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NG Fellow 1 - Cost Engineering

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: RCategory: Engineering Location: Melbourne, FL, USA Palmdale, CA, USA Redondo Beach, CA, USA Oklahoma City, OK, USA +3 moreCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (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.Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is currently seeking a Northrop Grumman Fellow position to support Cost Engineering for the sector located in Melbourne, FL., with consideration for other NGAS major sites (i.e., Redondo Beach, CA., Palmdale, CA, OR Oklahoma City, OK.) As a recognized leader in their technical domain, the qualified candidate will develop and maintain the strategic vision of complex cost engineering analyses throughout all life cycle phases of the system. This individual is viewed in the discipline both internal to Northrop Grumman and externally, by industry and the customer community, as a thought leader.They will drive technical superiority through leadership, technical advancement, problem solving, and long-range technology planning in the conduct of complex life cycle cost analyses, cost-effectiveness trade studies, cost-as-an-independent variable (CAIV) analyses, design-to-cost (DtC) analyses, and cost reduction initiatives (CRI) across the NGAS portfolio. Candidate should be well versed in key elements of mission engineering, analysis of alternatives (AoA), system architecture and design, system integration, system of systems (SoS), stakeholder analysis, risk and opportunity management, model-based systems engineering (MBSE), and business case analyses (BCA), all rooted in foundational systems engineering best practices. In this capacity the Fellow will be called upon to continuously assess our analytical tools, methods, and critical skills, and identify new and innovative ways to expand and improve our analysis capabilities, as well as guide the transition of Cost Engineering processes into our digital enterprise. This individual will participate in independent review teams, uncover, and resolve complex challenges, and present results to all levels of leadership.The Cost Engineering Fellow will be expected to perform, advise, and guide:Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV) Analysis - trade studies with schedule and performance in relation to Total Life Cycle Cost (TLCC) of a system in which the cost is established as an independent variable.Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Engineering economic analysis that identifies and relates a current cost of a measure of effectiveness (e.g.: cost per flight hour, cost per pound of weight, cost per flight test, etc.) against a proposed new one, used for strategic analysis.Cost Reduction Initiatives - A collection of techniques to reduce the risk and cost of a program or projects as a corrective action to include cost driver analysis, business case analyses (BCA), analysis of alternatives (AoA), and trade studies.Design to Cost (DTC) - engineering economic analysis that provides actionable cost target allocation and management to IPTsLife Cycle Cost (LCC) Analysis - a mixture of cost estimating methodologies to predict the full LCC of a system to include the summation of all life cycle phases.Knowledge management and transfer through mentoring, training, developing training material, developing processes and procedures and by being a role model.Technical roadmaps for the development of new cost engineering tools, methods, and expanding our cost engineering methodology to incorporate machine learning algorithms and integration into the digital enterprise.Reviews, assesses, and provides technical guidance to programs and non-contractual technical activities (NCTA), as well as Contract/Independent Research and Development (CRAD/IRAD) efforts on how to best leverage our analysis capabilities for maximum strategic impact. Consults on proposals and validate analytical results provided to our customers in contract deliverables.Demonstrated mission knowledge and related operations analysis experience in at least one or more of the following air systems mission areas: ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), Strike, and Electronic Attack.The individual will serve as a spokesperson for the company's technical capabilities and future direction related to Cost Engineering, including preparation and presentation of technical briefings. This individual will be instrumental in attracting new business with existing and new customers, support proposal preparation efforts, and perform on existing programs and new project activities. This individual will have the ability to lead independent review teams with courage, uncover early and resolve complex challenges, and present results to all levels of leadership. The individual must exhibit the Northrop Grumman leadership characteristics: Values, Performance, People Leadership, Customer Intimacy, Innovation, and Strategic Value Creation at the highest level.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 20+ years of relevant experience; OR master's degree in STEM with 18+ years of experience; OR Doctorate degree with 15+ years of experience.15+ years of experience with Cost Engineering analyses throughout all life cycle phases of a systemDemonstrated experience with cost engineering tools such as PRICE, TruePlanning, ACEIT, and others.Systems Engineering experience with large, complex systems.Experience and understanding of the complete program lifecycle, including relationships and data flows between concept definition, requirements, design, development, production, system verification and deployment, and operations and maintenance or sustainment.Participation in proposal effortsActive DoD Secret clearancePreferred QualificationsAdvanced degree or certification in Systems EngineeringActive in ICEAA professional organizationICEAA certification (e.g., PCEA or CCEA)Experienced in advanced cost modeling methods to include AI/ML techniques.Experience in cost engineering analyses of a system in each life cycle phaseExperience with Digital Engineering applications such as or like: Cameo Enterprise Architect and SysML modeling, requirements management, performance modeling and simulation, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), data analytics tools, or risk management.Active, DoD Top Secret ClearanceThis position reports to Melbourne, FL, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 3 locations listed above.Salary Range: $174,100 USD - $302,400 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 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.

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