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Deputy Chief Engineer/Program Engineering Manager, Common Hardware Program

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: June 20, 2022

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 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 searching for an experienced Mgr, Programs 1 "Deputy Chief Engineer" Common Hardware Program to join the Program Engineering Management team within Launch Vehicles in Chandler, AZ.

LV CHW is responsible for procurement, assembly and testing of flight critical components shared across all of the launch vehicle configurations. CHW Program manages a broad category of components including Avionics, Actuators, Navigation, Pneumatics, Ordnance, RF and solid rocket motors.

The CHW Program Engineering (PEM) supports the CHW LV program manager and chief engineer (CE) in execution of the CHW program. The PEM also executes project management of internal research and development (IRAD) for development and qualification of new flight components. The PEM provides technical leadership of the multidisciplinary engineering team for efficient, timely and technically sound solutions.

The PEM also maintains good communications and builds relationship with the stakeholders such as LV programs, technical operations, supply chain management customers and various other internal and external entities, ensures timely completion of customer deliverables, and leads resolution of significant technical issues. The ideal candidate has broad knowledge across various engineering disciplines, familiarity with space flight components/subsystems and excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams in resolving complex problems are essential. The PEM also serves as a backup to CHW CE.

Basis Qualifications:

This position requires Bachelor of Science Engineering degree plus 5 years of experience; Masters degree plus 3 years of experience.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance is required
Ability to travel is required

Salary Range: $103,300 USD - $154,900 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Chandler , Deputy Chief Engineer/Program Engineering Manager, Common Hardware Program, Engineering , Chandler, Arizona

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