IPT Lead/Sr. Principal Engineer

    Northrop Grumman
    Linthicum, MD
    Full-time, Part-time
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    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 Space Sector has multiple openings for Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. These positions will be located in Baltimore, MD, and placement will be commensurate

    with qualifications. This individual will lead a cross-discipline engineering team typically ranging from 5-25 people and interface with Engineering & Program Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Mission Assurance.

    Typical Responsibilities:
    - Lead and direct cross-functional engineering teams during proposal, design, manufacturing, and delivery phases of products in development and production phases
    - Support proposal development and new program acquisition efforts
    - Interpret statements of work assigned by program leadership
    - Develop and execute to project budgets and schedules, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS), critical
    path management, Estimates-at-Completion (EACs), and workload forecasts
    - Interface with functional departments to secure team staffing
    - Work with suppliers and be able to articulate project requirements
    - Brief internal and customer leadership on progress of work assigned

    The selected candidates will perform in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings.

    The selected candidates are expected to be self-motivated, highly organized,

    and detail oriented and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

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    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    - Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or STEM-related discipline with 9 years of experience, or 7 years with a Master's Degree and 9 years of experience with a Ph.D

    - Candidate must have good communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and good oral and written presentation skills
    - Leadership experience should include at least five of the following: project planning, cost and schedule management and tracking, technology management, risk management, performance reporting, proposals, manufacturing support, vendor selection and management, hardware specification, and program staffing.
    - Experience in RF, Electrical, Digital, Power, or Mechanical Design System Architectures. Experience with space hardware design and fabrication. Software candidates with a strong background in project management will be considered.

    - Active and current Secret government clearance, U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Experience as Technical lead, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, or other leadership role in a program office or business function with demonstrated team building, organizational, and interpersonal skills
    - Experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM) managing Earned Value Management System (EVMS) projects
    - Experience directly managing or leading engineering teams
    - Fluency with developing and executing project schedules
    - Basic understanding of the Design, Manufacturing, and Test process for space hardware
    - Problem-solving experience in a team environment

    - PMP certification a plus

    - Active and current Top Secret government clearance a plus

    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: 556638841Posted: 2020-05-21