Principal/Sr. Principal Tech Services Engineer - GUAM Site leadUnknown City, GU

Requisition ID: R10162123

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Unknown City, Guam, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. 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. Does this sound like you?

Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

NGC is seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Tech Services Engineer - Site lead at Camp Blaz in Guam to oversee the daily operations of our hardware facilities, ensuring the efficient and effective management of all hardware-related activities. This role requires a hands-on leader with a strong background in hardware systems, excellent project management skills, and the ability to lead a team of technical professionals.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall management of contract related Performance Work Statement (PWS) tasks associated with the Relay Ground station Asia (RGS-A)

  • Management of all operations and maintenance personnel assigned to RGS-A

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including System Administrators, software development, and logistics, to ensure seamless integration of hardware and software systems

  • Responsible for the execution of all site-related ancillary and additional duties to include: COMSEC, Tech Orders, Tools, PMEL, GFE/GFP, Safety, Training, etc.

  • Responsible for all assigned activities at the RGS-A and will ensure that all personnel follow approved US Space Force and management operational directives

  • Responsible to ensure Configuration Management of all site equipment, hardware/software updates to include downloading of updates and notification of issues.

  • Support Integration Test (IT), Functional Qualification Test (FQT), and Installation Qualification Test (IQT).

This position may require travel to Boulder, CO for additional training depending on the skillset of the selected candidate.

Please note this position does not include a relocation stipend. Candidates should be local to Guam or willing to relocate at their own expense.

This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled as either a Principal or Sr. Principal Tech Services Engineer.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Tech Services Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience; 3 years with a Master’s degree; 0 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • 3 years of experience with remote satellite tracking stations and understand satellite command and control elements and functions

  • Satellite tracking station experience that includes operations and maintenance support for non-geostationary constellations

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance, and ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Tech Services Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of relevant experience; 7 years with a Master’s degree; 4 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • 5 years of experience with remote satellite tracking stations and understand satellite command and control elements and functions

  • Satellite tracking station experience that includes operations and maintenance support for non-geostationary constellations

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance, and ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently or previously SCN operations and maintenance qualified/certified

  • Experience at overseas locations is desirable

  • Ideal candidate will have multiple years of experience at an SCN Remote Tracking Station performing operations and maintenance as a Site Manager, Chief of Operations, and/or Chief of Support

Salary Range: $88,600 - $133,000

Salary Range 2: $109,900 - $164,900

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.