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Sr Principal Project Mgmt

Northrop Grumman | Chamblee GA 30341 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/21/2019

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Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our team on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Contact Center Environment project. The ideal candidate will exhibit experience with large Information Technology infrastructure upgrades. Additionally, the candidate will provide strategic planning documentation, monitoring and support for the IRS Contact Center Services Division. The ideal candidate will also exhibit senior level comprehension and ability to work closely with Executive level leadership. The candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to understand their audience and communicate appropriately with all levels of IRS management. This position will be located in Atlanta, GA.

Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management, the planning/project teams, and front-line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets to Sr. leadership as well as managing schedules and preparing status reports. Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress (Microsoft Project) and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, front line managers, and client staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of eight (8) years experience (4) additional years of experience in lieu of a Bachelors), preferably in the area of information technology and/or related field

  • Performed as a Project Manager for 12+ years

  • Ability to perform functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program

  • Experience performing under guidance of Executives in support as a trusted-advisor

  • Extensive experience interacting with clients and meeting facilitation,

  • Must be able to manage multiple IT projects at a time

  • Must have extensive experience with large IT infrastructure projects

  • Ability to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job

  • Broad knowledge of PMI disciplines as outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge(PMBOK)

  • 10+ years experience with project start-ups particularly in defining project scope, developing work plans and project schedules, preparing project estimates, developing resource plans, and compiling project status reports

  • Extensive experience managing heterogeneous project teams composed of resources from multiple vendors/organizations

  • Extensive experience reviewing documentation such as requirements specifications, design documents, manuals, test plans/cases, test scripts and test reports

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Treasury Minimum Background clearance

  • US Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience training/mentoring less experienced Project Managers: 5+ years

  • Expertise with Microsoft Project and tracking 10-20+ projects at one time

  • Experience designing, implementing and maintaining a SharePoint site

  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL processes

  • Documentation: 10 years
  • Managing/Facilitating development teams: 10 years

  • Ability to obtain Project Management Professional (PMP) certification within 1 year

  • Agile: 1+ year

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.

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Location Chamblee, GA, 30341, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical

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