Principal Systems Engineer/Senior Principal Systems Engineer

    • Redondo Beach, CA

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be designing systems for a variety of spacecraft using current technologies and others yet to come... We are seeking team members who have a thirst for knowledge, approach each day with optimism, and have a relentless drive to solve complex problems. Creativity and innovation are imperative for this role, because at Northrop Grumman, many of the problems we work on are impossible... until they're not.

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 interacting with the customer and leadership to define and maintain the technical baseline. Ultimately, it is your responsibility to drive the program through maturity and milestones to achieve the mission, ensuring everything is synchronized. You will be a jack of all trades and a master of a few.

What does success look like?

As a successful employee, you will:

  • Be an active and integral member of your team
  • Channel your enthusiasm to innovate
  • Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security
  • Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Education Assistance
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work
For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more
Link: https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/Pages/default.aspx

This requisition may be filled at either the Principal Systems Engineer or Senior Principal Systems Engineer level based on the qualifications listed below.

Qualifications:

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
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
Basic Qualifications for a Senior 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
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers
  • Direct experience using the DOORS Requirements Management Database
  • Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering languages (SysML/UML) and concepts
  • Excellent technical writing and team building skills
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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