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Principal Engineer 3 - Senior Principal Engineer 4 Guidance Navigation and Controls

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10046780

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time 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 Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for an Principal Engineer 3 / Senior Principal Engineer to join our Guidance Navigation and Control team. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

    Essential Functions
    • Support various launch vehicle, target vehicle, and business development programs
    • Design, develop, and implement flight software algorithms to support guidance, navigation, and control functions for the target or launch vehicle
    • Design, develop, and implement simulation software to test and verify mission requirements for the vehicle
    • Navigation functions include the statistical processing of measured data points and their substitution into algorithms simulating physical reality
    • Guidance functions include the formulation of specific equations to achieve a desired position, orientation or orbit in space
    • Control design and analyses processes consist of the development of the control laws and hardware and software requirements for launch vehicles and/or spacecraft
    • Utilize excellent communication skills to report program milestones, technical approaches, and findings to GNC as well as program managementU.S. Citizenship is required

      This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Engineer 3 or Senior Principal Engineer 4 level - Guidance Navigation and Controls

      Basic Qualifications
      Principal Engineer 3 Guidance Navigation and Controls
      Bachelor's Degree in Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) and 5 years of experience or Masters Degree and 3 years of experience.

      Senior Principal Engineer 4 Guidance Navigation and Controls
      Bachelor's Degree in Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 9 years of experience or Master's with 7 years of experience or Ph D with 4 years of experience.

      Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
      Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

      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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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