Sentinel (GBSD) - Staff Project Engineer - MPE Lead - 7554, 9072
Requisition ID: R10091393
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- 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
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
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 looking for a Staff Project Engineer to join a diverse program team of highly motivated professionals in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
What You’ll Get To Do:
This individual will take on the role of Major Program Event Lead for the GBSD Program. The selected candidate will be assigned a specific Major Program Event and be responsible for:
Monitoring schedule control points and support adjudication of pressures between IPTs.
Monitoring and supporting IMP execution.
Driving horizontal integration of schedule logic and IMS integrity for their MPE.
Partnering with IPT Leads and CAMs to ensure schedule execution to plan.
Monitoring GFx dependencies with the government and G/R dependencies across IPTs within their MPE.
Continuously assessing executability of the plan, and identifying/characterizing risk across the prime and subcontractor scope.
Monitoring risks and opportunities within their MPE.
Supporting SRA activities to quantitatively characterize schedule execution risk.
Championing opportunity identification and proactively look for opportunities to gain schedule margin.
Monitoring accuracy of schedule forecasts.
Participating in and supporting baseline change board activities relative to their respective MPE Supporting/brokering cross-IPT MPE integration.
Supporting/attending major supplier activities for critical MPE drivers.
This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80A. 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 in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree and 14 years related experience; OR master’s degree and 12 years of related experience; 9 years with PhD.
Experience assimilating information from multiple sources, creating coherent plans and executing those plans.
Experience with project management and earned-value management (EVM) and experience applying EVM principles to complex projects .
Current, active DoD Secret level security clearance is required.
These qualifications would be nice to have:
Experience in a government contractor manufacturing or engineering development environment.
Experience leading program teams through baseline planning activities.
Experience managing givers/receivers across subcontractors, IPTs, and customers.
Experience with IMS structure design and integration process across a complex program with multiple subcontractors and IPTs.
Experience applying integrated program planning and management methodologies within an Earned Value (EVMS) environment on a complex program with multiple IPTs and subcontractors.
Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 software.
Experience in Aerospace and/or Defense programs and familiarity with Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) or Integrated Program Management Data and Analysis Report (IPMDAR).
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Strong critical thinking and logical reasoning skills with the ability to solve issues and predict potential programmatic and technical risks.
Operate independently with limited supervision, and the ability to establish a solid working relationship with technical staff, peers, and customers.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• Educational Assistance
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
• Paid Time Off
• Health & Wellness Resources
• Employee Discounts
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.