Sentinel - Principal/Sr Principal Systems Engineer - Telemetry Processing (6360)Roy, UT

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.

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 is seeking aPrincipal / Sr Principal Systems Engineer in support of the Sentinel program. 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. This position is located in Roy, UT. This position may be filled at a higher level based on qualifications below.

What You'll Get To Do

  • Flight test data processing including data quality checks and best bit selection of raw telemetry data.

  • Real time telemetry decommutation and display (such as IADS).

  • Develop software systems to process and track raw telemetry data.

  • Participate in technical exchange meetings, interfacing with customers (internal/external) and contributing to a broad range of program deliverables.

  • Interface with senior management, peers, and employees.

Position Benefits

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

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.

Basic Qualifications:

This position may be filled at a Principal or Sr. Principal level

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university.

  • Minimum 5 years of related engineering experience with a Bachelor's degree, 3 years with a Master's degree; or 1 year with a PhD. (Sr Principal level requires 9 years with Bachelor's degree,; 7 years with a Master's degree,; or 4 years with a PhD)

  • Experience with telemetry processing is required.

  • Must be a US Citizen with an Active DoD Secret Clearance (reinvestigation date in the last 6 years) and the ability to obtain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Special Access Program Clearance.

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance (awarded within the past 5 years).

  • Master's Degree in Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or similar.

  • Experience in telemetry formatting.

  • Technical experience with IRIG 106 Chapter 10, Pulse Code Modulation, Telemetry Description Documentation.

  • Work experience using one or more of the following: Python, C++, MongoDB, JavaScript, React.

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and ability to interface with senior management, peers, and employees.


Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600

Salary Range 2: $112,000 - $168,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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