Corporate Counsel Launch and Missile Defense Systems

Requisition ID: 21000393

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, Utah
  • 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, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

This position within the Northrop Grumman Law Department will support the company’s Space Systems sector, primarily its Launch and Missile Systems Division, and primarily its Propulsion Systems business unit based in the Salt Lake City, Utah area and headquartered at Bacchus, Utah. It will involve regular out-of-town business travel.

Counsel will provide legal advice to sector executives and business partners on a broad range of subject matters with an emphasis on U.S. and international government, commercial, and supply chain contracts.

Responsibilities will also include managing outside counsel, and coordinating with legal specialists inside the company to support litigation, internal investigations, intellectual property, export, ethics and business conduct, anti-corruption, employment, and other matters impacting the business. To succeed in this fast-paced environment requires strong leadership skills, demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate effectively, commitment to innovation and continuous process improvement, and ownership of results. Counsel demonstrates highest level of integrity and ethical behavior in exercising impeccable judgment and discretion in matter of significance.

Basic Qualifications:
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • 7+ years of experience (3+ years of experience with government contracts law, including FAR, DFARS, federal procurement statutes and regulations, and bid protest jurisprudence; total of 6 years advising on government, commercial and international contracts)
  • 3+ years of law firm experience (prior in-house or government experience considered)
  • Admitted and a member in good standing of a State Bar

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to direct the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced analytical thought an judgment
  • Significant experience with contracting and subcontracting on government programs including proposal development negotiations, risk mitigation, contract performance, dispute resolution, and bid protests
  • Excellence in analyzing legal concepts and ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences, including al levels of management, customer representatives and attorneys, and all levels of Government agency personnel, including DCAA and DCMA
  • Knowledgeable in international business development, contracting and regulatory compliance matters, including ITAR,EAR, FCPA, and trade compliance regulations
  • Proven success leading teams and driving for results in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to provide accurate, timely, and pragmatic advice
  • Highly skilled in collaboration and teamwork
  • Active U.S. DoD security clearance at the Secret level or higher; eligible to obtain a U.S. Top Secret/SCI 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 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.