Principal / Sr Principal Engineer Systems Strike Weapons Program Secret Clearance Required
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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 is currently seeking an experienced
Principal Engineer Systems/Sr. Principal Engineer Systems to serve
on the Strike program as part of the Systems Engineering
Integration & Test team in our Chandler, AZ office.
Role Description & Responsibilities:
--- The candidate should possess strong technical problem solving,
written and verbal communication skills to generate and document
mission launch vehicle requirements, perform vehicle performance
assessments and participate in mission verification/data review
--- Regular interface with program management, engineering staff
and external customers is expected.
--- The candidate should be willing to occasionally work during odd
hours (nights/weekends) and occasionally longer than normal (>
40 hrs/wk) to meet deadlines.
--- The candidate should possess a strong resolve to drive tasks to
completion autonomously and possess demonstrated mentoring/training
--- Provides data for and assists in risk management (identifies
potential risks) and trade study processes.
--- Supports mission design, data analyses, interface verification,
testing, and failure/anomaly resolution.
--- Prepares and presents materials for at major mission milestone
--- Manages cost accounts for mission scope of work
This position may be offered at the Principal Engineer Systems
Level 3 or Sr. Principal Engineer Systems Level 4.
If offered at the Principal Engineer Systems Level 3 requires:
- BS Engineering degree plus 5 years of experience; Masters
degree plus 3 years of experience; PhD with 0 years of experience.
If offered at the Sr. Principal Engineer Systems Level 4 requires:
- BS Engineering degree plus 9 years of experience; Masters
degree plus 7 years of experience; PhD with 4 years of
- Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of related work
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Candidate must have a DoD Secret level security clearance and
may be required to obtain a Top Secret level security
- Ability to travel is required ( Preferred Qualifications:
--- A strong experienced-based and academic foundation in Systems
Engineering fundamentals is desired.
--- Weapons system or RF experience
--- Experience with external customer interfacing (meetings,
--- Requirements Management databases (DOORS) experience
--- System testing and launch operations experience
--- Previous Cost Account Management experience
--- Experience with Agile, Scrum, and/or Jira
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
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
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