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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, but they're also making history.
The SEIT Lead is responsible for directing the execution of the overall systems engineering, integration, and test (SEIT) effort on the program. The SEIT Lead is also responsible for horizontal and vertical integration across all engineering elements of the program. The SEIT Lead ensures the integrity of systems engineering processes, and timely development of core systems engineering work products. The SEIT Lead typically has Control Account Manager (CAM) responsibility, which comprises cost and schedule management for the SEIT work scope. The SEIT Lead interfaces with the Program Manager, Chief Engineer, System Architect, other engineering team leads, as well as the customer.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Serve as the cost account manager for the systems engineering responsibilities
Plan and execute the systems engineering core functions and ensure the SEIT team has qualified staff to execute the systems engineering core functions
Plan, execute, and close out system reviews (e.g., SRR, SFR, SDR, PDR, CDR, SVR, TRR, systems engineering peer reviews, Pre-test reviews, Post Test Reviews, Pre-Ship reviews, Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs), Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs), etc.)
Ensure system technical compliance with the program Statement of Work (SOW) and system requirements
Manage the vertical and horizontal technical integration throughout the product teams and program verification and validation efforts
Oversee system configuration management of the System Technical Baseline
Interface with the customer for the System Technical Baseline Management
Serve as the Logistics and Supportability Interface ensuring that all applicable specialty engineering disciplines horizontally integrate across applicable phases of the systems engineering lifecycle
Collect, manage and report the systems engineering metrics and Technical Performance Measures (TPMs)
Manage risk and opportunity and the production of core systems engineering work products and track the work products and associated program dependencies in the program schedule
Oversee the establishment and execution of the systems engineering lifecycle and work products
Support the transition of the system to the operations, maintenance, and sustainment stakeholders
Coordinate between the System Architect, Chief Engineer, Product Team Lead(s), program manager, and customer to ensure the integrity and executability of the program technical baseline
Align measurement objectives and activities to meet program performance goals and objectives
Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, a Master's degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields.
U.S Citizenship with an active DoD Secret Clearance
Experience leading technical teams
Experience in systems development, integration, and test
Good communication skills
Master's degree or PhD in STEM or technical management
Domain expertise in defense electronic systems
Understanding of DoD systems engineering requirements
Knowledge of earned value management
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/
This positions 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.
This position is contingent upon transfer of DoD Secret Clearance
Salary Range: $123,800 - $185,800
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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