SDS Engineering OPM Investment Tools Integration Lead

  • Northrop Grumman
  • Roy, UT, USA
  • May 02, 2021
Full time Banking Finance

Job Description

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop 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 process-oriented self starter who will report to the Engineering OPM investments lead, and be responsible for leading Digital Tools Integration projects as part of our Engineering process improvement investments.
As a process change leader, the qualified applicant will lead the planning and execution of focused investments for improving and evolving integration of the model based systems engineering tools and processes for GBSD and other programs, focusing on Engineering processes but also supporting other functional areas related to program execution (Program Management, Quality, Supply Chain, Production, Logistics, Business Management, etc.).
This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the business portfolio for the Strategic Deterrent Systems Division which includes the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program, Ground Systems Sustainment Contract (GSSC) and related business development.
Process improvement leadership responsibilities include:
• Leading SDS division engineering tools integration investments and coordination with subject matter experts responsible for planning, organizing and developing engineering processes specific to our portfolio of products
• Interfacing with GBSD program leaders to identify and plan investments that address priority gaps and improvement areas for our MBSE environment and processes
• Integrating cross-functional processes covering the entire program lifecycle
• Identifying giver/receiver artifacts and deliverables
• Clarifying roles and associating process aids
• Working with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), functional teams, and other stakeholder organizations to ensure process intent, best practices, and lessons learned are captured
• Tailoring standard processes according to unique program requirements
This position requires a detail-oriented candidate with natural process acumen (i.e., 'wired' to think in terms of process) and the ability to:
• Lead large and complex projects in the DoD environment
• Understand the interactions among the various engineering tools, disciplines, roles and responsibilities
• Establish strong working relationships and integrate across programs and functions
• Understand issues from multiple viewpoints
• Influence without authority while navigating program and organizational landscapes to lead diverse teams in achieving breakthrough results
• Quickly assimilate information that is being delivered verbally
• Articulate information in a process format and communicate in a precise manner using English (written and verbal)
• Demonstrate leadership through emotional intelligence and facilitation skills
• Demonstrate competence with complex software applications
• Learn and demonstrate understanding of lean concepts
• Demonstrate a high standard of accountability to function autonomously, with little direction, supervision, or oversight
• Work collaboratively while leading a team
• Demonstrate willingness to learn, adapt, and tackle hard problems


Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree with 14 years' experience
- Minimum 5 years working closely with engineering tools such as Cameo, DOORS, Teamcenter
- Experience leading large and complex projects and investment activities
- Active DoD Secret Security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
• Project Management Professional Certification
• Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) experience
• DoD Acquisition Lifecycle knowledge (e.g., DoD 5000, DAU training)
• Experience in a breadth of related technical and business disciplines
• Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

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