Project Engineer

    • Palmdale, CA



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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Project Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential functions:

Responsible for the engineering research, product development, and project engineering aspect for the Product Support team to include technical data and training disciplines to ensure cost, schedule, and technical execution across multiple deliverables

Directly thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse tasks, and a collaborative team setting across all business and function levels of management and integrated employees

Coordinating with senior employees with Cost Account Manager (CAM) activities for organizing cost and schedule management teams to maintain Earned Value (EV) of work packages and program schedules

Develops IMS and manages project technical execution of Supplier schedules and deliverables.

The Candidate will provide support to a technical integration operations group to ensure the system and support equipment is mission capable, supportable, reliable and maintainable.

Project Management experience to include development and tracking of project milestones, measuring performance and ensuring successful completion of organizational goals. Experience integrating new software and hardware requirements through testing, evaluation, and documentation.

This position will be involved in schedule and cost (Earned Value Management) planning and reporting to ensure operational and supportability metrics are met. This will include reporting on current projects, planning and forecasting the needs on proposed projects to meet contractual requirements. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing regular briefings to the customer, Logistics leadership and program management at IPT reviews and at all major program milestones.

Continued employment is contingent on obtaining and maintaining program clearance (Special Program Access).

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