EOIR Principal Systems Engineer – TS

Requisition ID: 20019497

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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. The Northrop Grumman Payload and Ground Systems Division is a strategic partner specializing in delivering intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions for classified and unclassified missions in the space domain. We provide integrated classified support in the form of space domain awareness, satellite mission operations, satellite command and control and development and deployment of restricted payload solutions.  We have an opening for an experienced EOIR Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Space Systems organization. This position will be located in Baltimore, MD  Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is seeking an EO/IR Systems Engineer to join the Payloads and Ground Systems, Systems Engineering Integration & Test department and be responsible for developing optical instruments for potential future space optical payloads. The successful candidate will be involved in optical payload definition and procurement to include optical systems architecture, requirements definition, design trade studies, interface definition, optical integration and alignment, and optical system test, verification and validation. The candidate may support aspects of the space optical payload with any number the following Space Mission domains: spacecraft mission planning and operations, states and modes, power systems, attitude control, telemetry and data handling, thermal control, static and dynamic structures. 

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts
Flexible Schedules:  For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work
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Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) & 5 years of relevant experience (or 3 years with Master of Science Degree or 0 years with PhD) in the design and testing of EO/IR payload systems.

Proficiency with MATLAB.
Active Top Secret clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in one or more of the following remote sensing instrument topics: optics and coatings, hyperspectral imagers, radiometry, focal plane technology, detectors and ROICs, and opto-mechanics.
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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  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
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  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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