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Operations Technical Lead, Sr Staff Engineer

Requisition ID: R10064666

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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 selected individual will lead the execution of the technical vision of the Corporate Chief Technology Officer (CTO) organization both in a strategic and tactical capacity. Leadership characteristics and strong technical proficiency are essential as this role drives strategies and integrates technology and engineering disciplines across the enterprise; mentors technical members; and stitches together technical, engineering and mission threads requirements, strategies and gaps. The Chief Engineer will work alongside senior leaders of the Corporate CTO organization and will report directly to the Director, Operations, Integration and Strategy, Corporate CTO.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* As Corporate Operations Technical Lead, ensure the technical vision for the enterprise is socialized, implemented, and executed.

* Build strong connections with Engineering, Technical, and Strategy teams across the enterprise.

* Collaborate with technical leaders across the enterprise to identify various best practices such as training, career paths, and to implement across the corporation.

* Develop processes and procedures to operationalize the dissemination of technical information, assessments of capability gaps, NGC CRADA to NGC stakeholders and technology campaigns as well as manage internal schedules to support key Government stakeholder decision making technical events.

* Develop and manage technical products and deliverables; coordinate data and information exchange across enterprise with key stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM with 20+ years experience or 18+ years experience with Masters degree in STEM OR 15+ Years with a STEM PhD.
  • Must have an activeTop Secret/SCI Security Clearance
  • Demonstrates technical leadership success and ability to influence strategic decisions at Executive level
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with successful collaboration with peers, partnering functions within engineering, and all levels of management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience engaging with Service labs and industrial partners.
  • Experience developing strategic products at executive level.
  • Ability to lead complex, multi-sector wide projects.

Salary Range: $173,300 USD - $259,900 USD

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 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.



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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.


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.