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Sr Principal Applications Support Specialist (TeamCenter, NX)

Requisition ID: R10047505

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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 Components Business Unit designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

Northrop Grumman Space Components Business Unit is seeking an Engineering Applications Support Specialist to join our team.

This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

A Sr Principal Engineering Applications Support Specialist interfaces between systems analysts/programmers and users located in a specialized area to ensure that information technology designs meet the needs of the end users within an organization. Documents product/service requirements and develops test procedures to ensure user requests are carried out. Requires thorough understanding and knowledge regarding system architecture and capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide client-side application installations, configuration changes, general maintenance and monitoring (Microsoft Windows environment)
  • Create software packages of software applications to be installed in software store
  • Create and maintain user accounts on various software platforms and websites, including Teamcenter PLM
  • Troubleshoot software installation and/or connection issues
  • Troubleshoot NX part, assembly, or drawing issues
  • Troubleshooting FlexLM license issues
  • Create and maintain documentation and Best Practice documents and perform basic user training
  • Perform testing of new functionality/configuration changes to assure defect free implementations
  • Create necessary documentation around new projects both for administrator and end user

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience in an Engineering or IT environment
  • Ability to install/uninstall multiple types of software in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter PLM workflows; as a user, creator, and troubleshooter
  • Experience with Siemens NX installations; customer defaults configuration, start parts, drafting templates, pax files, etc.
  • Experience with NX CAD model, assembly, and drawing creation
  • Experience with NX drafting standards for both 2D drawings and 3D annotated models
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience with creating and editing batch files, PowerShell scripts, xml files, etc.
  • Programming experience creating APIs using Python, Java, C#, and/or VisualStudio
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Ability to perform work in a virtual environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using and configuring Analysis software applications such as FEMAP and NX NASTRAN
  • Experience with other CAD or PLM systems besides NX and Teamcenter

Salary Range: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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.