Mgr Programs 2- Flight Test "Deputy Chief Engineer" GMD/DSC Program
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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Northrop Grumman Space Sector is searching for an experienced Mgr,
Programs 2 Flight Test "Deputy Chief Engineer" to join the Program
Engineering Management team within Launch Vehicles business unit to
support the GMD/DSC Program located in Chandler, AZ.
This position will report to the Program Chief Engineer and the
Program Manager. In this position, the Deputy Chief Engineer will
be responsible for, but not limited to, the following focus
- Oversee and adjudicate issues encountered at System Level
Integration and Test
- Perform pre-flight vehicle walk-down and chair Booster photo
- Lead I&T and Flight Test failure investigations and present
status/findings/remedies to FRRB and Customer boards.
- Develop (as required) and ensure implementation of
comprehensive Flight Test execution plans and Customer contract
- Coordinate or Lead all internal Flight Test readiness reviews
(IIRR, IDR, IFRR, FRCR)
- Represent OBV in support all Customer Flight Test readiness
reviews (IERB/JERB/MRWG, MAR, MRR, CE Review, SLRR, ERR, MER,
- Support Flight Test operations as OBV CE at MDIOC
- Ensure that Flight Test hardware and software meet all internal
and Customer requirements. Provide justification and adjudicate
through proper boards any deviations or waivers to such
- Provide direct supervision of Flight Test Engineering and
technical IPTs including approval of flight staffing plan
- Perform EVMS functions (CAM) for Flight Test WBS elements as
This position requires a BS degree in Engineering and ten (10)
years of related experience.
Proficiency in the NGIS-FSD-LV Quality Management System is
System level I&T as well as flight operations experience
Supervisory experience or previous Lead Engineer experience is
Experience with leading system level test anomaly and failure
investigations is required.
U.S Citizenship is required.
Active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required
Ability to travel 25% is required.
Familiarity with the OBV architecture and previous participation in
GMD flight test operations is highly desired.
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions. Associated topics:
chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor,
product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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