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Integration & Execution Lead Deputy

Requisition ID: R10062406

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Deputy Integration and Execution Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within the Strike Division. This leadership role is located in Melbourne, FL.

This role will support a diverse number of tasks within the Strike Division growth organization as part of a large, classified program.  Efforts associated with the team includes capture of new hardware/software development efforts integrated into an existing complex airborne weapon system ranging from $5-250M.  Other tasks include leading technical study efforts that provide inputs to technology roadmaps and long-range planning, define NCTA activities, recommend technology insertions part of routine sub-system updates, and provide continuity across three different enterprise business areas. The position requires a high degree of collaboration skills working across other parts of the company, as well as ability to provide insight into the status of multiple efforts at various levels of leadership.

Key Responsibilities:

Directs all phases of IPT capture from inception through contract award.

Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical content of technology studies used to drive the long-range strategic plan.

Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, and conditions of new contracts related to IPT owned subsystems.

Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration, and test.

Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.

Directs the work of employees assigned to technical teams formed by IPT subject matter experts.

Basic Qualifications: 

Must have a STEM degree AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in project/program management that includes a background in leading capture efforts, OR a Master’s degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience in project/program management that includes a background in leading capture efforts.

Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that was granted or renewed in the last 6 years or is currently under continuous evaluation, with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance with Full Scope Poly

Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience on programs that involve integration of new capabilities into existing airborne weapons systems

Must have demonstrated success aligning teams, organizations, or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal.

Experience with high impact, rapid acquisition customers such as DARPA, AF-RCO, AFRL, SCA, etc.

Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Full Scope Poly

Current Special Program Access (PAR)


Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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.