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Engineer Systems / Principal Systems Engineer (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10065502

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
  • 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
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is searching for Engineer Systems / Principal Systems Engineer (multiple positions) to join the Network and Field Service.

This position is located in Huntsville, AL with travel to company and customer sites potentially required up to 10% of the time.

NOTE: Must be able to attain Security clearance.

This requisition may be filled at either a Systems or Principal Systems Engineer level 2/3.

Basic Qualifications for a Systems Engineer (Level 2) are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM discipline preferred from an accredited university and 3 years of related experience, or a master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 1 years of related experience, or 0 years of related experience with a PhD.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer (Level 3) are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM discipline preferred from an accredited university and 6 years of related experience, or a master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 4 years of related experience, or 0 years of related experience with a PhD.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Agile software development practices.
  • Depending on experience, familiarity with:
    • Modeling tools (CAMEO)
    • Reliability related tools (ReliaSoft/Windchill) and analysis concepts
    • Analysis and Design tools (MatLab)
  • Experience in data analysis, requirements development, algorithms, modeling & simulation, or interface development
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly learning new concepts and approaches

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer and product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Collaborate in an Agile, self-organizing cross-functional environment,
  • Conduct analyses at all levels of system products to include concept, design, integration and test, installation, operation, and maintenance
  • Support technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and effectiveness analyses for total systems
  • Develop, review, and brief deliverables following corporate and government specifications for product wide, complex, system of systems programs, using COTS MBSE development tools and SysML guidelines

    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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    Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD
    Salary Range 2: $92,000 USD - $138,000 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.