Sr Principal Engineer Systems (Active TS/SCI with Adjudicated Polygraph)Schriever Afb, CO

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.

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems, a division within Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector is known for pushing the boundaries of innovation, redefining engineering capabilities, and driving advances in various sciences through cutting edge technology. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and innovative technologies to develop, design, produce, and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr Principal Systems Engineer to join our team supporting FROST . This position would be based at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This is an on-site position; remote/hybrid work is not supported.

What you'll get to do:

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy to make recommendations on project tailoring, participate in and document project activities

  • Perform both technical and non-technical assessments of requirements and work with functional area personnel to develop design to remediate those requirements

  • T his position is primarily focused on the Operations & Sustainment of several interconnected networks; however, knowledge of the System Engineering processes, Agile development, and DevOps is essential for mission success.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance with adjudicated polygraph in order to be considered.

  • Position is normally Mon - Fri: may require on-call, evening, and weekend support during system anomalies or mission requirements

  • Bachelor's + 9 years of experience or 7 years with a Masters; 4 with PhD. 4 additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.

  • Understanding of systems engineering principles and processes

  • Experience with Agile development

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Visio, Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel Office Products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Server System Administration and troubleshooting analysis in some or all the following platforms: Linux, Windows servers/clients, and Oracle/SQL Databases

  • Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers

  • Ability to interface with multiple stakeholders from a variety of organizations (internally and externally) in support of requirements development

  • Solid technical foundation in Systems Engineering processes

  • Experience with Systems Integration and System/Software Testing, including virtualized environments

  • Working knowledge of system design and overall integration into an operational environment

  • Detailed knowledge of Windows and Unix environments

  • Security + or another DoD 8570 approved certification

Salary Range: $121,000 - $181,400

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.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.