Sr. Principal Engineer - Integrated Product Team Lead

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The Western Region Engineering & Sciences organization supporting the Navigation and Positioning Systems and Integrated Digital Systems business areas at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead based out of Woodland Hills, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

Lead engineering efforts on subteams of programs that deliver inertial and navigation systems or mission computers and cockpit upgrades.
Responsible for meeting business goals for engineering cost and schedule for scope of work as assigned.
Oversee and manage the engineering design, development, test and integration of hardware and software products/subsystems.
Own the overall technical quality and performance, budget (cost), and schedule for the engineering content of the assigned scope of work.
Ensure that the subteam is adhering to sound engineering processes in the development, production, test and sustainment in accordance with company policies, procedures, and quality standards.
Serve as the interface to the Program Manager, SEIT Lead, Chief Engineer, and other IPT leads to coordinate subteam technical and programmatic status and issues.
Serve as the interface to the Engineering Discipline/Department Managers to coordinate staffing requirements and ensure proper skill mix to support subteam activities.
Serve as the interface for Configuration Management, Subcontract Management and Manufacturing Operations for assigned scope of work.
Track and communicate the subteam's technical metrics.
Lead subsystem and low-level technical reviews.
Mentor junior technical contributors.

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.

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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.

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
o Education Assistance
o Training and Development


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or related discipline with 9 years of relevant experience; Master's degree with 7 years of relevant experience; PhD with 4 years of relevant experience.
Experience leading a small team on a technical development effort or technical production support.
Experience with generating or reviewing cost estimates/basis of estimates (BOEs).
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in a technical field.
Technical project management with budget experience.
Experience in bid and proposal development.
Knowledge of engineering planning, scheduling, metrics, earned value systems, and workload forecasting.
Technical experience in avionics or guidance and navigation control systems.
Demonstrated experience mentoring junior technical contributors.
Current Secret or Top Secret level security clearance.

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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