Northrop Grumman Project Engineer 4_Palmdale in Palmdale, California
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Essential Functions :
The Candidate will provide leadership to programs within the Modernization IPT under the Mission Systems IPT.
Mission Systems IPT is responsiblefor all mission and avionics upgrades for the B-2 platform.
The position requires IPT Management experience to include product development and tracking/delivery of project milestones, measuring performance and ensuring successful completion of organizational goals and program statement of work.
Key facets include managing the technical integration of software and hardware requirements through development,design validation,and requirement verification.
The Selected Candidate will also be responsible for Project execution from a technical,cost, and schedule perspective.
The Selected Candidate should have general expertise in areas including: change integration and management, technical and program review boards leadership, cross IPT integration, problem resolution/defect analysis and path forwards, integrated function capabilities, integration of payloads, proposal development, management of engineering change proposals, and execution and management of change requests.
This position will be involved in technical baselining, schedule and cost (Earned Value Management) planning and reporting to ensure performance, operational and supportability metrics are met.
This will include reporting on current projects, planning and forecasting the needs on proposed projects to meet contractual requirements.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing regular briefings to the customer, leadership and program management at IPT reviews and at all major program milestones.
Continued employment is contingent on obtaining and maintaining program clearance (Special Program Access).
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or another STEM degree)
9 years of experience in project engineering or 7 years with a Master's degree.
Candidate must have an active DoD Secret and a background investigation within the scope of six years.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain all required security clearances and program specific accesses.
Current Program Access
Strong technical and project management trouble-shooting skills within the engineering field
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
Strong team-building/partnership skills
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