This position may be filled at either the Principal Systems Engineer or the Senior Principal Systems Engineer
Typical Minimum Education / Experience for Principal Systems Engineer: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. STEM degree is required.
Typical Minimum Education / Experience for Senior Principal Systems Engineer: 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. STEM degree is required.
Basic Qualifications For Both Levels:
US Citizenship is required with an active US DoD Secret clearance
Experience working within formal engineering, development, integration, requirements analysis, and/or testing processes for the development of complex systems
Minimum 2 years experience working with WGS system architecture, interfaces, protocols, control, planning, equipment, concept of operation, troubleshooting, policies, and/or procedures
Preferred Qualifications For Both Levels:
Experience with standard system engineering processes for the development of complex systems
Knowledge base of Wideband SATCOM Operational Management System (WSOMS)
Knowledge base of commercial SATCOM systems
Experience or familiarization with analysis of satellite events, troubleshooting anomalies, outages, interference, technical feasibility, interoperability
Familiarization with DoD systems and subsystems (e.g. C2ISR platforms, SATCOM, data links).
Familiarization with computer networking and cyber security principles and practices
Understanding of radio frequency (RF) theory as it relates to communications (including satellite link performance parameters, link budgets and interference calculations)
Knowledge of advanced satellite waveforms and modem operations.
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.