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Director 1, Systems Engineering & Integration IPT Lead

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Engineering
Location: Redondo Beach, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Strategy and Capture Director to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for a Director 1, Systems Engineering IPT LEAD to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The Wahoo Program is a high priority, Space Segment program to rapidly field numerous satellites for a restricted customer. The Wahoo program leverages capabilities across numerous NG sites and is valued at -$3B over the next 8 years. The Wahoo Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) IPT Lead will be responsible for Systems Engineering across the Space Segment. Responsible functions within the scope of the SE&I IPT Lead will include Mission Engineering, Requirements & Verification, MBSE Implementation, Cyber and Software Integration, Environmental Definition, Launch Systems Integration, Mission Operations, Specialty Engineering and System Test. The SE&I Lead will lead pre-contract investment activities culminating in an internal System Requirements Review mid-2021. The SE&I IPT Lead will be responsible for cost and schedule estimating and management, as well as active management of systems engineering risks & opportunities. The SE&I IPT Lead will be responsible for working across the numerous NG sites to establish and maintain a collaborative, working relationship. Importantly, the SE&I IPT Lead will develop and maintain tailored systems engineering processes that integrates existing processes across sites. This position reports programmatically into the Wahoo Program Manager and functionally into the System Engineering Director. Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for: Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 401k Educational Assistance Life Insurance Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions Paid Time Off Health & Wellness Resources Employee Discounts Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science (STEM) discipline; minimum 5 years of prior management experience; 10 years of engineering experience in the aerospace industry
Proven technical management experience in Systems Engineering
Previous IPT, SEIT Lead or Program Management experience
Active Top Secret and/or SCI clearance with an ability to obtain a SAP clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in Engineering or Science
Proven ability to lead and influence a high performance team and possess exceptional communication skills across all levels of the organization and customers
Earned value management of complex multi-layer projects
Proficient executive presentation communication skills
Subcontract management experience
Experience working across NG sites
Experience developing/tailoring processes for reduced mission class programs

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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