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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Systems Engineer-BMDS in Huntsville, Alabama

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 work preserves freedom and democracy,

and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics.

Northrop Grumman has immediate openings to staff our Sr. Principal Systems Engineer-BMDS positions for our Huntsville, Alabama office, headquarters for the Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) division.


Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Basic Qualifications:

9 years with Bachelors in Science; 7 years with Masters; 4 years with PhD.

Performing root cause analysis

Data analysis, algorithm development, requirements development, modeling & simulation, or interface development

Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and nontechnical personnel

Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Ability to obtain & maintain DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with either MATLAB or Mathematica


Experience with Air and Missile Defense or Command and Control

Previous experience mentoring junior engineers

Technical leadership on small programs, research and development efforts, or proposals

. Experience applying statistical methods to datasets to characterize system behavior and optimize performance

Wireless point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and multipoint communication devices and systems

Active 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering