Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.

Come be a part of our mission! Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Sr. Principal Engineer Test - Event Mission Director based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

What You’ll get to Do:

- The candidate's primary responsibility is to work as a member of the Integration & Test Functional Area to lead/drive the planning, execution, and reporting on various missile defense system ground tests, flight tests, and exercises.

- The candidate must also be able to act as a technical interface to MDA working level counterparts on an as-required basis.

- The candidate will be responsible for identifying required resources, developing and understanding mission objectives for the system(s) under test, developing data archival and analysis plans, and developing post mission reports.

- The candidate will be responsible for configuration management and control of test resources, articles, and tools for data collection during the event.

- The candidate will also serve as the I&T liaison to other C2BMC test participants and MDA/BCT test managers. The EMD will coordinate with the project leads of various experiments to ensure seamless event execution across the entire I&T mission.

- The EMD will develop and maintain the I&T test architecture which includes all articles under test. The candidate will also develop any supplemental procedures required to ensure successful execution.

- Travel requirements are minimal, but may average 1-2 trips per year. Non-standard work hours are likely during event execution.

Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

- An active Secret clearance is required.

- 9 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 13 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.

- Ability to possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) within 60 days of hire.

- The successful candidate should have experience in planning and managing ground test, flight test, and Warfighter events.

- The candidate should understand and have had previous experience with various event board approval structures, including MDIOC and IRES support processes, the MDA/BC approval chain and National Team engineering boards (PERB, CEAT).

- The Engineering personnel must possess an understanding of systems engineering processes and logistics principles, including artifact generation (e.g. specifications, Interface Control Documents, System Architecture Descriptions, Use Cases, Trade Studies, etc).

- Candidates must have experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions using NT or similar processes and methods.

- Ability to lead portions of the activity and direct the activities of fellow engineers.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with approval boards from other organizations sponsoring such tests (e.g. JIAMDO, AFSPC, JFCC-IMD, etc) is highly desirable. - It is desirable to have had prior experience interacting with JAT, MDDC, and other related organizations.

- The ideal candidate will also have experience with the operation of C2BMC, knowledge of the system configuration, experience with the system operation, how to navigate display screens, and the concept of system operations.

- Experience with network applications and networking concepts is desired. Proficiency in Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems is required, along with experience with military systems used in missile defense such as AN/TPY-2, SBIRS/BOA, Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, and GMD, including their operational characteristics.

What We Can Offer You: Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: - Health Plan - Savings Plan - Paid Time Off - Education Assistance - Training and Development - Flexible Work Arrangements

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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.

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.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

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