Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer (3/4) -Asset Mgr. to join our GMD team in Colorado Springs, CO.
Work to be performed at customer facility Boeing TCII with travel to other local facilities and military bases.
The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract (DSC) in support of the Missile Defense Agency. The GMD element, composed of the Ground Systems (GS) and Ground Based Interceptor (GBI) components, is a critical part of our nation's layered Ballistic Missile Defense System providing the U.S. with the capability to engage and intercept long range ballistic missiles during midcourse flight. The GS component provides the capability to process data received from radars and overhead sensors, communicate across a complex network of redundant nodes, interact with the Warfighter, compute intercept solutions, and command and direct the GBI to intercept.

Position Description:
  • Asset Manager part of the GMD One-Team, Asset Management Plans & Integration office (Led by Boeing Lead located at TCII)
  • Participate in the Asset Management process IAW USSTRATCOM Instruction 538-1 Volumes I and II, and MDA Directive 3000.02, Ballistic Missile Defense System Asset Management Scheduling, Planning, and Execution
  • Coordinate, de-conflict and provide assistance in scheduling all activities impacting the GMD Weapon System
  • Ensure work is scheduled, coordinated and approved prior to starting work IAW GMD Asset management Instruction 3000.02-GM
  • Provide reporting, analysis, and assistance on issues or assets associated with operations, test events, scheduled system and site transition, development activities, and PBL activities
  • Report to the Government IAW the GMD Operations Reporting Directive of any changes to the readiness of the assets on the GMD Asset List
  • Support the execution of GMD operational activities, including the BMDS Annual Plan (BAP), 8-week rolling BMDS Operations Schedule (BOS), Weekly Activity Message (WAM), Schedule Change Requests (SCR), Schedule Change Notices (SCN), synchronization, integration, and de-confliction of assets for maintenance, events, unscheduled critical or emergency situations, or real world contingencies (to include local Host Installation readiness exercises)
  • Participate in meetings and conferences convened to discuss asset management documents, schedules, practices, and procedures as required by GMD Government representatives.
  • Provide all necessary support to meet Readiness Condition (REDCON), readiness, and operational availability requirements within the parameters of the asset management process
  • Support GCN Planning and Configuration Control on the STO environments
  • Support document review process; reviews GCN systems engineering documentation, including the System Execution Manual (SEM) and the Port Isolation Execution (PIE) document, to ensure accuracy and feasibility of the documented network design
  • Provide support to Plans & Integration Team and Operation and Sustainment (O&S) sites on upcoming activities including Ground Systems upgrades, O&S activities, and being the conduit for information on products, tests, anomalies, and preparing for any systems information


Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Prinicpal (3) or a Sr. Principal (4).
Basic Qualifications:
  • Principal (level 3) - 5 or more years of related experience with a Bachelors, 3 Years with Masters; 0 years with PhD.
  • Sr. Principal (level 4) - 9 Years of related experience with a Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD
  • Experience working with individual contributors, managers, and team members in dispersed locations
  • Experience in direct customer support with excellent communication skills.
  • 5 years of experience in process engineering, process modeling, quality assurance, the application of decision support tools and methods, metrics development and analysis, and program/project Management
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) skills
  • Active Secret Clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of GMD, O&S functional areas
For Colorado location:
Level 3: Salary Minimum: $92,000 - Salary Maximum: $138,000
Level 4: Salary Minimum: $114,080 - Salary Maximum: $171,120
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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado

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