Paralegal 3/4 Chandler, AZ

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.

The Northrop Grumman Corporation Law Department is seeking a Paralegal 3/4 for an exciting opportunity to join our Northrop Grumman's Space Sector. Northrop Grumman is a world leader in military, civil and commercial Space development, operations and exploration. This Paralegal position will support Northrop Grumman's Launch & Missile Defense Systems Division (LMDS) located in Chandler AZ and Salt Lake City UT areas. This individual will be located at either our Chandler AZ campus or one of our Utah campuses (Roy UT or Magna UT).

Specifically, this individual will support a broad range of duties and responsibilities in the rapidly growing Space market involving both U.S. Government and commercial customers. This individual should demonstrate a heightened sense of confidentiality, discretion, ethics, integrity and professionalism in supporting a variety of sensitive matters involving national security, large contractual matters and corporate matters. Prior U.S. Government Contracting experience is highly desired , e.g., working at an aerospace company, federal government contractor and/or law firm supporting Government Contracts.

Keys to success include:

  • Working well under pressure.

  • Desire to work as a team.

  • Ability to solve problems independently.

  • Completing requirements in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment.

  • Proactive mindset, self-motivated, well organized and detail oriented.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Roles and responsibilities of the Paralegal 4 will include (but not be limited to) the following :

  • Conducting legal research.

  • Leading/supporting negotiation of NDAs and subcontract terms and conditions.

  • Assisting in investigations and litigation.

  • Preparing training materials, briefings and guidance documents.

  • Preparing and managing firewalls and various databases.

  • Handling information requests.

  • Report generation and compilation.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma with a minimum of 6 years' experience in a legal compliance-related position, including public or government contracting.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Focus on attention to detail, grammar/proofreading skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management and budget analysis.

  • Experience conducting on-line legal research, e.g., researching statutes, regulations, case law, U.S. Government reports, subpoenas, etc.

  • Experience with investigations, document collection, and interviews.

  • Ability to execute tasks and projects independently and proactively.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to changes in processes.

  • Ability to balance multiple, competing priorities, individuals and geographies.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective, collaborative relationships with others.

  • US citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior U.S. Government Contracting experience is HIGHLY desired, e.g., working at an aerospace company, federal government contractor and/or law firm supporting Government Contracts.

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2 years' Paralegal experience.

  • Paralegal certificate and/or a Bachelor's degree in Paralegal studies.

  • Experience using online third-party due diligence tools, such as Aravo, Steele, WestLaw, etc.

  • Experience (or strong interest) in international anti-corruption compliance regulations, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act and other global anti-corruption laws.

Salary Range: $58,000 - $96,600

Salary Range 2: $71,200 - $118,600

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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 most positions.

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