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Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

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.

SSSD Space Vehicle Systems Engineering has an opening for a qualified, mission oriented Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. This position will be responsible for the space vehicle and interface requirements architecture, development, and verification.
This role offers an opportunity to showcase expertise in breadth and depth of technical knowledge, and leadership skills, as well as provides the opportunity to be a systems engineer.
This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California and with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following systems engineering tasks for Space Vehicle programs:
--- Work will cover range of SE disciplines and products including requirements & verification, interfaces, architecture, and design.
--- Able to communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with Mission Engineering (SE&I), Specialty Engineering, Payloads, and Subsystems
--- Role entails collaboration with SVSE, subsystems, and unit-level engineers and engagement in multiple working groups and control boards.
--- Support/lead development of specifications, interfaces, test requirements, and other key SE products.
--- Support/lead preparation and execution of SVSE milestone reviews (PDA/CDA)
--- Specifics of responsibilities can be tailored based on grade level and relevant experience of selected candidate.

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed 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.

This position requires strong leadership, communication and presentation skills; ability to interface with project management, responsible design engineers, subproject managers, functional management, and customers; and the ability to work independently and efficiently.

Available positions require that the candidate have a strong understanding of one or more of the skills described. Project roles span all phases from new business acquisition, and IRAD/technology development to established programs.

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 : f or 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 .

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 5+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 3+ years of engineering experience OR PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline
    • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
    • Dept. of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years OR
    • Dept. of Energy Q clearance with a background investigation date within 6 years Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in Engineering
      • Experience working on aircraft or spacecraft systems
      • Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements
      • Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model based system engineering
      • Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration
      • Experience using DOORS, Cameo
      • Strong people skills
      • Excellent communication skills (upward and downward) "

        Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach , Principal Systems Engineer, Other , Redondo Beach, California

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