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SR STAFF CHIEF ENGINEER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10154992 * *Category:* Engineering * *Location:* Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America - Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America - Morrisville, North Carolina, United States of America * *Clearance Type:* SCI * *Telecommute:* No- Teleworking not available for this position * *Shift:* 1st Shift (United States of America) * *Travel Required:* Yes, 25% of the Time * *Relocation Assistance:* Relocation assistance may be available * *Positions Available:* 1 At 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 - 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. Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. At 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 - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, but they are also making history. The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission. Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a *Sr. Staff* *Chief Engineer* based out of *Fairfax, VA, Linthicum, MD, or Morrisville, NC.* The Chief Engineer is responsible for the technical direction and execution of all aspects of engineering on a program including design, development, implementation, integration, testing, and delivery of product to the customer. The Chief Engineer is the technical leader for the program engineering team, and also serves as technical advisor to the program manager. The Chief Engineer is typically the primary technical point-of-contact to the customer. The Chief Engineer coordinates across the program's Systems Engineering team and other engineering teams. The Chief Engineer ensures that all engineering teams adhere to sound engineering processes, in accordance with company policies, procedures, and quality standards. *What You'll get to Do:* * Ensures that the program is adhering to sound engineering processes in the development, production, test and sustainment products for our customers and is compliant with company policy, procedures, and quality standards * Maintains cognizance over technical activities within program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and ensures horizontal integration of the best engineering practices across the company * The Chief Engineer is expected to mentor Senior IPT leaders as part of this position * Authoring technical documentation such as white papers, proposal technical volumes, program milestone briefings (i.e. SRR, PDR, CDR, MRR,etc), systems engineering design documentation * Hardware/software design oversight * Verification and validation test activities * Performing functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications * Responsibility for close customer cooperation to ensure that requirements meet customer expectations * Providing presentations to customers and senior management, with tailored material based on the audience * Leading / overseeing technical work products developed by the larger engineering team, supporting design reviews and integration and test activities as needed * Perform capability assessments to predict requirement compliance *Basic Qualifications * * Bachelor's degree in STEM or related degree with 14 + years of experience; 12 years with a Master's; 9 years with a PhD; or 18 years of experience in lieu of a degree. * Active TS/SCI or TS with SCI eligibility, and willingness to sit for a poly security clearance * Theoretical knowledge of the System Engineering V-Model and hands on experience executing the systems engineering work flow * Demonstrated analytical thinking, problem solving skills, and creativity * Excellent decision making and communication (written and oral) skills * Demonstrated previous Systems Engineering leadership experience on major Government Systems Acquisitions * Experience leading cross functional teams * Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering *Preferred Qualifications:* * Active TS/SCI with poly * Space Vehicle to Ground and Ground to Space communication design, implementation & interface testing experience. * Experience with Activity Model development * Experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM) * Experience with Civil Engineering projects * Experience with scalable cloud-based software architectures * Experience briefing at formal milestone reviews * Experience in working with multiple subcontractors * PMP certification a plus *Salary Range: *$166,500 - $274,700 The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions. Employees 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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