Sr. Principal Project Engineer-20000309

Location: Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, theyre making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Project Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate will provide Program Management Support and Technical Integration Support to ensure continued operations and sustainment of a system.

This position provides Project Engineering support including but not limited to: project reporting, planning, forecasting, supporting proposals, metrics creation, analysis, process creation, documentation and regular status briefs and support

for all major program milestones. Candidate will provide the technical integration support across IPTs and across IWOs to ensure all major milestone and program requirements are met. Candidate will implement metrics and enhancements to present program status.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (STEM degree) with 9 years of experience in Engineering/Systems Engineering/Project Engineering.
  • Active Secret clearance and the ability to obtain a TS Secret clearance and Special Program Access.
  • Experience to include development and tracking of project milestones, measuring performance and ensuring successful completion of organizational goals.
  • Microsoft Office Suite Competency (MS Word, Power Point, Excel, Project, Vizio, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in operations, fielding and sustainment of systems preferred.
  • Experience interfacing across IPTs to facilitate the completion of projects, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering principles and familiarity with full system lifecycles (Development, Production, Sustainment).
  • Current Top Secret with SAP/SAR and program access.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 20000309

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Top Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position