO services, including Classified Solutions, Cyber Security, and IT Service Delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a matrix team and oversee multiple programs and projects in support of the division's shared CIO services, IT, and program security statement of work

  • Liaison between CIO services and division / program senior management to ensure alignment of CIO services and IT strategy, proposals, and execution of business requirements

  • Effectively interact with members of CIO services, IT, and sector, division and program leadership teams to optimize strategies in support of stated goals and objectives

  • Provide direction leadership over CIO services and IT systems activities in support of customer's strategy development, budget, and cost management

  • Oversee proposal development, staffing plan development, product, and service acquisition and delivery, teaming relationships and communication activities, thereby ensuring timely and cost effective delivery and customer satisfaction

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 7 years of IT experience; OR a Bachelor's Degree with 9 years of IT experience

  • Must have at experience in either project management, cost, budgets, or scheduling

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

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

  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify issues and solutions to those issues, and drives issues rapidly to closure.

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.

  • Candidates must have an Active DOD Top Secret security clearance in order to be considered.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access

  • Candidate will be working on-site

  • Ability to travel ~25% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Northrop Grumman Sector-specific experience.

  • Broad background in IT Infrastructure, business applications, and operations

  • Ability to perform risk & opportunity analysis and prepare detail cost and technical proposals

  • EVMS Skills and Experience

Salary Range: $129,700 - $194,500

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.

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