Sentinel (GBSD) Systems Engineer/Principal Systems Engineer - Cost Engineer (E&MO)(12819 12820)

Northrop Grumman

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Roy, UT

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    Position summary

    hrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Systems Engineer/ Principal Systems Engineer - Cost Engineer . This position may be located in Roy, UT, Huntsville, AL, or Colorado Springs, CO. This position supports the Sentinel program. This position may be filled at a higher level based on qualifications listed below.

    What You'll Get To Do
    The Cost Engineering position represents a unique specialty engineering opportunity within the larger Systems Engineering organization. You will work closely with all technical aspects and requirements of the program, linking the technical solution to the cost solution. You are responsible for performing a variety of engineering economic analyses that can be executed throughout the product life cycle stages.

    You will develop and oversee tradeoffs of requirements, design, performance, cost, and schedule to address affordability constraints. To perform in this role, you will utilize their understanding of at least two of the following analyses: Cost-Effectiveness, Life Cycle Cost (LCC), Cost As an Independent Variable (CAIV), Design to Cost (DTC), and Cost Reduction Initiatives (CRI). It requires systems thinking and a working knowledge of the full development life cycle.

    You may participate in both new business capture efforts and ongoing program execution. The analysis performed is done in a non-advocacy manner representing the organization as an "honest broker" providing credible cost analysis.
    You should have a strong understanding of Systems Engineering, stakeholder analysis, mission engineering, system architecture and design, system integration, system analysis and trade studies, risk and opportunity management. You should also demonstrate sound engineering economics and business acumen.

    Position Benefits
    As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    • 401k
    • Educational Assistance
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    • Paid Time Off
    • Health & Wellness Resources
    • Employee Discounts

    This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

    Basic Qualifications
    This position may be filled at a Systems Engineer level or Principal Systems Engineer level

    • Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline
    • Requires a minimum 2 years of engineering experience with a Bachelor's degree or a STEM Master's degree with 1 year of engineering experience; (Principal level requires a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience; a Master's and 3 years of experience; or a PhD and 1 year of experience)
    • Requires an active DoD Secret security clearance with a background investigation date within 6 years
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.
    • Requires experience with at least two of the following analyses: Cost-Effectiveness, Life Cycle Cost (LCC), Cost As an Independent Variable (CAIV), Design to Cost (DTC), or Cost Reduction Initiatives (CRI).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree or certification in Systems Engineering or Masters in Business (Finance, Accounting, Administration, or similar)
    • Experience with cost-effectiveness, LCC, CAIV, DTC, and/or CRI analyses
    • Experience with modeling Life Cycle Cost for large/complex systems
    • Experience in developing cost research models and cost risks analysis for complex aerospace systems
    • Experience in performing cost estimating activities such as cost analysis, statistical analysis, WBS development, and cost risk analysis
    • Experience with DoD Acquisition principles and guides, e.g. MIL-STD 881E, O&S CAPE Guide, DAU Guide on Systems Engineering, etc.
    • Working knowledge of cost parametric tools: ACEIT, SEER from Galorath, PRICE, VBA and Unison TruePlanning
    • Experience in Cost Data Analysis and Predictive Analytics; Tableau & Alteryx' Experience with data mining/analytics programming languages such as Python, R, SQL, or BA
    • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills across multiple levels

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    Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900
    Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $132,900

    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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted 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.