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Northrop Grumman Principal Sustainment/Installation Engineer (21-068)NGO in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Sustainment/Installation Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Sustainment staff position reporting directly to the Fielding Lead under the Task Order 38 and Task Order 2 Managers.

  • The position requires the ability to plan, implement, and participate in hardware fielding, sustaining engineering, and logistics activities.

  • The candidate will lead multiple activities to include review projects for sustaining engineering impacts, track and prioritize Service Requests, and implement improved approaches to tracking maintenance actions.

  • The candidate will participate in multiple projects from initial planning and site surveys, through on-site installation at the COCOMs.

  • Focus areas include developing fielding and installation plans, instructions and detailed schedules, monitoring equipment design and build through production, organization and execution of ship readiness reviews, delivering of products and spares to the sites, and managing the on-site installation and checkout.

  • The candidate will also support logistics activities within the Sustainment Team such as reviewing sustainment plans, planning for deployments, and generating operating processes.

  • This position requires coordinating closely across other functional areas on the National Team, as well as the government counterparts at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).


Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Sustaining Engineering, Logistics, Fielding, process identification and implementation, self-starter, demonstrated interpersonal communications skills, able to work with minimal supervision, ability to multi-task, experience working with diverse site locations.

  • Must have the ability to install racks on raised floors, perform rack interconnect wiring, install and cable individual subcomponents within racks, install monitors/KVM/workstation solutions at various user locations, generate test procedures, perform acceptance testing, coordinate other Cross Functional Product Teams efforts required to complete an installation, and provide daily status reporting.

  • The candidate should have working knowledge of DoD Command and Control, C4I, or weapon systems deployment.

  • Candidates are subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working with deployed forces at remote locations and understanding international cultures is a plus.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements




Salary Min: $76K

Salary Max: $114K

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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.

Job Category : Engineering