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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start defining possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today! Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer or Sr. Principal System Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 successful candidate is expected to apply their expertise and knowledge of aircraft systems for development and analysis of complex system requirements and usage scenarios. Job responsibilities include decomposing high level requirements into systems and sub-systems specifications. Ensuring requirements are understandable and testable.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal System Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of systems engineering experience OR

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of systems engineering experience OR

  • PhD degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 0 years of experience in systems engineering

  • Experience in technical engineering requirements analysis, development, verification, and/or validation using DOORS or similar requirements management tool sets

  • This position requires an active and in-scope (investigation within 5 years) DoD Secret level security clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain special program access (PAR) as required by the program to meet business objectives

Preferred Qualifications for Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Experience leading and coordinating small-sized technical teams employing the Agile development process

  • Experience with direct interface and collaboration with customer representatives

  • Experience as DOORS administrator capable of creating/employing advanced scripts

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and a minimum of 9 years of systems engineering experience OR

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and a minimum of 7 years of systems engineering experience OR

  • PhD degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and a minimum of 4 years of experience in systems engineering

  • Experience in technical engineering requirements analysis, development, verification, and/or validation using DOORS or similar requirements management tool sets

  • This position requires an active and in-scope (investigation within 5 years) DoD Secret level security clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain special program access (PAR) as required by the program to meet business objectives

Preferred Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Experience leading and coordinating small to medium sized technical teams employing the Agile development process

  • Experience with direct interface and collaboration with customer representatives

  • Experience as DOORS administrator capable of creating/employing advanced scripts

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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