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Launch Equipment Sr Principal Systems Engineer 6736, 6695, 6694

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr Principal Systems Engineer to join the Command and Launch Team. This position will be located in Colorado Springs or Roy, UT and support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Space System team supporting the Air Force's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This will include development, production and deployment of Launch Equipment hardware and systems for each weapon system facility. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other engineers.

Responsibilities may include any or all of the following:

  • Provide systems engineering, integration, and test support
  • Apply the principles of engineering to design components and systems using applicable standards and specifications
  • Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for mechanical, electrical and integrated systems
  • Perform requirements analysis, develop source data for requirements specifications, generate test requirements and prepare test reports
  • Verify specifications and designs through modeling and simulation, test data processing, and performance analysis
  • Support all phases of the systems lifecycle including design, drawings, fabrication, test, installation, operation and maintenance
  • Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements
  • Interface with AF customerAs a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
    - Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    - 401k
    - Educational Assistance
    - Life Insurance
    - Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    - Paid Time Off
    - Health & Wellness Resources
    - Employee Discounts

    This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of relevant engineering experience or a Master's Degree and 7 years of engineering experience or 4 years with a PHD.
    • Able to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.
    • Active DoD Secret clearance updated within the last 5 years
    • Proven innovation strengths and strategic value creation
    • Demonstrated performance, people leadership and customer intimacy
    • Strong understanding of entire product lifecycle, modeling and engineering best practices
    • Understanding of process/procedure development, control and improvement for test conduct and planning
    • Strong communication skills including technical writing and verbal communicationPreferred Qualifications:
      • Active DOD Top Secret Clearance
      • Knowledge of system integration and test principles and processes
      • Knowledge of Systems Engineering principles, DOORS database, requirements decomposition and allocation
      • Understanding of Northrop Grumman test processes and tools
      • Understanding of Model Based System Engineering principles, working experience with CAMEO
      • Prior experience in missile program test planning
      • Knowledge of CAMEO and/or MBSE principals
      • Knowledge/experience with AF Test Directive 99-103
      • Experience with ICBMs (MM, PK, Small Missile) 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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        Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $171,500 USD

        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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

        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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