Principal Systems Engineer-OKC (AHT) Oklahoma City, OK

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.

Our Platform Laboratory Systems & Design (PLSD) group is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals in Oklahoma City, OK. You will become part of a Northrop Grumman team of professionals who are actively developing Avionics Testing Solutions and Specialized Support Equipment for the Sentinel (GBSD) platform and beyond. These solutions consist of weapon system support equipment, power distribution systems, cooling solutions, networking, simulator/trainers, and harnessing for production and lab systems.


  • Develop and manage system requirements in a Requirements Management database

  • Derive functional and performance requirements through analysis of higher-level requirements, ConOps, MTAs, and SERDs

  • Develop logical and physical system architecture using MBSE methodologies

  • Collaborate with customers, program management, and technical staff to develop product lifecycle solutions

  • Resolve problems and recommend improvements

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 5 years of experience; 3 years with a Masters; 0 years with a PhD

  • Proficient ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project)

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation, and critical thinking skills

  • Experience in DOORS and/or Cameo, utilizing a Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance & specific program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in verification and validation or test engineering

  • Previous Systems Engineering experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with SysML, DoDAF, Cameo, and DOORs

  • Current Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Experience with the Minute Man III weapon system or other ICBM systems

  • Experience in an Agile (SAFe) development environment

Salary Range: $85,600 - $128,400

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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