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Senior Principal Engineer Mission Assurance

Requisition ID: R10113135

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Mission Assurance Engineer (Level 4) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

As quality engineering, we define and monitor mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure mission success of programs. We assure quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers are in accordance with contractual requirements. We assess program performance and risks, and help to determine resources to ensure contract and process compliance.

Do you enjoy solving problems? Come join our team!

Description & responsibilities:

This Mission Assurance Chief Engineer (MACE) is responsible for all Safety and Mission Assurance (S&MA) compliance on the Sentinel Program.  The MACE is accountable to assure program S&MA needs are allocated and implemented through our systems and will engage across S&MA organizations and into other organizations to assure quality and safety contract requirements are met on time and within budget. Daily interface with program leadership, Engineering, Safety and Quality organizations is required.  Regular customer interface is required to assure all customer requirements are being met.  Government and DCMA interface is a key part of this position with the MACE being a primary contact for quality and safety matters. Responsibilities include ensuring resources across S&MA are provided when and where needed to support Program success.  You will lead efforts to develop, communicate and implement the S&MA vision, strategy, goals, budgets, and metrics to help meet business and program objectives.  Travel to our Clearfield facility, as often as once weekly, may be required for some 6 months.

Basic Qualifications:

Senior Engineer

  • Bachelor of Science and 9 years of engineering experience OR 7 years with Master of Science Degree

  • Experience with development and implementation of advanced composite manufacturing processes under aerospace industry requirements.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise with one or more of the following fields: Design Engineering, Structural Analysis, Manufacturing Engineering, or Systems Engineering

  • Experience with the qualification and certification of aerospace structures

  • Experience with direct interface and collaboration with customer representatives

Salary Range: $112,000 USD - $168,000 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

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.

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.