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Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10002823

Category: EngineeringLocation: Aurora - CO, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

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.

Job DescriptionNorthrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer at our Aurora, CO office.What you'll get to do? As a Systems Engineer on this team, you will support a team of engineers to define, develop, decompose, analyze, verify, and validate requirements for a Ground Segment. In this role, you will be supporting program leadership and the customer to define and maintain the technical baseline. Ultimately, you will support the program through maturity and milestones to achieve the mission, ensuring everything is synchronized.We have a number of Systems Engineering positions across several new programs, on contract to deliver ground segments for restricted space programs. This work will span command and control, mission planning and scheduling, mission processing, and system infrastructure. We have anticipated future growth to deliver additional ground capabilities. This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled as either a Principal Systems Engineer or a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer.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
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
  • Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and willing to submit to a polygraphBasic Qualifications for Sr. 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
    • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
    • Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches
    • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and willing to submit to a polygraphPreferred Qualifications:
      • Active TS/SCI clearance
      • Familiarity with space vehicle ground segment design
      • Experience with Agile development
      • Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers
      • Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering languages (SysML/UML) and concepts
      • Excellent technical writing and team building skills

        Salary Range: 96600 - 145000Salary Range 2: 119800 - 179600

        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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Aurora , Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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