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Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Run-Ahead Project Lead

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Run-Ahead Project Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Colorado Springs, CO.
Position Overview:
This position will support the Run Ahead Product Chief (PC) in leading the team in support of S8.2-5, S8.2-7, future spirals/builds, and as needed, O&M tasking. Work will require interfacing with team members, C2BMC management, and government customers to ensure high quality products are generated on time and within the resources available.
Some travel between Huntsville, AL and Colorado Springs, CO will be required.
Essential Functions:

  • The position supports the creation and review of interface documents, system requirements, Verification Cross Reference Matrix (VCRM) development, architectural documentation, system engineering estimates, and authors/performs formal and informal engineering reviews.

  • Support to ECPs, proposals, and engineering estimates will be required.

  • This position will focus on the technical aspects of the PC role by ensuring an appropriate technical solution is designed and developed, but will support the PC in all of their responsibilities. T

  • his position will work often with program and solution leadership to represent the Run Ahead team's performance and decisions.

    Basic Qualifications:
    If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

    • An active Secret clearance is required.

    • 9 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 7 years' experience with a Master's degree.

    • Candidate should possess the ability to be part of an integrated team tasked with developing and maintaining the physical, functional, and technical requirements baselines necessary to describe the desired capabilities of an evolving BMDS Battle Management, Command & Control, and Communications (C2BMC) system.

    • Candidate should have demonstrated experience in mission analysis with skill in development of use cases, sequence diagrams, interface definitions and capability concept briefings.

    • Candidate should be an experienced user of the DOORS tool.

    • Experience with requirements solicitation, derivation, and decomposition to lower level subsystems and components.

    • Maintenance of system and component baselines in a requirement management system; defining the relationships between internal and external components; communicating system level use cases and associated Epics and Feature relationships to a diverse group of customers, developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and users.

    • Skills generating system/element level functional, performance, and interface specifications to document and control the achievement of the desired capabilities.

    • Experience must include specific roles on the program with respect to use case development, requirements solicitation, derivation, and decomposition through a structured and logical approach, interface definition, capability concept development, etc.

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze high level needs utilizing use cases/scenarios and relate them to the requirements.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Knowledge of C2BMC.

      • Experience with Agile Methods, and Epic and Feature definition is a significant plus.

      • Skills in logical architecture modeling and/or interface definition, as well as knowledge of cyber security concepts and security accreditation are highly desirable.

      • Experience with Cyber Security, the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and network design are desired.

        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 benefits will include the following:

        • Health Plan

        • Savings Plan

        • Paid Time Off

        • Education Assistance

        • Training and Development

        • Flexible Work Arrangements

          Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
          Salary Range: $117,900.00 - $176,900.00
          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.
          We are a pioneering company.
          With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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