Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer- Top Secret
- Dulles, VA
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role for a space program in Dulles VA, in the NSS business area within the Space Systems Sector. The engineer in this position will be part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the design and integration of complex electronic systems into space platforms.
Responsibilities include leading specific mission, ground, or space vehicle systems engineering activities. This may include requirements flow down, tracking, verification, and the writing complex specifications, interface control documents, and engineering reports from advanced studies, special engineering investigations, and similar activities.
Other duties include performing systems analysis and trades, participating in design reviews and system documentation, engineering baseline management, interface management, requirements/V&V management, preparing/presenting SE material at all major reviews and PMR's, mission support, and traditional Systems Engineering functions.
The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers in a fast paced development environment to achieve the goals of the program team.
Bachelor's Degree & 5 years experience.
Position may also be filled as a Sr. Principal with a Bachelor's Degree & 9 years experience.
Lead Systems Engineering experience
Experience with a space development program
Hands on hardware or software development experience
Experience with gate-level reviews/briefings with customers
Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level security clearance
Experience with ESPASat systems
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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