Principal/Sr. Principal Avionics Project Engineer

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Elkton, MD
Posted
Aug 18, 2022
Closes
Aug 20, 2022
Ref
629170502
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10058114 Category: Engineering Location: Elkton, Maryland, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time 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 Defense Systems has an opening for a highly-motivated Principal Project Engineer/ Sr. Principal Project Engineer with electromechanical Project Engineering experience. The candidate should be a self-starter and will be responsible for working within and outside of the IPT to resolve high visibility issues. This role will be from the Motion Control Systems and Avionics group and will be located at Elkton, MD. This position provides project engineering support to Avionics development programs including development planning, scheduling assignment of tasks to individual contributors, follow up and coordination with stakeholder to ensure completion of work products. Position involves researches, design, development, and test of a variety of electromechanical components and systems, including Brushless DC Motors; Linear Actuators; FPGA based Circuit Card Assemblies; analog and digital circuitry; power electronics; and control and test equipment. Responsibilities may include: Cost, schedule, and technical performance for Motion Control System projects Work Package Manager for SOW Contract deliverable milestones and dates Supplier / subcontract management Coordinate with program to ensure appropriate processes are followed Identify and manage risks, issues, and opportunities within their area of regard Define, establish, and maintain the configuration baseline of their product Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers, functional managers, and customers Accountable to the IPT and motion control functional area for daily execution This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. Basic Qualifications for Principal Project Engineer (required to be considered): A Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with 5 or more years of engineering experience; 3 or more years of engineering experience with Masters in STEM; and 1 or more years of engineering experience with PhD in STEM Microsoft Office skills (Power Point, Word, Excel) Must be a US citizen and able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. Preference given to those who have an active clearance. Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Project Engineer (required to be considered): A Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with 9+ years of engineering experience; 7+ with Masters in STEM and 5+ with PhD in STEM Microsoft Office skills (Power Point, Word, Excel) Must be a US citizen and able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. Preference given to those who have an active clearance. Salary Range: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD Salary Range 2: $120,000 USD - $180,000 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. US 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.