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.
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Engineer- Mission Assurance to provide support to our Roy, Utah , Sentinel (GBSD) team. This role will assist in definition and monitoring of mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure program mission success.
Things you will get to do:
Perform technical reviews of Sentinel drawings, SOW's, and requirements documents for the Support and Training (S&T) segment.
Perform or assure quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of S&T designs and assets.
Assist the S&T Mission Assurance Manager with all Sentinel Mission Assurance /Program Management requirements including preparation and execution of program Preventive and Corrective Action Board (PCAB) root cause investigations, collection and analysis of Sentinel Program Metrics, and assistance in preparation of Program Management Program Review packages.
Lead and facilitate S&T FRBs ensuring identification of root cause and proper implementation of corrective actions and reach back and reach across.
Work closely with the Supplier Mission Assurance organization for execution of supplier scope in compliance to program requirements.
Support S&T Segment in preparation for upcoming Critical Design Review (CDR) activities and sell off/acceptance of products and services.
Support Engineering Review Boards with technical reviews and approvals and ensure S&T compliance to the Sentinel Quality Assurance Program Plan.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space 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
This position's 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.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree and 9 Years of relevant experience, OR 7 Years of relevant experience with a Masters; OR 4 Years of relevant experience with PhD. An additional 4 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.
U.S. citizenship eligible for Special Access Program Clearance.
Active Secret Clearance (awarded within the past 6 years) with ability to obtain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance
Experience in developing and/or implementing Mission Assurance or Quality Assurance plans.
Experience in quality management systems to support program processes, audits, and/or improvement.
Experience with manufacturing and test labs quality assurance processes.
Experience with root cause corrective actions and MRB.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Active Top Secret Clearance.
Demonstrated strong leadership capabilities.
Demonstrated ability prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
Experience in Missile Systems/Sub-Systems design, construction, or sustainment
Experience in process monitoring, data collection, analysis, and metric reporting for overall program and segments.
Leadership experience within manufacturing and engineering environments
Previous technical experience with ICBM
Experience in Project/Program Management and Earned Value Management system (EVMS) practices.
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.
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.