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Sentinel (GBSD) – Sr Principal Engineer Mission Assurance – 8027

Requisition ID: R10105400

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Roy, UT, USA   |  Corinne, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st 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.

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 is currently seeking a Senior Principal Engineer Mission Assurance to provide support to our Roy, Utah Sentinel Team.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Support MA functions to ensure mission success.

  • Facilitate the closure of nonconforming material through the MRB process. Process Request for Variances submitted by suppliers.

  • Technical reviews of Sentinel drawings, SOW’s, requirements document as required.

  • Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of Sentinel achievements.

  • Assesses Sentinel performance and risks and determines resources to ensure mission assurance.

  • Assist the Program Quality Managers (PQM) with all Sentinel Mission Assurance/Program Management requirements.

  • Develop, implement and maintain the Sentinel Program Quality Plans. Assign program tasks to the functional area PQE’s.  

  • Lead and facilitate Sentinel program FRBs ensuring identification of root cause and proper implementation of corrective actions and reach back and reach across.  

  • Assist PQM in preparation and execution on of Program Preventive and Corrective Action Board (PCAB).

  • Develop and maintain Sentinel Program Metrics.

  • Support PQM with Sentinel Customer Corrective Action Requests as required. Support IPT MA & QE in Conditional Acceptance requirements and flow down.

  • Monitor timely closure of Conditionally Accepted hardware and work corrective actions with IPT MA & QEs (Must be able to obtain Top Secret Clearance).

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  

This position’s 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.   

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline and 9 years of Quality experience OR a master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years’ experience OR PhD Degree in a STEM discipline and 4 years’ experience.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance 

  • Experience in developing and/or implementing Mission Assurance or Quality Assurance plans.

  • Experience with quality management systems to support program processes, audits, and improvement.

  • Experience with manufacturing and test labs quality assurance processes. 

  • Experience with root cause corrective actions and MRB.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates strong leadership capabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.

  • Experience with Mission Assurance Engineering and Quality Engineering practices

  • Experience in Missile Systems/Sub-Systems design, construction, or sustainment

  • Experience in process monitoring, data collection, analysis, and metric reporting for overall program and segments.

  • A current/Active Top Secret clearance

  • Leadership experience within manufacturing and engineering environments

  • Previous technical experience with ICBM 

This position reports to Roy, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Corinne, UT, UT, USA.

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.