Manager Programs 3 "Chief Engineer" GQM-163A Program Interim Secret Clearance is Required

Northrop Grumman

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Chandler, AZ

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    Position summary

    Chandler, AZ.

    This position reports to the Launch Vehicles Business Unit, Targets Chief Engineer and works in concert with the GQM Program Management team. As the GQM Chief Engineer, you will join a staff of Program Engineering Managers that support program execution of ongoing development activities, multi-year production contracts, and a high operational launch cadence. You support the Targets Chief Engineer in technical oversight of the GQM program and ensure proper allocation and coordination of engineering resources through a matrix organization.

    • Support Program Management team with broad technical experience and technical guidance to support PEMs and engineering leads.
    • Act as the primary technical interface to the customer, and maintain strong working relationships with the Customer, providing timely communication and engaging to resolve technical questions posed by the Customer.
    • Deliver quick and thorough resolution of non-conformances and other challenges that might arise, including leading failure investigations and presentation of findings to internal and customer review boards.
    • Bring mature engineering leadership to the coordination and performance of internal and external reviews including Flight Readiness and design reviews.
    • Ensure coordination between programs on common technical issues and strategic initiatives.
    • Ensure that designs and hardware builds meet all internal and Customer requirements, especially across engineering discipline boundaries. Provide justification and adjudicate through proper boards any deviations or waivers to such requirements.
    • Actively participate and guide proposal and RFI responses.
    • Provide direct supervision of GQM Program Engineering Managers and maintain engineering forecasts.
    • Maintain responsibility for engineering budgets including financial and CDRL reporting.
    • Provide critical support on launch campaigns as the primary technical authority for the program.
    • Perform other duties, as necessary, commensurate with the role of GQM Chief Engineer.

    Basic Qualifications:
    This position requires a BS degree in Engineering and 9 years of related experience; Masters degree plus 7 years of related experience.
    Position requires 100% on-site presence.
    Familiarity with LV engineering practices and command media.
    Technical leadership experience or previous Chief Engineer experience.
    Experience with integrated system management and broad technical oversight.
    Well-versed, skilled, and disciplined in system engineering processes.
    U.S Citizenship.
    Interim DoD Secret or Active Secret Security Clearance is required.
    Ability to travel 25%.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Familiarity with the Navy Surface and Air Warfare organizations and their methods of technical execution and review.
    Experience with tactical execution of field operations.
    Familiarity with missiles and rockets including design, fabrication, and operation.
    Experience with the functional management of PEMs and Chief Engineers.
    Supervisory or management responsibilities for projects engaged in research and/or product development in more than one engineering discipline.

    Salary Range: $156,000 - $234,000

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.