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.
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
The Mission Operations Engineer is responsible for development of the plans, procedures, and products necessary to execute launch and early orbit test for a Class B/C space program. Role will present opportunities for cross-division visibility, career growth and development.
A successful engineer will assist in the development, planning, test, training and validation of the System Operations through the Early Orbit phases, including ownership for contractual deliverables.
This role is open to Principal OR Sr. Principal level.
Primary responsibilities include:
Planning and coordinating support for launch and early orbit test
Planning and coordinating with SMEs throughout the company to compile technical data for system level operations
Coordinating with other IPTs on ops procedures and products (e.g. SOPs, procs/scripts) relevant to launch and early orbit test
Basic Qualifications for Principal Space Systems Engineer:
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 5+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 3+ years of engineering experience OR PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline
Active TS/SCI clearance
Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Space Systems Engineer:
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 7+ years of engineering experience OR PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 4+ years of experience
Active TS/SCI clearance
Ability to work in a rapid development environment
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Experience in satellite activation or TIP/Operations development or execution is preferred
Experience with Cameo and MBSE principles / practices
Ability to work and manage the integration with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Salary Range: $129,700 - $194,500
Salary Range 2: $104,600 - $157,000
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.
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.