Sr. Principal Sustainment Engineer (20-325) | Northrop Grumman | Colorado Springs, CO 80916

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
  • Apply Before : December 19, 2020
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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.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, 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!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Sustainment Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You’ll get to Do:

The position requires a strong sustainment background with the ability to perform planning, implementation, and tracking of logistics activities with extensive experience in supply systems and procedures. The candidate will perform activities such as reconciling trouble ticket and service request data across multiple sites, establishing maintenance procedures; processing RMAs; evaluating systems spares posture and identifying discrepancies, analyzing failure trends, and evaluating current sustainment processes and recommending improvements. This position requires coordinating closely across functional areas on the National Team, as well as the government counterparts at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). The candidate should have a strong working knowledge of DoD Command and Control, C4I, or weapon systems deployment and logistics/sustainment processes. Candidates are subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Recent experience creating or resolving trouble tickets, service requests, and work orders for a large networked computer system. Recent experience working a variety of sustainment/logistics topics such as sparing analysis, sustainment process updates, creating logistics support plans, etc. Understanding the unique nature of supporting remote sites and deployable assets management is required. Experience with direct vendor interaction for Return Material Authorizations. Experience with Juniper Hardware maintenance is desired. Root cause analysis facilitation experience is a plus.

Occasional travel might be required for this position including support to Schriever AFB.


Basic Qualifications:

  • An active Secret clearance is required.
  • 10 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a STEM-related field; 14 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Recent experience creating or resolving trouble tickets, service requests, and work orders for a large networked computer system.
  • Recent experience working a variety of sustainment/logistics topics such as sparing analysis, sustainment process updates, creating logistics support plans, etc.
  • Self-starter, demonstrated interpersonal communications skills, able to work with minimal supervision, ability to multi-task, experience with fielding to international sites.
  • This position requires the determination of detailed requirements for all logistics elements to include manpower, facilities, equipment and supplies (to include the procurement, storage, maintenance and utilization of material).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with DoD logistics processes
  • Agile methodologies experience

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan
Savings Plan

Paid Time Off
Education Assistance
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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