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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Engineer/Senior Principal Systems Engineer - Operations in Redondo Beach, California

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

The Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division of Northrop Grumman's Space Systems sector seeks team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems which protect our nation. We are a trusted mission payload and ground system provider with extensive experience providing end-to-end mission solutions from concept through operations and support. The team you will support is located at our Space Park campus in Redondo Beach, CA.

What you'll get to do?

The Sagittarius Ground Segment (GS) Operations systems engineer supports the Ground Operations team for the development, test, and validation of standard operational procedures, technical orders (TOs), and processes (proc scripts) for Ground operation. The GS Ops SE will develop standard operational procedures, assist the SW development team with script development and participate in the integration and test of operational products. The GS Ops SE will be part of a cross-functional agile team on a fully integrated Agile program.

This role may be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal grade based on the qualifications listed below.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer:

  • 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of experience with a PhD

  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

  • Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 5 years

  • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • Familiar with spacecraft operation

  • Proficient with programming and scripting

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer:

  • 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD

  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

  • Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 5 years

  • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • Familiar with spacecraft operation

  • Familiar with programming and scripting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with spacecraft operation

  • Familiar with Payload operation

  • Experience with Agile processes

  • Experience with Atlassian agile tools (Jira & Confluence)

  • Experience with CAMEO or other MBSE architecture tools

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. 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.

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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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