Principal or Sr Principal Systems Engineer (Configuration Data Mgt Lead)(Palmdale or San Diego)Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10162833

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America | San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

This requisition may be filled at the Principal or Sr Principal level based on requirements listed below.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking candidates with outstanding leadership skills for Configuration Data Management Lead reporting to Configuration Management Section Manager. Position may be located in Palmdale, CA or San Diego CA.

In this role, you will focus heavily on document creation, control and management. You will be responsible for managing, monitoring, and maintaining the processes for engineering documents going through the Document Control and Release process.

Essential Functions:

· Tracking System Configuration

· Supporting Enterprise Configuration Control Lead

· Facilitating Configuration Control Board meetings

· Audit Lead for the System configuration(s)

· Analyzing proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system

· Adjudicating configuration squawks, presents proposed solutions to leadership, and drives proposed solution to closure

· Facilitating and leading multi-organization system configuration meetings to understand problems and suggest solutions

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

  • Educational assistance is available to employees who want to continue to learn and develop skills/knowledge. Our educational assistance program supports employee development by providing resources such as:

  • Free Education Advice: Call 855-222-2398 to speak with an experienced advisor to tailor an educational program to your career goals and needs.

  • Tuition Savings at Accredited Schools: Access a network of accredited schools in a variety of locations (and online) to take advantage of reduced tuition costs and waived fees.

  • Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

This requisition may be filled at the Principal or Sr Principal level based on requirements listed below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Configuration Data Mgt Lead: Must have a Bachelor's degree in STEM field with at least 5 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience

  • Sr Principal Configuration Data Mgt Lead: Must have a Bachelor's degree in STEM field with at least 9 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and at least 7 years of relevant experience

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance for consideration

  • Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • Familiarity and or experience with FAR/DCMA/DFAR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in STEM Field

  • Final Top Secret Clearance

  • Experience developing, evaluating or auditing plans, processes and procedures

  • Experience with Teamcenter

  • Experience with Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing and Test documentation

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.