Principal/Senior Principal Operations Project Manager (OPM) for Advanced Operations, Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10086626
Category: Program Management
Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Baltimore, Maryland is seeking a Principal or Senior Principal Operations Project Manager (OPM) for our Advanced Operations team. The qualified candidate will possess excellent communication skills – both verbal and written, strong interpersonal skills, and strong organizational skills. The candidate must be a self-starter and motivated individual who can work in a fast-paced environment and facilitate and influence effectively. Primary duties for this multi-function role include responsibility for managing the sector Operations IRAD portfolio and Scrum Master duties for the Advanced Operations Sector Strategy team.

As Operations IRAD coordinator, you will coordinate and track baseline plans for critical IRAD projects and manage project execution, including change management, for cost, schedule, and quality compliance up to completion and close out. You will collaborate with technical project leads and manufacturing engineering managers to ensure project performance achieves baseline plans for all manufacturing engineering investment projects. Responsibilities include weekly/monthly spend status and earned value reporting, as well as assuring project compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) guidelines. 

As Scrum Master for the Advanced Operations team, you will be the servant leader for a highly motivated cross functional team of design, global supply chain, test and manufacturing engineers in support of executing the advanced operations sector strategy using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Responsibilities include leading daily stand-up meetings, reviews, demos, and other project-related meetings, supporting team members in their tasks, and coaching the team on Scrum principles and best practices.

This job may be filled as a Principal or Senior Principal based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant work experience or 3 years of relevant work experience with a Master’s degree

Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering experience

Knowledge of Agile principles, practices, and methods

Proven experience in project management

Proven experience in process improvement

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal:

Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of relevant work experience or 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master’s degree

Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering experience

Knowledge of Agile principles, practices, and methods

Proven experience in project management

Proven experience in process improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a Scrum Master using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Familiarity with advanced packaging for microelectronics

Knowledge of Jira and Confluence


Salary Range: $99,800 USD – $149,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $123,800 USD – $185,800 USD

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

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10086626 2023.01.14

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