Lead System Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 1, 2022
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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of
mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and
Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of
innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances
in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the
skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and
sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a
decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our
We are looking for you to join our team as a Lead System Engineer
based out of Sunnyvale, CA. This role is part of the advanced
development team that will be developing next generation technology
and architecture for future platforms of marine machinery in
nuclear Navy Engineer rooms.
Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move
quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate
will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a
focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility,
continuous learning, and a culture of automation.
What You'll Get To DoThe Lead System Engineer, working alongside
SEIT Leads, will lead a diverse engineering team and be responsible
for the end to end technical execution, cost, schedule, quality,
and staffing for internal and external research and development
efforts. This position requires multidiscipline knowledge in areas
related to engineering including systems design, hardware, and
integration and test. This is an entry level project management
role allowing an experienced engineer to hone their team leadership
The Lead System Engineer will oversee engineering program planning
and execution, Earned Value Management System (EVMS) reporting,
briefings and providing overall leadership and coordination of a
multi-disciplined Engineering team. The position will be tasked
with project leadership and CAM responsibilities along with
ensuring proper intellectual property development.
The Lead System Engineer will interface with multiple disciplines
including internal Executive Management, Program Management,
Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain, Business Management, suppliers,
and customers.We are looking for you to join our team as a Lead
System Engineer based out of Sunnyvale, CA.
Basic Qualifications Principal
- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering
or Math) discipline with 5 years relevant experience; or Master's
Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
discipline with 3 years of relevant work experience.
- Experience as a technical project lead (e.g. IPT lead,
functional lead, or equivalent).
- Understanding of Systems Engineering processes with execution
- Experience summarizing and communicating status reports to
technical leadership at a level higher than immediate
- US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret
- Experience in the design of mechanical systems with emphasis on
- Solid technical foundation in systems engineering with
experience in multiple aspects of the systems engineering process,
with an emphasis on early development phases including requirements
analysis, trade studies, and proof of concept tests.
- Experience in Program/Project management of hardware intensive
programs including demonstrated knowledge of earned value
- Active use of Model-based Engineering and Agile practices.
- Self-directed technical leader with strong verbal and written
- Prior military or government contract experience.
Salary Range: $125,800 USD - $188,600 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
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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