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Engineer Systems / Principal Engineer Systems (TS/SCI)

Requisition ID: R10076636

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

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!

Our growing team in CO Springs, Colorado has a new opportunity available for Engineer Systems or Principal Engineer Systems. This is an exciting time to join our PGS team! If you’re passionate about your craft and are interested in learning new technologies, then this position if for you! Given the nature of the work, telecommuting is not available. We do however, offer relocation assistance.  

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy to make recommendations on project tailoring, participate in and document project activities

  • Perform both technical and non-technical assessments of requirements and work with functional area personnel to develop design to remediate those requirements

  • This position is primarily focused on the Operations & Sustainment of several interconnected networks: however, knowledge of the System Engineering processes, Agile development, and DevOps is essential for mission success

This position can be filled at a level 3 or 4 based on the basic qualifications below.

This position is normally Monday through Friday and may require on-call, evening, and weekend support during system anomalies or mission requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 2: Bachelor’s + 2 years of experience in a relevant STEM discipline.

  • Level 3: Bachelor’s + 5 years of experience in a relevant STEM discipline or 2 years with a Masters; 0 with PhD

  • TS/SCI Clearance required to start and the the willingness to obtain and maintain a Polygraph

  • Experience with Agile development

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Visio, Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel Office Products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Polygraph

  • Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical

  • managers and customers

  • Ability to interface with multiple stakeholders from a variety of organizations (internally and

  • externally) in support of requirements development

  • Working knowledge of system design and overall integration into an operational environment

  • Security + or another DoD 8570 approved certification

Salary Range: $77,200 USD - $115,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $95,100 USD - $142,700 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

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 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.