Sr. Principal Chief Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum, MD
Jan 15, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10024276Category: EngineeringLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 3At 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 "A cents € 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.At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.Northrop Grumman Space System is seeking a Sr. Principal Chief Engineer to function as an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead within the Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) Division. The Space System IPT Lead will focus on program execution responsibilities. Programmatic focus will be on the activities to develop key technologies, integrate and shape solutions for Space Payload and Ground Systems Division while also supporting the creation of new strategies to win and execute future development programs. This position will be located in Baltimore, MD and placement will be commensurate with qualifications.This individual will lead a cross-discipline engineering team typically ranging from 5-25 people and interface with Engineering & Program Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, System, Software and Mission Assurance.Typical Responsibilities Include:Lead and direct cross-functional engineering teams during proposal, design, manufacturing, and delivery phases of products in development and production phasesSupport proposal development and new program acquisition effortsInterpret statements of work assigned by program leadershipDevelop and execute to project budgets and schedules, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS), critical path management, Estimates-at-Completion (EACs), and workload forecastsInterface with functional departments to secure team staffingWork with suppliers and be able to articulate project requirementsBrief internal and customer leadership on progress of work assignedPerform in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings.The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented and possess effective verbal and written communication skillsUS Citizenship is requiredBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or STEM-related discipline with 9 years of related experience, or 7 years of related experience with a Master's Degree, or 4 years of related experience with a Ph.D.Leadership experience should include at least five of the following: project planning, cost and schedule management and tracking, technology management, risk management, performance reporting, proposals, manufacturing support, vendor selection and management, hardware specification, and program staffingExperience in RF, Electrical, Digital, Power, Mechanical Designs or Embedded ProcessingActive Top-Secret clearance, with willingness to obtain TS/SCIPreferred Qualifications:Experience as Technical lead, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, or other leadership role in a program office or business function with demonstrated team building, organizational, and interpersonal skillsExperience as a Control Account Manager (CAM) managing Earned Value Management System (EVMS) projectsExperience directly managing or leading engineering teamsFluency with developing and executing project schedulesBasic understanding of the Design, Manufacturing, and Test processProblem-solving experience in a team environmentPMP certification a plusActive TS/SCI with counterintelligence polygraphSalary Range: 120000 - 180000Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

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