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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Top Secret in Dulles, Virginia

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.

Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical leadership role for a space program in Dulles VA, in the NSS business area within the Space Systems Sector. This Systems Engineering role will be the Cost Account Manager overseeing subcontractor execution of a mixed development and operations contract.

Candidate may also be called upon to support other activities, including architecture studies, and mission support. Candidate will be expected to perform classic Systems Engineering functions such as developing and managing ICDs, IRDs, and other system-level documentation products, and organizing and administrating process controls such as ERBs, CCBs, and FRBs.

The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve the goals of the program team.



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and 9 years systems engineering experience.

Direct customer and subcontractor interactions

Developing and managing ICDs, IRDs, and other system-level documentation products

Organizing and administrating process controls such as ERBs, CCBs, and FRBs.

Must have U.S. Citizenship with an active or current Top Secret/SCI level security clearance .

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with a space development program

Experience Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

Background in agile development or leadership

DoD8570 Security+ certification

Network engineering and administration

Space to ground command and control environments

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