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Principal Engineer Systems – C2 Operations Integration Team

Requisition ID: R10073029

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • 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: 1

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.

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as an Operations Integration Team (OIT) Engineer out of Redondo Beach, CA.As a member of OIT, this candidate must have a background in space operations, having experience in operational level command and control concepts is a plus. Additionally, this position requires working in a multi-company, multi-government setting.  Depth of experience must include designing and demonstrating activities to support Operator in the Loop (OITL) testing, minimum viable product definitions, tracking and prioritizing the user needs and wants via multiple agile backlogs, representing the software development team to leadership and potential operators, and mission thread development.  This position will also support proposal activities for future related efforts in Space Command and Control (C2) and Joint All Domain C2. The OIT Engineer will report directly to the OIT Lead. What You’ll Get to Do:
  • Supports operations integration and mission engineering activities across a seven-company industry team to define user workflows for product owner implementation
  • Support user feedback process at multiple levels to ensure development teams understand and provide value to the warfighters, board member at each deficiency adjudication meeting 
  • Contribute to agile sprints, reviews, and retrospectives for the Operations Integration Team, work towards Government leadership team priorities
  • Participate in design, architecture, system engineering, requirements, and other technical interchange meetings as the Operations Integration representative
  • Provide familiarization or demonstrations of the software as needed
  • Facilitate customer support/direction for release planning events; need to understand software speak and translate for the operators
  • Contribute to the program using sound engineering processes in development, production, test, and sustainment in accordance with company policies, processes, and quality standards.
  • Drive process development, continuous improvement, and affordability initiatives within their associated programs.
Basic Qualifications:
  • STEM Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of Operations (mission engineering) experience; or 3 years’ experience with a Master’s degree
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Experience in successfully working within cross-functional technical teams
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e., Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity or Experience in JIRA, Confluence
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Experience as orbital analyst or astrodynamics background
  • Familiarity with Joint Planning Doctrine
  • Familiarity or experience with version control tools such as Bitbucket

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! 

Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program. 
 


Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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.