Systems Engineering Integrated Product Team Lead (Current Clearance Required)

Requisition ID: 20023682

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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. 
As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.   If this is YOU…keep reading!   Northrop Grumman’s Space Sector, Military & Civil Space Systems Division in Azusa CA, is seeking a qualified Systems Engineering (SE) Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead for a new infrared payload design and development program.     The IPT lead is responsible for cost, schedule, technical performance, and maintaining a full and capable staff.  It includes executing on existing contracts (driving requirements and verification, data analysis, trade studies, etc.) and supporting new business through proposals for contract extensions, additions, studies, and similar efforts related to the IPT scope.  The projected staff in the IPT will range between seven to ten systems engineers over the course of preparing for successful system, preliminary, and critical design reviews. The SE IPT Lead is responsible for executing the overall systems engineering effort on the program, directing the execution of all systems engineering activities, horizontal and vertical technical integration, ensuring the integrity of the systems engineering processes, and timely development and release of systems engineering work products.  The SE IPT Lead interfaces with the program manager, chief engineer, other product team leads and the customer.   In addition to the IPT duties, the selected candidate will have Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsibility including Earned Value Management System (EVMS), budget allocation, schedule management, and status reporting to management on a regular basis with internal stakeholders and customers.  The candidate may be required to travel in support of customer coordination and technical interchange meetings as needed.  Must possess ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.   Additional responsibilities may be assigned commensurate with performance or due to business needs. LosAngelesSpace

Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • 5 years of leadership experience in a related technical engineering STEM field
  • Knowledge and experience in Systems Engineering for Space Programs
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering processes and methods
  • Experience as a CAM and IPT Lead 
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master's degree in a STEM field
  • Proven effective communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to lead and influence a high performance team
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance 

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.