Baltimore, Maryland

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. BIT & CAL can involve any/all parts of the sensor system – BIT modes confirm functions or systems are working properly and Calibrations allow capture and correction or compensation for any errors so that sensor performance levels are not impacted. The Sr. Principal Systems Engineer will have responsibilities that span the system BIT/Calibration development cycle, which includes: Deriving BIT/Calibration requirements; Design of the BIT/diagnostic and calibration mode; Test effectiveness modeling and analysis; Software development and integration; Verifying embedded implementation of the BIT/Calibration mode.  Responsibilities may also include producing publication-quality documentation and supporting Factory Test activities, System Integration & Test, and field support.  Candidates should be highly motivated engineers who can work both independently and in team environments. The sensor systems, simulation software and workflow is fairly complex therefore strong problem solving skills are desired. The role is multidisciplinary in nature and provides tremendous technical growth opportunities. Key Traits and Actions for Success in this Role:  Apply a multi-disciplinary approach to problems Independence and a sense of ownership of one’s work Ability to lead cross-functional teams Proficiency in software development (C++, python), sensor systems engineering, and technical writing. Develop an in-depth understanding of Sensors Hardware capability. Define requirements to maintain system performance. Develop expertise in signal processing techniques, implement system Modeling and Simulation, and increase Matlab/C++ skills. Actively support Sensor Integration and Test including trouble shooting while working with the latest test equipment and tools. Basic Qualifications: Active DoD Secret security clearance prior to starting, or ability to obtain and sustain a DoD Secret security clearance, and be clearable to Special Access Programs (SAP). US Citizenship is required Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with 9 years of relevant experience (see job description) 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of experience with a PhD Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches Ability to effectively communicate and present complex technical concepts to project, program, and company management, other technical managers, and customers Excellent technical writing and team building skills Preferred Qualifications: Active DoD Top Secret Clearance Master's Degree or PhD including electives in radar techniques and signal processing Domain experience in sensor simulations for RF sensors Experience with integration and test of RADAR, SIGINT, or EW systems.  Greater programming experience in MATLAB and C/C++. This wide breadth of systems exposure will set an individual on a strong Systems Engineering career path, working on some of our nation’ most challenging problems and providing solutions to keep our country safe. 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

Baltimore, Maryland

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.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

Similar jobs