Principal Engineer Systems/Sr. Principal Engineer Systems

    • Aurora, CO

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At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for Ground Systems Engineers in Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

Roles & Responsibilities:

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal

Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints

Provides technical direction to mission partners and/or subcontractors to ensure the product requirements meet the total system solution

Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications

Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts. Viewed as expert within the field. Able to communicate effectively at the highest levels

Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs to top management. Ability to design, research, and develop advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts

Develops and contributes to the development of new principles and concepts.
Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product

Recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives. Work accomplished typically supports long-range strategic goals. Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective.

This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled as either a Principal Engineer Systems or a Sr. Principal Engineer Systems.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer Systems:

Bachelor's degree in a STEM related discipline and 5+ years of related experience, or 3+ years with a Masters; 0 years with a PhD;

Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Overall knowledge and understanding of the Space ISR domain

Experience in the field of Mission Collaboration and Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination

Understanding of the importance of Ground Systems as it applies to the entire mission

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Engineer Systems:

Bachelor's degree in a STEM related discipline and 9+ years of related experience, or 7+ years with a Masters; 4+ years with a PhD;

Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Overall knowledge and understanding of the Space ISR domain

Experience in the field of Mission Collaboration and Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination

Understanding of the importance of Ground Systems as it applies to the entire mission

Preferred Qualifications:

Subject Matter Expert in Systems Enginering and/or Mission Engineering
Knowledge of Intelligence systems/multi-Int concepts
Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with polygraph

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development
https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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.


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