Sentinel (GBSD) - Staff Project Engineer - MPE Lead - 7554, 9072 Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for a Staff Project Engineer to join a diverse program team of highly motivated professionals in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

This individual will take on the role of Major Program Event Lead for the GBSD Program. The selected candidate will be assigned a specific Major Program Event and be responsible for:

  • Monitoring schedule control points and support adjudication of pressures between IPTs.

  • Monitoring and supporting IMP execution.

  • Driving horizontal integration of schedule logic and IMS integrity for their MPE.

  • Partnering with IPT Leads and CAMs to ensure schedule execution to plan.

  • Monitoring GFx dependencies with the government and G/R dependencies across IPTs within their MPE.

  • Continuously assessing executability of the plan, and identifying/characterizing risk across the prime and subcontractor scope.

  • Monitoring risks and opportunities within their MPE.

  • Supporting SRA activities to quantitatively characterize schedule execution risk.

  • Championing opportunity identification and proactively look for opportunities to gain schedule margin.

  • Monitoring accuracy of schedule forecasts.

  • Participating in and supporting baseline change board activities relative to their respective MPE Supporting/brokering cross-IPT MPE integration.

  • Supporting/attending major supplier activities for critical MPE drivers.

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You'll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree and 14 years related experience; OR master's degree and 12 years of related experience; 9 years with PhD.

  • Experience assimilating information from multiple sources, creating coherent plans and executing those plans.

  • Experience with project management and earned-value management (EVM) and experience applying EVM principles to complex projects .

  • Current, active DoD Secret level security clearance is required.

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Experience in a government contractor manufacturing or engineering development environment.

  • Experience leading program teams through baseline planning activities.

  • Experience managing givers/receivers across subcontractors, IPTs, and customers.

  • Experience with IMS structure design and integration process across a complex program with multiple subcontractors and IPTs.

  • Experience applying integrated program planning and management methodologies within an Earned Value (EVMS) environment on a complex program with multiple IPTs and subcontractors.

  • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 software.

  • Experience in Aerospace and/or Defense programs and familiarity with Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) or Integrated Program Management Data and Analysis Report (IPMDAR).

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Strong critical thinking and logical reasoning skills with the ability to solve issues and predict potential programmatic and technical risks.

  • Operate independently with limited supervision, and the ability to establish a solid working relationship with technical staff, peers, and customers.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts


Salary Range: $126,100 - $189,100

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.

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