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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineering Operations Analyst in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Working in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility, and reshaping the world we live in. If you're looking for challenging work experiences with a bigger purpose and desire to learn in a collaborative environment, we invite you to look for the next step in your career at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Engineering Operations Analyst to join our Rolling Meadows Engineering Laboratories Management team. The qualified applicant will lead a team of technical support personnel responsible for maintaining test equipment, computers, tools, and government hardware. Additional responsibilities include direct support to hardware, software, and systems test engineers regarding the day-to day operations of the laboratories. This particular individual will serve as a direct report to the Engineering Laboratory's Manager.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leading engineering computers, test equipment and tools programs

  • Management of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) within engineering

  • Maintain and update Engineering Laboratories Management tools

  • Ensure all equipment tracking data is accurate

  • Lead multi-organizational projects focused on continuous process improvements

  • Lead Engineering-Laboratories Management communications effort

  • Support budget and planning requirements for the cost center


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in STEM or Business, with 6 years minimum experience

Excellent communication (written and oral), must be able to represent organization on specific projects. May make presentations to small groups

Previous experience in leadership roles

Must be self-initiating; needing only general supervision for soundness of judgment and overall accuracy

Must exhibit strong proficiency with Excel, SharePoint, and demonstrated analytical skills

Must have aptitude for computers and the ability to work in an engineering environment

US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a engineering laboratory environment

Experience working with the DoD

Experience with Project , Access, SQL or other data base programs

Current active DoD Secret Clearance

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Technical Support