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Northrop Grumman Space & Satellite Senior Principal Chief Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Space System is seeking an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead within the Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) Division. The Space System IPT Lead will focus on program execution responsibilities. Programmatic focus will be on the activities to develop key technologies, integrate and shape solutions for Space Payload and Ground Systems Division while also supporting the creation of new strategies to win and execute future development programs. This position 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, System, Software and Mission Assurance.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 candidate will perform in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings. The ideal candidate is 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, Mechanical Designs or Embedded Processing

  • US Citizenship and Active top-secret clearance, with willingness to obtain TS/SCI, is required

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

  • Problem-solving experience in a team environment

  • PMP certification a plus

  • Active TS/SCI with counterintelligence polygraph

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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.

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