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Sr Principal Systems Engineer – Augmented Reality (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10078122

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Warner Robins, GA, 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, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

NG is looking for a full-time Senior Engineer with a background in augmented reality to help develop and mature technologies for dismounted soldiers. This position will be an integral part of a team that helps bring advanced Situational Awareness (SA) capabilities to the Warfighter. Work will include solving key technical and physiological constraints with augmented reality systems, integrating other SA capabilities into the augmented reality space, and help design quantitative and qualitative test capabilities to determine the effectiveness of solutions.

The projects supported involve integrating real/simulated sensor imagery into augmented reality environments, measuring performance of augmented reality technology, conducting test that examine the cognitive processing of augmented reality information, conducting experiments with augmented reality/virtual reality displays, and conducting evaluations of physical or virtual sensor/display prototypes. 

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM Degree) with a minimum of 9 years of applicable experience with a BS or 7 years with a MS

  • Experience with augmented reality development and/or test

  • Experience working directly with stakeholders to develop/test a product

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements

  • Experience with augmented reality software development

  • Experience using Unity Real-Time Development Platform

  • Experience managing hardware/software "in the field" to include establishing offsite/remote technology configurations and running live demonstration/test events

  • Experience with user experience design principles

  • Experience with experimental research or data analyses

  • an active DoD Secret Security Clearance


Salary Range: $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.