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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal User Applications Liaison in Redondo Beach, California

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a Project Systems - User Applications Liaison 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing project systems-related support to the Sector's Program Cost Analyst (PCA) and Project Accounting organizations. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA, but can also be performed virtually.

Roles and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Finding creative and efficient solutions to the business challenges of a diverse Space Sector and customer base.

  • Acting as a conduit between Program Cost Analysts, Business Management, Contracts, Cost Accounting, other functional areas, other sector's Project Systems organizations, and Enterprise Services.

  • Providing support to functional users of 1ERP project-related systems such as SAP and Business Warehouse.

  • Participating in and/or leading various functional User Groups and Change Control Boards.

  • Identifying and troubleshooting software processing and reporting issues.

  • Identifying potential process/system enhancements.

  • Testing software enhancements/patches prior to their introduction into the production environment.

  • Developing, maintaining and delivering training to the Business Management community; and defining/refining and documenting business processes in response to changes.

  • Participating in non-recurring projects representing the interest of the Project Systems and Project setup organizations within the non-recurring project (i.e., 1ERP).

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

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:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with 9+ years of relevant experience - OR - 7+ years relevant experience with a Master's degree. An additional four years relevant work experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Knowledge of SAP Project Systems (PS) module.

  • Knowledge of general corporate business processes and practices.

  • Proficient business writing and presentation skills with the ability to plan and carry out complex projects across multiple functions.

  • Ability to advise and interact with sector senior management as well as management across sectors.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office suite skills, with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of the 1ERP Project Systems (PS) module and a thorough understanding of the Project Systems and Project Setup processes.

  • Broad understanding of the 1ERP model, interrelationships between contracts, billing and other business processes.

  • Strong commitment to regulatory compliance and internal controls.

  • Demonstrated process improvement using a disciplined approach.

  • Experience with project systems and business management.

  • Ability to plan and carry out complex strategic projects and provide insight and results for data calls.

  • Ability to advise and interact with the highest levels of management.

  • Experience in partnering with multiple functional organizations.

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