Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 4 - Life Cycle Cost in Redondo Beach, California

Engineer Systems 4 - Life Cycle Cost

Requisition ID: 18005570

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

The Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Specialty Systems Engineering Department is seeking an exceptionally qualified and proven systems engineer to join our Life Cycle Cost team. This position is for the support of a program in the very early phase of development, where strategy is developed to shape a major capture. It requires technical knowledge and economic acumen to formulate LCC analysis approaches and methods to provide senior leadership the ability to make actionable decisions in a very agile manner.

Role and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for performing Life Cycle Cost (LCC), Design to Cost (DTC), Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV) and Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) analysis. Analytical tools/approaches leveraged include commercial/Gov’t parametric models, such as PRICE and SEER as well as custom developed parametrics determining correlation between operational or technical requirements and cost. The position requires experience developing complex cost models using advanced cost estimating techniques as well as excellent interpersonal skills required to solicit input, synthesize data, and communicate results to various levels of leadership. Leadership skill is required to lead and mentor more junior team members and interns. The analysis performed is done in a non-advocacy manner representing the organization as an “honest broker” providing credible cost analysis.

Candidates to have specific domain expertise in Systems Engineering, Configuration and Data Management, and/or Technical Integration throughout the conceptual design, design development and integration, production, sustainment process including test capabilities (Unit and System).

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university, and 9 years of engineering experience in aerospace/defense or (7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD)

- Specific domain expertise in Systems Engineering, Configuration and Data Management, and/or Technical Integration throughout the conceptual design, design development and integration, production, sustainment process including test capabilities (Unit and System).

Preferred Qualifications

- Master’s or higher degree in a STEM discipline

- Active DoD Secret clearance

- Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

- Strong People and Technical Leadership Skills;

- Prior Assignment manager and/or performance management experience

- Excellent mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all involved employees.

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Title: Engineer Systems 4 - Life Cycle Cost

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 18005570