Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Design Engineer - Aircraft Integration

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Principal / Senior Principal Systems Design Engineer - Aircraft Integration to provide talent to our Defense Electronics Systems (DES) group in Northridge, CA. Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Systems Engineering for Weapons Systems Requirements Development and Interface Management

Weapon System / Aircraft Integration Interface Requirements - Physical, Electrical, Logical Qualification and Testing for Safe Separation, Environmental, Aero and Flutter Experience with Aircraft Primes Key Technical Interface to Customer

System Design/System architecture development for aerospace systems including Systems Analysis, Trades, Design Verification, and Modeling & Simulation of complex, dynamic systems

Basic Qualifications :
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Gov't issued Secret security clearance; US citizenship required.
Minimum B.S. engineering degree or related
10-14 years' experience in systems and hi-tech product development
Well-versed, skilled and disciplined in system engineering processes
Multi-disciplinary engineering skills, subject matter expertise in at least one area
Model-based system engineering and/or system architecture experience desired
Background in aerospace systems; basic understanding of missile systems, GNC, warheads, and survivability

Preferred Qualifications :
Current/active Secret clearance or higher.
Master's degree in Engineering field.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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