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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) – Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer – Integrated Digital Systems

Requisition ID: R10045979

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Woodland Hills, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Interim Secret
  • 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.

NG- Military Internship Program Description:  

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. 

  

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge.  During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program. 

Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training.  Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility: 

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

What You’ll get to Do:

Our Integrated Avionics Products team is looking for a USMC H-1 Pilot (recently transitioned or USMC reservist) to join our Lead Technology Integrator (LTI) team as a Principal or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Integrated Avionics out of Woodland Hills, CA.

  • Work as part of a Scrum Team in a dynamic, fast-paced Agile engineering development environment using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) methods and NoMagic Cameo, DOORS, Jenkins, and MatLab Simulink, analyzing and developing new capabilities and integrating new technologies into customer war fighters who fly and maintain the configurations of USMC AH-1Z and UH-1Y Helicopters.
  • Work in our Systems Engineering organization on a small Agile Scrum Team / Integrated Product Team (IPT).
  • Support as part of Systems Engineering organization at the Conop level, Human Machine Interface (HMI) or Pilot Vehicle Interface (PVI) development, MBSE thread development and system testing at the operational level.
  • Use MBSE and NoMagic Cameo Enterprise Architect (EA) to develop models of new technologies and capabilities for various helicopter platforms.
  • Support development and management of system requirements for the helicopter platform subsystems, suppliers, and Northrop Grumman developed Mission Computer subsystem.
  • Support analysis and modeling of Helicopter usage scenarios, On-board weapons systems, Pilot and crew environments and related Human factors, the impact of Mission Computer changes on buses, interfaces and capabilities of the other components of the integrated helicopter cockpit.
  • Involved with developing and verifying system, interface, cyber, safety, reliability, maintainability and airworthiness requirements, and test planning, testing & integration, and validation activities.
  • Communicate with the USMC customer, engineers and pilots to review, assess and clarify customer needs, and derive product hardware and software technical capabilities, function and features requirements.
  • Regular communication with program leadership, and participate in meetings and technical presentations with customers.
  • Support technical reporting, planning, and cost and risk analysis assessments.
  • Importantly, you will create long-term career development opportunities for yourself on other helicopter platforms including Future Vertical Lift (FVL), as well as for Northrop Grumman through developing your knowledge and skills in Integrated avionics, Helicopter platforms, and Systems Engineering, MBSE and Agile methods.

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

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level. 

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer - Integrated Avionics are:

  • BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline with 5 years of related experience, or MS degree in STEM with 3 years of related experience.
  • Active Interim Secret DoD security clearance
  • Operational military background as an H-1 pilot required.
  • Must possess functional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).
  • Demonstrated Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze high level needs utilizing use cases/scenarios and relate them to the requirements.

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Integrated Avionics are:

  • BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline with 5 years of related experience, or MS degree in STEM with 3 years of related experience.
  • Active Interim Secret DoD security clearance
  • Operational military background as an H-1 pilot required.
  • Must possess functional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).
  • Demonstrated Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze high level needs utilizing use cases/scenarios and relate them to the requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operational military background as an H-1 pilot (AH-1Z experience preferred).
  • Experience with / knowledge of MBSE or model-based engineering desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement engineering plans within a project.
  • Software System Engineering Experience, preferred
  • Experience with specific roles on a program with respect to use case development, requirements solicitation, derivation, and decomposition through a structured and logical approach.
  • Experience with in an Agile development environment as scrum master or other is desirable.

Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $125,800 USD - $188,600 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.