Sr. Principal Engineer System Safety - Global System Safety Engineer (24-028)Colorado Springs, CO

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 Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal Engineer System Safety - Global System Safety Engineer (24-028) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The position supports System Safety Engineering tasking for global system safety requirements analysis, including customer coordination for safety impact and safety criticality for all requirements. It is also heavily integrated into the I&T process. Ensuring all Safety-Critical DTAPS stay on schedule and are supported internally for the C2BMC Safety Team and the customer BCQS reviews is critical.

Essential Functions:

  • System Safety engineering and development of program safety plans to provide the engineering team with the application of safety policies and guidance.

  • Integration of the product lines (BM, C2, Networks), generation of responsible sections of the capability specifications, training less experienced personnel in SE and Safety techniques, reviewing the content and details of technical products, and acting as a technical interface to MDA working-level counterparts on an as required basis.

  • Candidate should possess a System Engineering background specializing in System and Software Safety.

  • Must have the ability to be part of an integrated team tasked with defining the physical, functional, and technical architecture necessary to describe the desired capabilities of an evolving BMDS Battle Management, Command & Control, and Communications effort.

  • Identification and definition of desired capabilities

  • Modeling the interrelationships between internal and external components

  • Communicate the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and users and generate system/element-level functional, performance, and interface specifications to document and control the achievement of the desired capabilities.

  • The successful candidate will possess an in-depth knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and techniques.

  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of increasingly responsible roles in developing and integrating large-scale Command and control and Battle Management Systems.

  • The Individual will support MDA and other program personnel and other system engineering tasks as required.

  • Successful candidates will interface with team members and National Team management to ensure high-quality products are generated on time and within available resources.

  • This position will require the independent completion of safety analysis, including preliminary hazard analysis (PHA) and subsystem hazard analysis (SSHA), and support for incorporating updates into existing safety analysis reports (SARs).

Basic Qualifications:

Please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume if applicable.

  • An active Secret clearance is required to start with the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.

  • 9 years with a Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering or related fields; 13 years experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Regular travel between Colorado Springs and Huntsville will be required. The candidate will communicate closely with other system safety team members and leads in the various locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance is highly desired.

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:

Salary Range: $109,900 - $164,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.