Engineer Systems - Project Engineer

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Project Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Project Engineers provide engineering leadership, analysis, and execution support for the development of innovative systems. Focus is on change and technical integration of complex issues as well as how our solutions affect our program costs and schedules.

Essential Functions:

  • Change integration and management
  • Technical and program review boards leadership
  • Cross IPT technical integration
  • Proposal development
  • Risk, Issues, & Opportunity management

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) from an accredited university with 2+ years engineering experience OR Master's Degree from an accredited university with 0 years of experience
  • An active Secret DoD Clearance with an investigation in the past 5 years and the ability to obtain special program access prior to start.
  • Formal training or basic knowledge and experience in Program Management including Baseline Management, Program Change, Change Integration, Risk and Opportunity Management, and Risk Management Analysis.
  • Overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work will occasionally be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university field or similar field with 0 years' experience OR PhD with 0 years' experience.
  • Active, In-scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance.
  • 3- 5 years Program/Project management experience including Change Management, Risk and Opportunity Management, Change Proposal processes.
  • Advanced use and/or application of technical principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks.
  • Develops recommended solutions to advanced technical problems as assigned.
  • Minimum 3 years proven experience in one or more of the following:
    • Aircraft Design
    • Aircraft Avionics & Electrical Systems
    • Aircraft Testing
  • Excellent communication, analysis and problem solving skills and Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Systems/Model Based Systems Engineering academic or work-related experience.
  • Strong understanding of common SE processes and procedures.
  • System Design behavior analysis academic or work-related experience.
  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Significant experience in the developmental/operational test maintenance environment.
  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project.

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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