GBSD Sr. Principal Systems Test Engineer

Requisition ID: 21007140

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe.  With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.  Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer.  This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program (Minuteman III ICBM replacement) development contract. Learn more about the GBSD program here.  Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.   What you will get to do:  Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:
  • The candidate will be responsible for their projects, preparing reports, and briefing leadership.  Frequent inter-organization and outside customer communication is required and the candidate represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.  
  • Performs technical planning, command and launch system test 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 test solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition  to translate customer requirements into hardware and software test procedures for sub-system element level test.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    - 401k
    - Educational Assistance
    - Life Insurance
    - Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    - Paid Time Off
    - Health & Wellness Resources
    - Employee Discounts 
This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. UTSPACE

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Software discipline from an accredited university with minimum 9 years of related engineering experience with a bachelor's degree; 7 years' experience with a related Master's degree; or 4 years' with a PhD
  • US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Proficient with DOORS and Cameo
  • Experience with Teamcenter
  • Experience establishing product requirements, design of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, including critical thinking and technical problem solving skills.
  • Hands on experience in equipment maintenance, fabrication, assembly, power, hand and measuring tools
  • In depth Aerospace / ICBM maintenance experience
  • Knowledge in design of mechanical and electrical ICBM subsystems
  • Knowledge in the development of SE design solutions
Salary minimum: $114,080
Salary maximum: $171,120 
 
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. 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.
Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.
  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 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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