GBSD – Principal Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: 20017945

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville
  • 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

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It’s unique work. It’s challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is the work that makes a difference. 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 us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer. This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. 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.   Support Equipment (SE) engineering utilizes a Systems Engineering approach to establish SE functional and performance requirements.  SE engineering is involved in all phases of research and product lifecycle development starting with requirements, initial concepts, trade studies, early air vehicle design influence, design and development of the SE item, fabrication/procurement, engineering evaluation testing, verification, delivery of hardware, and support of delivered hardware.  The candidate will have demonstrated a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, concepts and techniques and apply them to develop recommended solutions to complex problems.  Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.    This job can be filled at either level 3 or level 4.   Roles and responsibilities: 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.  Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, including critical thinking and technical problem solving skills   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   https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx   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.

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

Basic Qualifications: Principal Systems Engineer
  • BS degree in a STEM related field of study with at least 5 years years of relatable work experience.
  • 1 year of experience with DOORS and Cameo
  • 2 years establishing product requirements, design of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment
  •  Active Secret Clearance
  Sr. Principal Systems Engineer
  • BS degree in engineering, Science Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) or related discipline with 9 years of relatable work experience
  • Proficient with DOORS and Cameo
  • Experience with Teamcenter
  • Experience establishing product requirements, design of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment
  •  Active Secret Clearance
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word



Preferred Qualifications:    Master’s Degree in Business or STEM related discipline. 
  • Experience with Teamcenter
  • 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
  • Current DoD Secret clearance
  Level 4:
  • 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 solution
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word 
 



      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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      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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