Sr. Principal Systems Engineer (SSTS)Linthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10163811

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America | Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Polygraph

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Today’s dynamic global security threats require solutions both big and small – solutions living within the Northrop Grumman Microelectronics Center (NGMC). Boasting state-of-the-art design capabilities, multiple processing nodes, electrical testing, environmental and QCI screening, and failure analysis, the NGMC is a leader in designing, fabricating, packaging, and delivering discriminating microelectronics to the military, aerospace, and commercial markets. For more than 70 years, we have been offering a wide range of trusted foundry and semiconductor services that deliver high performing and reliable microelectronics. Our wide breadth of technologies and capabilities allows us to provide our customers with unique “More than Moore” solutions.

One of our most challenging new fields is Microelectronics Design and Applications (MDA), which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. MDA is seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer with demonstrated ability to lead development of new technologies to support our innovative MDA team in support of emerging supercomputing technologies.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Plan and support the core functions and ensure the project team has qualified staff to execute the program core functions.

  • Support close out program reviews (e.g., SRR, SFR, SDR, PDR, CDR, SVR, TRR, peer reviews, Pre-test reviews, Post Test Reviews, Pre-Ship reviews, Etc.

  • Ensure system technical compliance with the program Statement of Work (SOW) and system requirements.

  • Manage the vertical and horizontal technical integration throughout the product teams and program life cycle.

  • Collect, manage, and report the program metrics and Technical Performance Measures (TPMs).

  • Manage risk and opportunity and the production of core engineering work products and track the work products and associated program dependencies in the program schedule.

  • Coordinate between the System Architect, Chief Engineer, Product Team Lead(s), program manager, and customer to ensure the integrity and executability of the program technical baseline.

  • Align measurement objectives and activities to meet program performance goals and objectives.

This position is contingent upon clearance.

This position will serve on-site in Linthicum/ Annapolis Junction, MD.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with 9 years of experience, a Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of experience or a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with Systems Development Lifecycle - Focus on trade studies, white papers, analysis of alternatives (AoA), Risk Reduction activities (RR).

  • Demonstrated Backlog Planning and Management experience.

  • Risk and Opportunity Management experience.

  • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen with Active DoD TS/SCI with poly security per clearance business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications of Sr. Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Demonstrated Model Based Systems Engineering (SysML).

  • Demonstrated experience working with CAMEO or other MBSE management tools.

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering processing from generation of an Integrated Master Plan (IMP) to Work Product Breakdown into Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) for the development of complex systems of systems.

  • Master’s degree or PhD in STEM or technical management.

  • Understanding of DoD systems engineering requirements (UAF).

  • Multi-Disciplinary Engineering exposure (Software, Hardware, Electrical) and strong ability to communicate cross functionally.

  • Experience managing contracts of $10M#MDASEIT

Salary Range: $127,000 - $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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.