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Lead Sr Principal Engineer GNC - Next Gen Interceptor Program

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10066244
Category: Engineering
Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Any (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions 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. The Navigation and Control Engineering organization is hiring for a Lead Senior Principal Guidance Navigation Control Engineer professional at our Chandler, AZ location. Position Overview Designs, develops, implements, verifies and tests algorithms and software and simulation tools to perform guidance, navigation and control of missile stages during powered and coast phases of launch, flight ,as well as during staging events.. 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 missiles and launch vehicles. Candidate will lead a team in design efforts for the interceptor launch vehicle. Essential Functions: Lead a team of engineers who support Interceptor launch vehicle, and business development programs· Design, develop, and implement flight software algorithms to support guidance, navigation, and control functions for the interceptor launch vehicle. Design, develop, and implement simulation software to test and verify mission requirements for the vehicle· Guidance functions include the formulation of specific equations to achieve a desired position, orientation or orbit in space to enable intercept of incoming threats. Control design and analyses processes consist of the development of the control laws and hardware and software requirements for launch vehicles and/or missiles. Utilize excellent communication skills to report program milestones, technical approaches, and findings to GNC functional management as well as program management. Support the tasking and mentoring of staff in support of achieving program goals. Basic Qualifications: 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, or higher Experience with vehicle trajectory design and customer provided requirements analysis in a flight software in simulation environment. Ability to Lead a team. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor or Master's in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Active DoD Top secret security clearance Experience with autopilot and guidance algorithm design and navigation and actuator subsystems Experience with Python and the Linux operating system are preferred Experience with C++, MATLAB, and Simulink Salary Range: $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 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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