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.
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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems currently has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer. This opening is on the Command and Launch (C&L) team supporting requirements management activities. This position will be located in either Roy, Utah or Huntsville, AL and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. Learn more about the Sentinel program here . Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.
What you will get to do:
Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:
Provide technical expertise in the area Interface Engineering and the multiple instances of interaction between different elements or systems.
Provide technical expertise in developing the specifications of the relevant properties of a system or component that can be connected to other systems or components while instance of interact are identified to specify the actual integration to other systems or components.
Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.
Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's 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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications :
Principal Systems Engineer: Bachelor's degree in science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 5 years' experience; 3 years' experience with a Masters' degree; or 0 years' experience with a PhD
2 years of experience in Aerospace, Software, Computer, and/or System Engineering
Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.
Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance
Systems Engineering experience, including understanding of the systems engineering V and requirements management in DOORS.
Experience with C2, Physical Security, Cybersecurity, and/or Communications systems
Experience developing OPSCONS or CONOPS
Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred.
Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), including DODAF, SysML, and Cameo Enterprise Architect
Experience with Agile Development
Active Top Secret security clearance
Ability to derive requirements from high level requirements.
Ability to learn requirement management in DOORS.
Occasional travel to Northrop Grumman and Government locations within the United States
Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600
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.
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 most positions.
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