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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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems currently has an opening for a Sr. Principal Engineer. This position will be located in either Roy, Utah or Huntsville, AL and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. Learn more about the Sentinel program here . Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.
What you will get to do:
Successful candidates will participate in requirements development and maintenance activities. The selected engineer will be experienced working in requirements repositories and model-based system engineering. Work on a Node Integration Team that is responsible for being the liaison between design and production. As a part of a Node Integration Team, you will work with your team to:
Develop and own cost and cost model for your team's node.
Track progress (owns/collects metrics for PDPs)
Responsible for realizing the Node - and owning the integrated node production.
Responsible for Design to Kit and Design to Cost
Proactively manage facility/equipment costs (designing to cost)
Own and Define the Drawing Tree
Own and Define the Integrated Node Architecture
Own and Develop Integrated Node CDRs
Own Physical Configuration Audits
Verify Node Integration requirements.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications :
Sr. Principal Systems Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 9 years' experience; 7 years' experience with a Masters' degree; or 4 years' experience with a PhD
Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.
Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance
4 years of Experience in Aerospace, Software, Computer, and/or System Engineering
Systems Engineering experience, including understanding of the systems engineering V and requirements management in DOORS.
Experience with C2, Physical Security, Cybersecurity, and/or Communications systems
Experience developing OPSCONS or CONOPS
Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred.
Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), including DODAF, SysML, and Cameo Enterprise Architect
Experience with Agile Development
Active Top Secret security clearance
Ability to derive requirements from high level requirements.
Ability to learn requirement management in DOORS.
Occasional travel to Northrop Grumman and Government locations within the United States
Salary Range: $112,000 - $176,900
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.