Huntsville, Alabama

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 Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) Agile Systems Engineering Team within the Systems Engineering Integrated Product Team. IBCS integrates disparate radars and weapons to construct a far more effective IAMD enterprise. IBCS delivers a single integrated air picture with unprecedented accuracy and broadens surveillance and protection areas. As an Engineer Systems/Principal Engineer Systems, you will perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Perform analysis at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. The team performs the following major tasks: System Architecture Design, Development, and Maintenance Evaluation of system functional and performance characteristics Production and maintenance of databases and Model-Based Systems Engineering tools Candidate should possess the ability to learn existing software architecture and system requirements.  The individual will work with senior systems engineers to identify impacts to current system architecture design and requirements based on the integration of new capabilities. The successful candidate will deploy systems engineering and analysis skills to support evaluation and development of new system capabilities and existing system requirements. Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, the candidate must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. DOD security clearance 2+ years of systems engineering (Requirements or System Architecture) experience 5 years with Bachelor of Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics. Capability to comprehend System Architecture and System Requirements (System Specifications - high level requirements to the lowest level of decomposition) in a model-based environment Capability to understand software systems interface documentation, interconnect diagrams, military standards, etc. Strong communication and interpersonal skills Preferred Qualifications: Model-Based Systems Engineering experience Experience with Cameo/MagicDraw Experience with DOORS Systems Engineering Experience in an Agile environment Missile Defense experience Experience in development of U.S. Army Air and Missile Defense systems (e.g., IBCS, PATRIOT, MEADS) Detailed understanding of Track Management processes and behaviors Detailed understanding of Tactical Data Links (e.g., Link-16) Detailed understanding of Command and Control (C2) functions Detailed understanding of defense planning and task force laydowns 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.

Huntsville, Alabama

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.

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