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Deputy Aerospace Vehicle Engineering (AVE) Chief Engineer (CE) - with Security Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Roy
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making historyAt 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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making historyEmbark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyondNorthrop 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 universeWith us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you startOur space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the futureExplore your future and launch your career todayNorthrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Senior Staff Chief Engineer to join the Air Vehicle Engineering TeamThis position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Sentinel programWhat You'll Get To Do: The selected candidate will fill the role of the Aerospace Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer for the Office of the Chief Engineer in our SDS DivisionResponsibilities include the following:--- Provide technical leadership in Design and Development of the Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE)
* Drive technical execution in support of major program events
* Collaboration within the Office of the Chief Engineer to deliver exceptional customer value
* Focusing horizontally on resolving high-level Systems challenges
* Driving technical execution with an emphasis on AVE
* Ensuring execution of overall technical plan within the Integrated Master Schedule
* Supporting strategic SDS Division initiatives on tools, processes, and cross-segment technical reviews
* Driving technical rigor into technical interchange meetings with Sentinel partners
* Utilizing Model-Based Engineering to deliver a highly sustainable Weapon System
* Advising program technical leadership on program, schedule, and technical mattersAs 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 DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday offRelocation assistance may be availableYou'll Bring These Qualifications:--- Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 14 years of experience; 12 years with Master's degree; 9 years with PhD
* Minimum of 8 years of experience formally leading engineering teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
* Must have US Citizenship with an Active DOD Secret clearance granted or re-investigated within last 6 years
* Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain access to Special Access Programs (SAP) as a condition of continued employment.
* Knowledge of Vehicle Product development designs including structures; guidance, navigation, software, propulsion, electronics/payloads, communications, materials, subsystems, and Integration and Testing
* Knowledge in the development of high-fidelity aerospace vehicle control and dynamics, vehicle structural dynamics, and accuracy simulations and performance assessment (including propulsion, steering and control, and accuracy)
* Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations, with ability to focus on multiple projects with competing priorities
* Ability to collaborate and achieve consensus when dealing with groups from diverse organizations and backgrounds
* Experience integrating multiple engineering specialties and stakeholders across multiple Integrated Product Teams and Suppliers
* Experience leading design, production, and integration of complex systems
* Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience
* Strong understanding and broad application of complex engineering systems (engineering standards, configuration management, material review board, process control, tooling, facilities, software, etc.)
* Demonstrated ability to make difficult technical decisions with good judgement
* Demonstrated ability to work with multifunctional teams and drive to results
* Design Engineering/Computer-aided Design (CAD) experience and engineering releases utilizing Product Lifecycle Management tools
* Prior experience interfacing with prime contractor site leads and USAF leadership personnel
* Be able and willing to travel up to 25% as a part of the roleThese Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:--- Expert knowledge of Vehicle Product development designs including structures; guidance, navigation, software, propulsion, electronics/payloads, communications, materials, subsystems, and Integration and Testing
* Expert knowledge in the development of high-fidelity aerospace vehicle control and dynamics, vehicle structural dynamics, and accuracy simulations and performance assessment (including propulsion, steering and control, and accuracy)
* Subject Matter Expert (SME) experience and familiarity with high accuracy inertial measurement system modeling and performance; including calibration and alignment principles, Kalman filtering, and instrument error modeling
* SME experience in subsystem and vehicle model maturation and validation using test and proven analytical methods
* SME experience and knowledge in principles of MBSE (Model Based System Engineering)
* 5+ years of experience with technical / vehicle engineering development leadership for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) or related missile-based activities
* Previous experience working on large DoD development and deployment programs
* Experience with industry program management processes including CCB, ERB, EVMS, and Risk Management
* Expert knowledge of strategic level nuclear hardened designs
* Expert knowledge of strategic level nuclear surety/safety requirements and compliant designs
* Expert knowledge of cyber related design compliance to requirements
* Expert understanding of verification and validation principles of MS&A work products
* Expert knowledge of ICBM/ strategic missile designs including, flight testing, performance analysis, solid rocket motor propulsion-based stages, missile guidance, navigation, and control of strategic missile systems (including software); liquid propulsion-based post boost systems; and payload reentry systems-including nuclear warhead equipped re-entry vehicles (RV) (including non-nuclear capable RV test vehicles) and associated countermeasures
* Active Top Secret and special access clearance (SAP)
* Previous experience working on large DoD development and deployment programs
* Experience with industry program management processes including CCB, ERB, EVMS, and Risk Management #GBSDmechanical Salary Range: $158,200 - $237,200 The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditionsEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term IncentivesIn 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting dateHowever, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidatesNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.SCitizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted p

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