Search All Jobs

Principal Systems Engineer / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer (Melbourne, FL)

Requisition ID: R10093707

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • 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: 7

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for Principal Systems Engineer / Sr Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

In this role the candidate will be expected to apply their expertise and knowledge of aircraft systems for development and analysis of system requirements and usage scenarios. Job responsibilities include decomposing high level requirements into systems and sub-systems specifications. Ensuring requirements are fully allocated, are understandable and testable. The Candidate will collaborate with E-2 suppliers and Customers, participate in working groups and gain design requirements approval from our Customers. A working knowledge of aircraft sub-systems and system level mission capabilities is required. Proficient level of understanding of Requirements Development and Analysis methods.  Use of the DOORS toolset for requirements management is required.

Essential Functions:
• Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. 
• Performs analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. 
• Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. 
• Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. 

Basic Qualifications: 
•    Principal Systems Engineer: Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5 years of experience OR Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of experience. (Preference of Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Computer Engineering)
•    Sr. Principal Systems Engineer: a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline and 9 years of Engineering Experience OR a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of experience. (Preference of Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Computer Engineering)

•  Must have an in-scope active DoD Secret clearance or higher

•  Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start.
•  Experience in technical engineering requirements analysis, development, verification and/or validation
•  Expertise using DOORS or similar requirements management tool sets

Preferred Qualifications:
•  Experience leading and coordinating medium sized technical  teams employing the Agile development process. 
•  Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)  
•  Experience with direct interface and collaboration with customer representatives.  
•  Experienced DOORS user capable of creating/employing advanced scripts.

Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $135,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $112,000 USD - $168,000 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.

Apply Now

Search All Jobs

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.