Northrop Grumman Space Systems Engineer, Principal in Redondo Beach, California
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.
Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.
The Space Systems Engineering and Integration Organization in SSSD has several openings for a Space Systems Engineer, Principal to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in the Space Park Center of Excellence to include Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and El Segundo in Southern California.
Multiple roles are available throughout the product development life-cycle of our programs with emphasis in one of the following disciplines:
Space Vehicle and Bus Architectures
Alignments/ Sensor Analysis/ Sensor Accommodations
Payload Accommodation and Integration
Launch Systems Integration
Requirements and Verification
Configuration Data Management
Related Processes and Tools Development
Available positions require that the candidate have a strong understanding of one or more of the skills described. Project roles span all phases from new business acquisition, and IRAD/ technology development to established programs.
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & - Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work
For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.
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
Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
Dept. of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years OR
Dept. of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years
SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years OR
Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years
Master's Degree in Engineering
Experience working on aircraft or spacecraft systems
Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements
Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model based system engineering
Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration
Experience using DOORS, Cameo
Strong people skills
Excellent communication skills (upward and downward)
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