Sunnyvale, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
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 mission!
We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal/Sr. Principal SEIT (Systems Engineering Integration and Test) Lead 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 do:
The Principal/Sr. Principal SEIT Lead 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 all areas related to engineering including systems design, hardware, and integration and test.
The Principal/Sr. Principal SEIT Lead 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 Principal/Sr. Principal SEIT Lead 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 Principal or Sr. Principal SEIT (Systems Engineering Integration and Test) Lead based out of Sunnyvale, CA.
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This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below:

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications Principal SEIT (Systems Engineering Integration and Test) Lead:
  • 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; or a PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 0 years relevant experience.
  • 4+ years' experience as a technical project lead (e.g. IPT lead, functional lead, or equivalent).
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering processes with execution experience.
  • Experience summarizing and communicating status reports to technical leadership at a level higher than immediate management.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal SEIT (Systems Engineering Integration and Test) Lead:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 9 years relevant experience; or Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 7 years of relevant work experience; or a PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 4 years relevant experience.
  • 6+ years' experience as a technical project lead (e.g. IPT lead, functional lead, or equivalent).
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering processes with execution experience.
  • Experience summarizing and communicating status reports to technical leadership at a level higher than immediate management.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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 management.
  • Active use of Model-based Engineering and Agile practices.
  • Self-directed technical leader with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to act as a liaison to the customer for engineering efforts.
  • Prior military or government contract experience.
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:
Health Plan
Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
Additional benefits
Education Assistance
Training and Development
9/80 Schedule at Many Sites
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Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Sunnyvale, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

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