Senior Principal Systems Engineer Linthicum, MD

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.

As an integral part of our Built-in-Test (BIT) / Calibration Systems Engineer ing team you will apply strong systems engineering knowledge and understanding across disciplines and work with the various systems, hardware, and software teams.

This position requires up to 100% on-site work in the Linthicum/Baltimore, Maryland campus and the ability to pass an enhanced security review.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Confirm BIT Mode functions or systems are working properly and Calibrations allow capture and correction or compensation for any errors so that sensor performance levels are not impacted.

  • Derive BIT/Calibration requirements

  • Design of the BIT/diagnostic and calibration mode

  • Test effectiveness of modeling and analysis

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Sensors Hardware capability

  • Software development and integration utilizing C++ and python

  • Define requirements to maintain system performance.

  • Verify embedded implementation of the BIT/Calibration mode.

  • Produce publication-quality documentation and supporting Factory Test activities

  • System Integration & Test, and field support

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, Master's degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • U.S Citizenship is required.

  • A final DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access (SAP) is required prior to start.

  • Experience with MATLAB for Data Analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related technical fields.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

  • Domain experience in sensor simulations for RF sensors

  • Experience with integration and test of RADAR, SIGINT, or EW systems.

  • Experience programming in C/C++.

This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain a final DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access (SAP) prior to starting.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits:

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $127,000 - $190,600

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.

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.