Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer as the Launch Facility (LF) Design Integration Lead.This position will be located in Roy, UT or Colorado Springs, CO and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.
The Launch Facility (LF) Design Integration Lead will oversee and manage operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as liaison between the NG teams including program management, planning, project teams, field, logistics, and engineering. The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. The selected candidate will have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals and is committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. This position is an engineering role within the Command & Launch Segment Systems Engineering & Integration team.
The responsibilities include ensuring that Launch and Guidance Control systems, Operational Command and Control systems, Launch Equipment, Physical Security systems, Communications systems, and Infrastructure/Construction are fully electrically, mechanically, thermally, HEMP-shielded, radiation hardened and fully integrated together as a unit
Responsibilities include the following:
Conduct technical analysis of product implementations, modifications and enhancements to product in accordance with specifications
Troubleshoots technical problems and issues that arise from internal or external customers
Determines technical solution in accordance with product and specifications, and recommends actions to representatives for coordinative product solution
Assesses product needs in accordance with specifications and requirements
Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and project-satisfaction goals and objectives
Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with engineering, project managers, and the customer
Maintain clear communication with the product teams and subcontractors by phone, email, and in person
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
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.
Bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 9 Years with Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, leadership, and problem solving abilities. Solid business acumen.
Ability to work closely with multiple functional organizations (Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Field Operations, etc.).
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to engage with internal and external customers
Experience reading and interpreting government or military specifications
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Active DoD Secret Clearance (Background investigation within 6 years)
TS clearance, missile experience, Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations, with ability to focus on multiple projects with competing priorities.
Demonstrated experience in making sound decisions in uncertain and difficult situations.
Strong sense of urgency and work ethic in ensuring engineering meets customer and program expectations in a timely and efficient manner.
Experience in leading failure investigations and significant problem solving teams
Demonstrated experience working with customers to ensure project success.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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.
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