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Sr. Principal Advanced Weapons Munitions Development and Analysis Lead

Requisition ID: R10085453

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Senior Principal System Munition Lead for the Advanced Weapons Campaign to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our South Bay Aircraft Design Center organization. This role is located in Redondo Beach, California.

Essential Functions:

•             Demonstrate leadership principles – Integrity, respect, organizational, communication etc

•             Proficient in generating and maintaining models in Cameo EA; interface with subject matter experts, analysts, architects, designers, system engineers and specialty engineers to capture weapon structure and behavior

•             Participate in technical planning, verification and validation development, cost and risk considerations, and requirements analyses for integrated systems

•             Prepare and present content in internal and customer reviews, support CDRL deliveries

•             Develop unifying model techniques, procedures, and processes (for model development, tool integration, and team integration)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Basic qualifications for a Sr. Principal Engineer Systems include a Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree in STEM with 7 years of related engineering experience; OR a PhD in STEM with 4 years of related engineering experience.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with last investigation/adjudicated within the last 6 years
  • Model Based Systems Engineer (MBSE) experience:
  • Minimum 3 years Cameo EA experience (or similar tool)
  • Minimum 3 years of multi-disciplinary team leadership/management

Preferred Qualifications:

•             Experience with Company and DoD explosives/munitions handling, transportation, and storage logistics.

•             Familiarity with IADS software and IRIG-106 standards.

•             Experience with MIL-STD-882E and Non-Nuclear Munitions Safety Board (NNMSB).

•             Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

•             Experience in weapons development programs for the Army or Navy

•             Familiarity with environmental specifications for weapon systems (e.g. ATPD-2404, MIL-STD-810) 

Salary Range: $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

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.