Sr. Principal Air Vehicle Structures Proposal Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 5, 2022
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 Aeronautics Systems Sector has an opening
for a Sr. Principal Air Vehicle Structures Proposal Engineer to
join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Vehicle
Engineering department. This position is located in Melbourne,
Florida. This position can be filled at a higher grade based on
- Report to both the Air Vehicle IPT Leader and to the Air
Vehicle Proposal Manager.
- Ensure that the proposal is technically sound and meets all
budgetary and schedule requirements.
- Provide technical guidance and coordinate a small team of
engineers in proposal activities supporting a Corporate Priority
- Lead a team producing the engineering artifacts to support
- Engage in estimating, cost reduction opportunities, trade
studies associated with sourcing, and Integrated Master Plan (IMP)
/ Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) activities.
- Verify the proposal offering meets requirements and is capable
of being executed within the specified contract limits.
- Attend internal program, customer and/or supplier technical
exchange meetings and/or formal program milestone reviews to
provide and/or obtain progress status updates.
- Other responsibilities and duties include managing team cost
and schedule and mentoring junior engineers in Structural design
and analysis techniques.The selected candidate should thrive in a
fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly
diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all
levels. The candidate must be a self-starter capable of flourishing
in an environment with minimal direction. The candidate will need
to have excellent communication and writing skills with experience
in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.We offer flexible
work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off,
phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of
projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We
are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people
to help us grow our services and become even better at what we
- Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline (Science,
Technology, Engineering or Math) and 9 years of related
professional/military experience to include a background in
structural design and/or structural analysis OR Master's degree in
a STEM discipline and 7 years of related professional/military
experience to include a background in structural design and/or
- Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a
background investigation completed within the last 6 years or
currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Access Programs
(SAP) prior to the commencement of employment.Preferred
- Master's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or
- Experience working in an aerospace environment.
- Familiarity with NX CAD software and Teamcenter PLM.
- Managerial / Team Lead experience.
- Earned Value Management experience.
- Experience with proposals and program captures within the
Aerospace and Defense industry. Salary Range: $98,700 USD -
$148,100 USD 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. 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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.
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