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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Systems Engineer Satellite/Space Systems- Top Secret in Dulles, Virginia

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.

National Security Space (NSS) programs include technical roles at the mission, segment, subsystem and component levels. They span the entire program life cycle from early concept studies, design development, system integration/test, launch and early operations, mission operations/sustainment and system disposal. Programs range from small feasibility studies to medium-sized on orbit technology demonstrations and large-scale national system programs.

Systems Engineering responsibilities include performing technical planning and analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. The Systems Engineer ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. The role will include functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. The role may require assisting in new business activities such as conceptual design and analysis for proposals and funded studies, and may include authoring sections for both. Successful candidates must be able to interface with clients, as well as interact regularly with internal engineering associates and program management.



Basic Qualifications:

Must have U.S. Citizenship with active or current Top Secret level clearance.

Bachelor's degree in an applicable technical field and 9 years experience.

Experience with system analysis, design, and development

Demonstrated system development tasks such as trade studies, mass and power budgeting, systems architecting, requirements derivation and verification

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with a space development program

U.S. Citizenship with active or current Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level clearance.

Experience presenting to customers

Experience working with a cross-discipline team

Desired experience includes one or more of the following: mission system requirements, verification/validation planning, mission planning/execution, mission analysis, modeling/simulation, system trade studies, and expertise with various engineering tools such as MATLAB, STK, and similar tools.

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.

Job Category : Engineering