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Ground Terminals Product Area Lead

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10105475Category: EngineeringLocation: Aurora, CO, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SCITelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Days (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availablePositions Available: 1At 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.The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and 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.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. #definingpossibleNorthrop Grumman is seeking a Ground Terminal Product Area Lead to join our team supporting our Metis program. The position is based at a facility in Aurora, Colorado.This role is responsible for achieving Process & Quality expectations for the above products & servicesJob responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:Overall responsibility & technical oversight of a team of 30-40 that provides Design, Development, Integration, Test, Deployment, Operations and Maintenance of Ground Terminal Products & ServicesResponsible Products include integrated ground terminals, antennas, digital processing hardware/software, and equipment sheltersResponsible Services include maintenance of deployed equipment, support to major operational events, and field services overseeing site construction, installation & checkoutOverall responsibility for achieving Process & Quality expectations for the above products & servicesProduct Area POC to Business Development, Program Management & Architects during proposal & baselining activities (cost, schedule, staffing estimates) for both new program work, and NCTA/Capital activities that the Product Area supportsResponsible for operating within schedule & cost baseline (labor, materials, travel, ODC, IWOs, Subs) allocated to the Product Area by Program ManagementProvides Communication/Flow-down, Tasking, Schedule, and Staffing to Product Area Leadership & Ground Terminal Product TeamsMonitors Product Team Execution, Leads Product Area Issue Response, and report Product Area metrics & status to Program/Product Area ManagementProvide technical risk assessment and mitigation plans to Program/Project ManagersAssess staffing forecast (current & projected), and work with the Product Area & Functional management to fulfill needs.Work with Program/Functional leadership to establish program goals for Ground Terminal Team Leaders, provide performance evaluations, recommend employee rewards and recognitionProvide subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, discipline as necessaryBuild & maintain a culture that empowers employees, establishes personal and team accountability, motivates team performance, encourages development, supports innovation, and is inclusive of all geographic locations on the teamFacilitate knowledge sharing and mentoring to build bench depth and eliminate single point failuresBasic Qualifications9 Years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's - STEM; 7 Years of relevant experience with a Master's - STEM; 4 Years of relevant experience with a PhD - STEM. (STEM degree required to be considered**)Must have an Active/Current DoD TS/SCI to be considered**Experience in leadership or management of a large teamDemonstrated ability to analyze high-level needs utilizing use cases/scenarios and relate them to the requirements.Demonstrated experience managing a wide array of senior technical engineers and managers.Demonstrated experience negotiating with customers to convert customer needs into testable system requirements.Preferred QualificationsDemonstrated experience in technical judgment with significant impact to program success.Experience working as part of an Agile development environment as Product Owner or ArchitectWell-versed, skilled, and disciplined in system engineering processes.Experience with Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA), Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), and Schedule ManagementAs a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsSalary Range: $123,800 USD - $185,800 USDEmployees 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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 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.

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