Sentinel - Sr Principal Engineer Systems - SEIT BOE (9421) Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP), Strategic Deterrent Systems Division has an opening for a Sr Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Sentinel (GBSD) Program. This role will be filled at our Roy, UT facility.

What you'll get to do:

The primary objective will be the development of basis of estimates in support of SEIT proposals. This should be performed on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will support a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

Responsible for participating in all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). This role is highly visible with an executive presence and candidate must have an ability to work well with high level NG and government customers. The candidate must be able to thrive in a highly dynamic environment with competing priorities and possess the ability to support the team in an agile manner.

Supports the Technical Development & Basis of Estimate Team, within the SPP IPT. Position includes significant internal and external customer interaction and presentations.

Position Benefits:

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

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. A competitive relocation assistance package may be available with this position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship with an active Secret Security Clearance awarded/reinvestigated with the last 6 years and the ability to obtain Special Access Program Clearance

  • Bachelors degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline

  • Minimum 9 years of related engineering experience with a Bachelor's degree; 7 years with a Master's; or 4 years with a PhD

  • EVMS & BOE experience

  • ICBM experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Executive presence and comfort at that level

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering

  • Experience in program management, engineering, software configuration

  • Experience working development, production and/or sustainment programs

  • Proficiency/Expert with Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Cost Account Management/Control Account Management Certification

  • Experience/Training in Earned Value Management

  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning System

  • Capital Project management Experience

  • Experience with BOE's and modifications

  • Comfortable briefing leadership and providing status both down and in and up and out

  • Familiarity with Agile practices and the Atlassian/JIRA suite


Salary Range: $112,000 - $168,000

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 .

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 most positions.

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