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Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10012002

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Charlottesville - VA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer based out of Charlottesville, VA. OR Sunnyvale, CA. OR Ocean Springs, MS. As a Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter.  Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.  The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What you’ll get to do:

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems specializes in the development, manufacturing, assembly, and testing of missile launching and handling systems, propulsion, and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines.  The Reliability and System Safety Engineering Department ensures reliability and system safety are key considerations throughout the program life cycle starting with design and development through system retirement. 

The Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer we are seeking will be an individual who thrives in a diverse work environment, has outstanding communication skills and possesses a strong sense of engagement and continuous process improvement. The Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer performs technical planning, requirements development, system integration, verification and validation.  Analyses are performed at all levels and include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. The Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints. A materials engineering oriented systems engineer capable of developing and conducting electrical, mechanical and non-destructive test procedures with the ability to assess material/component service life is preferred. A fundamental knowledge and/or the interest in developing skills in Reliability and Systems Safety Engineering is also preferred.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal/Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer based out of Charlottesville, VA. OR Sunnyvale, CA. OR Ocean Springs, MS.

 

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below:

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Basic Qualifications for Principal Reliability Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline with 5 years relevant experience; or Master’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline with 3 years of relevant work experience; or a PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline with 0 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in development/management and conduct of electrical and mechanical and non-destructive test plans.
  • Ability to develop and conduct customer presentations.
  • Ability to develop schedules, manage budget and complete work according to the developed schedule.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Reliability and System Safety Engineering.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Reliability Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline with 9 years relevant experience; or Master’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline with 7 years of relevant work experience; or a PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline with 4 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in development/management and conduct of electrical and mechanical and non-destructive test plans.
  • Ability to develop and conduct customer presentations.
  • Ability to develop schedules, manage budget and complete work according to the developed schedule.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Reliability and System Safety Engineering.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Physics) discipline.
  • Strong background in materials engineering and testing
  • Experience with supporting hazardous material management programs
  • Active Top Secret Clearance or higher

Salary Range: 79400 - 147700
Salary Range 2: 93300 - 171100

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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