US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret
TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time
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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 Systems is seeking a **Principal/ Senior Principal Project Manager** . This position will be located in **Roy, UT** and will support the Sentinel Training Devices team and Scrum efforts. Learn more about the Sentinel program here (http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/space/sentinel/) .
**What You'll Get To Do:**
+ Lead the efforts of developing Scaled Agile engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.
+ Conduct Scrum Team training, product backlog and retrospective training, Lean Agile development training for the Training Devices team as needed.
+ Support a range of technical disciplines from software engineering to hardware to cyber to testing automation on a Scrum Team.
+ Facilitate daily Scrum meetings and regular ceremonies.
+ Collect and analyze related metrics for trends and indicators, facilitate iteration/increment planning, provide Agile coaching and mentoring at all levels within the organization.
+ Lead the iterative solution lifecycle from executable architecture to maintenance, including: concept development, iterative design, production, delivery and deployment.
+ Have an understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), either from training and certification or 1-2 years direct experience.
+ Provide regular interaction with the customer.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
+ Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
+ 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.
**You’ll Bring These Qualifications:**
_This position may be filled at either a_ **_Principal Level_** _or_ **_Sr. Principal Level_** _per the requirements below:_
+ Principal Level: 6 years experience in project management with Bachelors, or 4 years experience in project management with Masters.
+ Sr. Principal Level: 10 years experience in project management with Bachelors, or 8 years experience in project management with Masters.
+ Experience managing communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program stakeholder needs.
+ Experience identifying and addressing program impacts through systematic, proactive, approaches to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts.
+ Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Secret level clearance and have the ability to obtain, and maintain access to Special Access Programs (SAP) as a condition of continued employment.
**These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:**
+ 1 or more years experience as a Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience - i.e. Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)
+ Bachelors or Masters degree in Project Management or related discipline from an accredited university.
+ Active Top Secret Clearance
+ Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
+ Knowledge of System Engineering principles and requirements management.
+ Experience with transitioning teams from Waterfall to Agile methods and practices.
+ Certification in one or more of these designations is desired: Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, and Project Management Professional (PMP).
+ 2 years or more experience implementing Agile principles and practices within DoD or Federal government environments.
Salary Range: $72,400.00 - $108,600.00Salary Range 2: $89,800.00 - $134,600.00
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.
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