Northrop Grumman Consulting Engineer Systems "Deputy Program Chief Engineer" Targets Program in Chandler, Arizona
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Northrop Grumman Space Sector is searching for an experienced Consulting Engineer, T6 to join the Program Engineering Management team within Launch Vehicles business unit in support of the Targets Programs located in Chandler, AZ.
This position reports to the Program Area Chief Engineer and works in concert with Program Area Management. In this role as Deputy Program Area Chief Engineer, you will join a staff of Chief Engineers and Program Engineering Managers that support program execution of ongoing development activities, production, flight operations, and new business capture amongst several Targets Programs. You support the Program Chief Engineer in the technical oversight of multiple Targets programs and ensure proper allocation and coordination of engineering resources through an IPT structure. You will co-lead the development and execution of technical reviews. You will partner with IPT leads to achieve efficient, effective, and innovative Engineering solutions. You will ensure subsystem and supporting technology development achieves program success and look for opportunities to leverage common design and products.
Help the team achieve 100% mission success.
Support Program Management team with broad technical experience and down-and-in technical guidance to support PEMs and product specific chief engineers.
Maintain working relationships with the Customer, providing timely communication and engaging to resolve technical questions posed by the Customer.
Guide teams preparing for flight operations with rapid review of change engineering.
Deliver quick and thorough resolution of non-conformances and other challenges that might arise, including leading failure investigations and presentation of findings to internal and customer review boards.
Act as a motive force to implement prioritized Digital Transformation efforts as directed by the LV business unit.
Bring mature engineering leadership to the coordination and performance of internal reviews like ERB, CCB, IFRR and design reviews.
Support Flight operations as Program CE at Chandler, MDIOC, Huntsville, or Launch Site.
Ensure that designs and hardware builds meet all internal and Customer requirements, especially across engineering discipline boundaries. Provide justification and adjudicate through proper boards any deviations or waivers to such requirements.
Perform other duties, as necessary, commensurate with the role of Program Chief Engineer.
This position requires a BS degree in Engineering and twenty (20) years or MS degree in Engineering and eighteen (18) years of related experience.
Position requires full-time location in Chandler
Familiarity with LV engineering practices and command media.
Technical leadership experience or previous Lead Engineer experience.
Experience with integrated system management and broad technical oversight.
Well-versed, skilled and disciplined in system engineering processes.
Active DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Ability to travel 25%.
Familiarity with the MDA organization and its methods of technical execution and review.
Experience with tactical execution of field operations.
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Job Category : Engineering