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Principal Systems Engineer/ Sr. Principal System Engineer (PHM, FL)

Requisition ID: R10077992

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

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.

At Northrop Grumman, our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity, and continuing to push the boundaries of possibilities across land, sea, air, space, and the cyber world. Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom, democracy and advances human discovery. Through the development of bold new ideas, exercising courage, and a pioneering spirit we join forces to invent the future and have a lot of fun along the way.

Every day we take pride in creating purposeful work allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals. We offer competitive pay, flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, and comprehensive benefits. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. We have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career. Join our team today and enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start engaging with a team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer/ Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Prognostics Health Management organization. This role is located in Melbourne, FL.

**This position may be filled by either a Principal Systems Engineer Level or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer Level based on the qualifications listed. **

The ideal candidate should have a background in Prognostics Health Management (PHM), Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM), Diagnostics and will be expected to perform BIT Review Board (BRB) tasks including analysis of flight data to assign Fault ID codes and work with design engineering to improve Built-In-Test (BIT) Fault Detection, Fault Isolation and BIT False Alarm Analysis. The candidate is also expected to have a strong understanding of software concepts to ensure that PHM/BIT data can be fully integrated into the design.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Analyses are 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, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • Creates data mining architectures/models/protocols, statistical reporting, and data analysis methodologies to identify trends in large data sets.

  • Analysis may have many applications such as to address a business issue or provide a competitive advantage for the organization. Requires strong statistical and data visualization skills.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Engineer

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 5 years’ experience; OR a Masters’ Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years’ experience; OR a PhD with 0 years’ experience.

  • Experience in Develop data architectures and data management solutions

  • Expertise in statistics, machine learning, and modeling algorithms

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Program Special Access within a reasonable period as determined by the company to meet business needs

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Engineer

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 9 years’ experience; OR a Masters’ Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years’ experience; OR a PhD with 4 years’ experience

  • Experience in Develop data architectures and data management solutions

  • Experience with Python, or other scripting language

  • Expertise in statistics, machine learning, and modeling algorithms

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Program Special Access within a reasonable period as determined by the company to meet business needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years.

  • Experience with SQL, ETL, and databases

  • Experience with Python, or other scripting language

  • Experience working in DoD, Aviation, or Aerospace-focused positions

  • Expertise with deep learning models via PyTorch or Tensorflow

  • Expertise with using Pandas, Numpy, and scikit-learn libraries

  • Strong data visualizations skills

  • Experience with data preparation/cleansing

  • Experience performing PHM, IVHM, DHM, and/or anomaly resolution

Benefits:

In addition to a full benefits package with 401k match, PTO, etc. we offer flexible work arrangements, incredible learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, within a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders, and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees.


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.