Project Engineer/Principal Project Engineer
Requisition ID: R10127648
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a highly motivated Project Engineer/Principal Project Engineer to support our OPIR Exploitation Systems (OES) Operating Unit at our Boulder, Colorado facilities.
Leads the day-to-day efforts of one or more technical projects under Program Management direction, optimizing processes and efficiencies to complete projects within budget and schedule constraints.
Oversees/manages the operational aspects of one or more assigned projects; serves as the liaison between project/program management, engineering teams, business management support teams, and customers.
Develops comprehensive project plans for new projects and studies upon contract award.
Reviews, analyzes, manages, and prepares documents and data for assigned projects; relevant areas include: budget, schedule, and status reporting; documents/data creation includes, but is not limited to: PowerPoint slides, meeting agendas, detailed/accurate, meeting minutes, reports, etc.
Acts as the primary point of contact for one or more technical projects or studies, providing guidance to the team on development, performance, and productivity.
Proactively assesses/identifies project issues and develops solutions/resolution actions to meet schedule, productivity, quality, and customer-aligned goals and objectives.
Monitors status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares timely and accurate status reports.
Performs CAM duties; understands variance analysis on cost and schedule reports.
Manages, and utilizes MS Project, Integrated Master Schedules (IMS); assertively promotes adherence to each project’s IMS.
Assesses project issues and works with appropriate parties to develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
Develops mechanisms and processes for monitoring project progress, intervention and problem-solving actions for IPTs/REs, project managers, line managers, and customers.
Provides clear and concise communications to stakeholders.
Develops and nurtures customer relationships and customer intimacy.
Provides proposal support/development, as needed.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.
This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3, depending on the candidate’s experience as laid out in the basic qualifications detailed below as well as the interview assessment.
Project Engineer: 2 Years experience with Bachelor's in STEM (Science, Math, Engineering, Technology); 0 Years with Masters.
Principal Project Engineer: 5 Years experience with Bachelors in STEM (Science, Math, Engineering, Technology); 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
Strong verbal and written skills
Microsoft Office skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, etc)
Must have a Current/Active DoD Secret clearance to be considered with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI
Active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance
Experience working within an Integrated Product Team (IPT)
Experience working on engineering projects (SW, HW, Cyber, Integration and Test, Training, etc.)
Highly experienced using Microsoft (MS) Office products to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Project
Ability, once acclimated, to perform tasks autonomously with minimal oversight/supervision
Experience using the following Web applications/Software programs: SharePoint, JIRA, and Confluence
Experience managing risk to include, but not limited to, development/identification of risks, development/management of mitigation actions, Return to Green (RTG) plans, etc.
Experience scheduling cross-functional activities
Experience with Control Account Management/Earned Value Management (CAM/EVM)
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.