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Deputy Chief Engineer 3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10009429

Category: Program ManagementLocation: Chandler - AZ, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions 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 Space Systems is seeking an experienced Mgr, Programs 3 "Chief Engineer" to support the GMD Program within Launch Vehicles at the Chandler, AZ facility.This position will report to the Program Chief Engineer and the Program Director. In this position, the Deputy Chief Engineer will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following focus areas:
  • Oversee and adjudicate major issues encountered at System Level Integration and Test
  • Lead vehicle system failure investigations and present plans/status/findings/remedies to FRRB and Customer boards.
  • Support Program B&P efforts
  • Lead the design and development of vehicle systems
  • Develop (as required) and ensure implementation of comprehensive Program plans and Customer contract requirements.
  • Co-Lead all vehicle level Program technical reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR)
  • Take ownership and support presentation of major technical issues at internal Flight Test readiness Take ownership and support presentation of major technical issues at Customer Flight Test readiness reviews (IERB/JERB/MRWG, MAR, MRR, CE Review, SLRR, ERR, MER, EMER)
  • Ensure that design changes in system level hardware and software are compatible with existing component, subsystem, and Customer requirements, particularly across all engineering boundaries. Implement effective methods to quickly identify and address system impacts of issues and design changes.
  • Provide direct supervision of Engineering Leads and technical IPTs
  • Perform EVMS functions (CAM) for Program level WBS elements.Basic Qualifications:This position requires a BS degree in Engineering plus 9 years of related experience, or Masters plus 7 years of related experience.Proficiency in the Northrop Grumman Space Systems Launch Vehicles Quality Management System is required.Supervisory experience or previous Lead Engineer experience is required.Direct experience in vehicle Integration and Test is mandatory.U.S. Citizenship is requiredActive Secret Clearance is requiredAbility to travel is requiredPreferred QualificationsBS degree in Engineering plus sixteen (16) years of related experience is preferred.Experience with EEE parts control, materials, and processes including relevant industry and government specifications is highly desired.Previous experience in Systems Engineering is highly desired.Direct experience and familiarity with the OBV design and subsystems is highly desired.

    Salary Range: 143400 - 215200

    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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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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