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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Systems Engineer in Roy, Utah

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 has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. Based on Programmatic need and qualifications: position to be based from Roy, Utah; or Huntsville, AL.

What you'll get to do:

  • Systems Engineer for the Post Boost Attitude Control Module, that designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements.

  • Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications.

  • Mature the capabilities through functional analysis and Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) processes to deliver just-in-time design and optimize the development schedule for incremental capability development and early integration.

  • Collaborate with several stakeholders (subsystem developers, system integrators, system testers, system requirements engineers) to support delivery of quality design products,

  • Support development of thread integration plans and procedures and maintain technical cognizance of subsystem interdependencies and maturity of ICD's for identifying and resolving gaps.

  • Mapping between requirements and design

  • Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces.

  • Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with customer.

  • Apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts.

  • Work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of superior.

  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and effect the image of the organization technological capability.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space 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

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

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You'll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum 9 years of related experience; Master's degree and 7 years; or a PhD and 5 years of experience

  • A minimum 5 years working as a Systems Engineer in Spacecraft or Missile Development & Qualification

  • Experience with standing up and developing Verification Cross Reference Matrices (VCRMs) for complex systems

  • Experience with modern Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) principles

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Bachelor's or Master's of Science degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering preferred

  • Experience working in DOORs and CAMEO for specification and architecture management respectively

  • Experience developing and qualifying Liquid Propulsion Systems for Spacecraft

  • Experience with engine hot fire testing and/or SMC-S-025

  • Experience with vehicle development in line with SMC-S-016 or MIL-STD-1540

  • Certificate in MBSE Principles / Concepts from an accredited university

  • A current active US Government DoD Top Secret clearance preferred

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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