Principal Systems Engineer 3/4

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking a Systems Engineer - SPALTs to direct and manage activities associated with ULS Strategic Systems Programs Alteration (SPALT) Investigations, implementations and accomplishments of SPALTs. SPALTs are alterations to the existing Trident II equipment configuration baseline.

What You'll get to Do:

The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and you are comfortable engaging with the internal and external customers.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Direct all phases of SPALT project from inception through completion
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, accomplishment and technical oversight of SPALT projects
  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract modifications
  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, proposal work statements and specifications, and financial terms/conditions of the contract
  • Acts as primary customer contact for project activities, leading project status review sessions with internal management and customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance
  • Establishes project milestones and monitors adherence to SPALT processes and schedules, identifies project risks and develops risk mitigation or solutions
  • Ensures that contract requirements are met by directing, requesting, motivating or in other ways effecting desired action by all participating functional organizations and vendors or suppliers which are necessary to meet project requirements.
  • Ensure that each functional organizations planning is complete, consistent and realistic, considering manpower, skills, tooling and facilities consistent with that of other functional organizations and properly supported by the resources of each participating organization
  • Anticipate customer needs and develops strategies to fulfill those needs and or realign customers' expectations
  • Some travel will be required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, leadership, and problem solving abilities. Solid business acumen.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at either aPrincipalor Senior Principal Level."

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 5 year of System Engineering experience, 3 years and a Master's degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with multiple functional organizations (Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Field Operations, etc.).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project and SAP MRP (or similar) system and extensive knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance
Qualifications for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with9 year of System Engineering experience,7 years and a Master's degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with multiple functional organizations (Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Field Operations, etc.).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project and SAP MRP (or similar) system and extensive knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of TRIDENT II Launcher Subsystem and Support Equipment
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management and Risk Management.
  • Design and operational knowledge of Navy Programs

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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