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Systems Engineer/Principal Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10024582

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Colorado Springs - CO, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Interim 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: 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.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment and be a self-starter, efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks.
  • Perform System Architecture Design, Development, and Delivery
  • Evaluate system functional and performance characteristics and requirements to define product and services needs
  • Provide technical guidance to a team performing day-to-day delivery order tasks.  Such as and not limited to hardware, software, cybersecurity, test and sustainability functions.
  • Lead, conduct trade studies to support the selection of preferred design solutions, commercial hardware or software components, and preferred course of action alternatives
  • Lead system design reviews and creating and/or updating specifications, designs and technical baseline documentation
  • Support system requirements reviews and creating and/or updating requirement specifications and technical baseline documentation
  • Generate, review, and update technical baseline artifacts and collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete
  • Review technical baseline documentation to ensure the design meets system needs and is accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete
  • Identify, coordinate and generate risk and opportunity conditions.  Participate in risk analysis and mitigation formation
  • Collaborate with system modelers who use MBSE tools and techniques to define system interfaces, requirements and behaviors
  • Provide training and mentoring on development processes and procedures
  • Support the development of system test and/or integration plans, procedures and scenarios used in the conduct of integration and testing activities

Minimal travel is expected. This position will be based in our Colorado Springs airport facility.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Education Assistance
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible schedules on some programs, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more Link: https://benefits.northropgrumman.com

This position can be filled at Systems or Principal Systems Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications of a Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline with 2+ years of systems engineering experience; or Master’s degree
  • Interim DoD Secret clearance
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Experience in using a requirements management tool, such as DOORS to update and write system level requirements
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Basic Qualifications of a Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline with 5+ years of systems engineering experience; Master’s degree with 3+ years; or PhD.
  • Interim DoD Secret clearance
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Experience in using a requirements management tool, such as DOORS to update and write system level requirements
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Experience with MatLab and scripting languages
  • Technical writing skills for generating analysis and reports
  • Post process data and perform analysis from testing
  • Performing root cause analysis from data sets
  • Generate new scenarios used for testing purposes
  • Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) or other ground-based radars such as the Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonus in addition to base pay.  Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow for employees to share in company results.  In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including healthcare insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.  Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/

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Salary Range: 74900 - 112300
Salary Range 2: 92200 - 138400

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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.