Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Integration & Testing-19017166

Location: Orlando
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 3
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks Systems Engineers with hands on Integration and Testing experience for a fast-paced, growing, dynamic position supporting simulation and training programs in Orlando, Florida. NGMS is an industry leader in developing, integrating, and sustaining complex systems for the US Department of Defense. Our engineering teams perform a variety of tasks leading to the successful integration, test, deployment, and sustainment of complex modeling & simulation (M&S) systems, enabling a worldwide distributed mission training capability.

Systems Engineer primary responsibilities are:
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
Analyses performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Performs integration and testing activities with contractor provided equipment and systems with various government provided systems.
Generates test plans, test reports, system and software problem reports, and tracks issues through resolution.

In addition, the candidate must be a team player, able to work comfortably and effectively with company team members as well as program stakeholders and DoD contractor personnel using strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Also, the candidate may be required to travel in support of customer interface, technical interchange meetings, on-site technical support, and event/exercise support.



Basic Qualifications:
US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a US DoD Secret clearance
Typical Minimum Education / Experience: 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical STEM field.
Experience working within formal engineering & development processes for the development of complex systems
Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications
Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with standard system engineering processes for the development of complex systems
Experience with Rational DOORS Next Generation
Experience with leading agile sprint planning meetings
Experience leading small teams towards program milestones
Experience mentoring and developing fellow employees
Familiarization with M&S industry standards for distributed simulation protocols (e.g., DIS, HLA, TENA)
Familiarization with DoD systems and subsystems (e.g. weapons platforms, C2ISR platforms, SATCOM, IFF, RADAR, radios, data links, munitions).
Familiarization with computer networking and cyber security principles and practices
Familiarization with DoD SATCOM operations, concepts and ground stations
Understanding of radio frequency (RF) theory as it relates to both communications and radar
Active US DoD Secret clearance
Experience performing computer system and software performance analysis
Experience with deployment of DoD Systems such as IFF, Radar Systems, Radio Communications, Data Links, Munitions, Electronic Warfare, Aircraft Representation
Ability to develop and present material outside the immediate work function
Process a working knowledge software programming functional concepts
Familiarization with computer networking and cyber security principles and practices


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.

Job ID: 19017166

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required