1+ months

Sr. Principal Chief Engineer (IPT Lead)

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has multiple openings for Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. These positions will be located in Baltimore, MD, and placement will be commensurate with qualifications. This individual will lead a cross- discipline engineering team typically ranging from 5-25 people and interface with Engineering & Program Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Mission Assurance.

Typical Responsibilities:

- Lead and direct cross-functional engineering teams during proposal, design, manufacturing, and delivery phases of products in development and production phases

- Support proposal development and new program acquisition efforts

- Interpret statements of work assigned by program leadership

- Develop and execute to project budgets and schedules, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS), critical path management, Estimates-at-Completion (EACs), and workload forecasts

- Interface with functional departments to secure team staffing

- Work with suppliers and be able to articulate project requirements

- Brief internal and customer leadership on progress of work assigned

The selected candidates will perform in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diver se assignments, and collaborative/team settings. The selected candidates are expected to be self-motivated, highly-organized, and detail oriented and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

**Basic Qualifications:**

- Leadership and/or Project Management Experience

- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or STEM-related discipline with 9 years of experience, or Master's Degree and 7 years of experience

- Active and current Secret government clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

- Experience as Technical lead, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, or other leadership role in a program office or business function with demonstrated team building, organizational, and interpersonal skills

- Experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM) managing Earned Value Management System (EVMS) projects

- Experience directly managing or leading engineering teams

- Experience in development of complex RF systems/sub-systems as a preferred qualification

- Fluency with developing and executing project schedules

- Basic understanding of the Design, Manufacturing, and Test process

- Problem-solving experience in a team environment

- PMP certification a plus

- Ability to obtain SAP access

- Active and current Top Secret government clearance a plus

Salary Range: $119,800.00 - $179,600.00

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-10-31

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