GBSD – Principal Life Cycle Cost Engineer

Requisition ID: 21009359

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, 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, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 seeking a Principal Life Cycle Cost Engineer.  This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program (Minuteman III ICBM replacement) development contract. Learn more about the GBSD program here.   Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.  This position is responsible for performing Life Cycle Cost (LCC), Design to Cost (DTC), Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV) and Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) analyses. Analytical tools/approaches leveraged include commercial/Gov’t parametric models, such as PRICE and SEER, as well as custom developed parametrics determining correlation between operational or technical requirements and cost. This position requires experience developing complex cost models using advanced cost estimating techniques as well as excellent interpersonal skills required to solicit input, synthesize data, and communicate results to various levels of leadership. Leadership skills are required to lead and mentor more junior team members and interns. The analysis performed is done in a non-advocacy manner representing the organization as an “honest broker” providing credible cost analysis.   As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- 401k
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts   https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx   This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. 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: 
  • DoD Secret security clearance
  • Experience working with Excel, PowerPoint
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university and 5+ years on engineering experience OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM discipline from an ABET accredited university and 3+ years of engineering experience OR a PhD degree in a STEM discipline from an ABET accredited university
  • Masters in Business (Finance, Accounting, Administration, or similar) from an accredited university with 3+ years of related experience
  • Masters of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an accredited university with 3+ years of related experience

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 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.


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