Huntsville, Alabama

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 Space Systems is seeking a Consulting Chief Engineer to join our Launch and Missile Defense Systems team located in Huntsville, AL. Position Overview: In this role, you will demonstrate a broad skill set balanced between interpersonal and technical capabilities. You will have the ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the organization as required to accomplish team goals. Job Responsibilities: • Lead a team of specialized chief engineers and product architects in the enhancement of a large-scale missile defense weapon system. • Support the Program Director and Customer in technical decision-making to ensure timely, high quality product deliveries and flight test events. • Solve complex problems across projects and disciplines in an Agile, DevSecOps environment. Basic Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline and at least 20 years of experience; or MS and 18 years; or PhD and 15 years. • Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance. • Extensive technical leadership and development experience with Missile Defense systems. • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with teams and stakeholders. • Proven collaboration with program managers and customer representatives to meet project objectives. • Demonstrated ability to manage efforts in an Agile and DevSecOps process model. • Track record of successfully analyzing, estimating, and implementing solutions to complex problems spanning multiple engineering disciplines. Preferred Qualifications: • Strong knowledge of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) and its elements. • Expertise with containerized software systems in accordance with DoD DevSecOps Reference Design • Expertise with Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) • Expertise with Cyber Resilient systems and Risk Management Framework • Experience bidding new work scope and developing Statements of Work • Experience delivering products and services on Missile Defense Agency (MDA) programs in accordance with MAP/PMAP standards • Active Top Secret DoD Security Clearance 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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

Huntsville, Alabama

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.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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