Project Manager

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Project and Asset Optimization organization within the Aerospace Systems Engineering and Global Product Development organization has multiple openings for qualified applicants in the area of Project Management.

If you are looking for role that supports a diverse customer set that can utilize your project management planning experience and are able to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously, shift quickly from project to project and identify and provide project resolutions that are in line with project/customer expectations, we invite you to pursue a career opportunity within our Project and Asset Optimization organization. This team serves as a liaison between multiple program disciplines including project engineering, configuration and change management, engineering, cost management, business management and the program office. Project managers execute on the full life of a project from initiation to execution through closeout while providing status and issue resolution. Our aerospace projects have a wide range of impact and complexity involving resource planning, capital & indirect budget management, facilities, lab and information technology management, long range strategic planning, EVM, staffing and coordination of senior level program meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • 1 – 6 years as a Program Manager OR Project Manager in an Aerospace environment
  • Experience in leading / supporting multi discipline teams
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline or business management
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience in aerospace or manufacturing industries
  • Experience leading a multi-discipline team of >5 employees
  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Excellent 2-way communication skills Project management professional certification
  • Lean Six Sigma, process development and continuous improvement experience is desirable
  • DoD Top Secret clearance

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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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