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Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Fault Management Lead

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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.
Job Description
Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.
SSSD has an opening for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Fault Management Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Autonomy and Fault Management (AFM) lead for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) - Polar (NGP) program within the Prime Space Vehicle Systems Engineering (SVSE) Space Vehicle Operations (SVO) team.

  • Leverage the Eagle-3 product line Bus heritage Fault Management (FM) design and apply it to the mission needs and accommodation challenges of the NGP program SV.

  • This requires not only adapting the FM approach to support both the Communications Payload (CPL) and the Mission Payload (MPL), it requires balancing the re-use needs driven by Eagle-3 heritage and the United States Government (USG) goals of driving a common MPL design, leveraged from the Next Gen OPIR - Geosynchronous (NGG) program.

  • Additionally, the mission needs for NGP include enhanced support for longer duration autonomous operations, an area of mission not previously supported in Class A but which is a critical discriminator for acquisition of new programs.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelors of Science degree in STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline and 9 years of experience OR Masters in STEM and 7 years of experience OR Ph.D. in STEM and 4 years of experience

    • Active, in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance with investigation within the last 5 years.

    • Experience with Fault Management

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Masters degree in STEM discipline

      • DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance

        Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

        • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

        • 401k

        • Educational Assistance

        • Life Insurance

        • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

        • Paid Time Off

        • Health & Wellness Resources

        • Employee Discounts

        • Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.

          For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits ( .
          Salary Range: $125,800.00 - $188,600.00
          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.
          We are a pioneering company.
          With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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