Principal Project Engineer (Technical Data and Training)

    Northrop Grumman
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    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 a Principal 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 and product development for the 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.

    Present to senior leadership.

    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).


    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field with minimum 5 years of experience in project engineering or 3 years of experience with a Master's Degree in STEM field.
  • Current and active Secret Clearance with Periodic review or investigation within the last 5 years is required start.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access as required.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current TS with Special Program Access
  • EVM experience Aerospace background preferred
  • Knowledge of Logistics discipline, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM), or Training


  • 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.
    Posting ID: 554941767Posted: 2020-06-25