Technical Integrator Systems Engineer (Senior Principal Level; Active Secret Clearance Required; Palmdale CA)Palmdale, CA

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer, Technical Integrator role to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

In this role as t he Technical Integrator, you will work with Systems Engineering Leads, Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) Managers, Technical Team Responsible Engineers, System Test representatives, and any other stakeholders to meet program milestones, manage the technical baseline, and ensure a seamless implementation of new capabilities. You will coordinate the alignment between short and long term IFC deliveries, and the associated Testing needs to continue to deliver products. The alignment of implementation plans and the forecasting of IFCs to be able to support testing in these configurations, will be a major duty for this role.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Maintaining detailed forecasting of upcoming test plans

  • Being knowledgeable of the anticipated configuration of the test assets

  • Gaining full understanding of what IFC capabilities are required to complete tests successfully

  • Close coordination with the IFC Managers to ensure alignment between the Hardware / Software configuration that is certified in the IFC and the configuration of the system under test.

  • Manage configuration changes that get approved via Change Requests

  • Track the execution of implementation plans

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics STEM) discipline and 9 years of relevant military / professional experience in Systems Engineering OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of relevant military / professional experience in Systems Engineering OR a PhD in a STEM discipline and 4 years of relevant military / professional experience in Systems Engineering

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start of employment

  • Must have experience in managing the implementation of multi-disciplinary projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering, IFC, System Test and Configuration Management processes and products.

  • Experience in managing the Systems Engineering technical baselines.

  • Experience in full lifecycle of Systems Engineering.

  • Demonstrated communication and technical writing skills.

  • Proven ability to brief technical presentations to stakeholders.

Salary Range: $133,000 - $199,600

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.