Chandler, Arizona

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 and experienced Principal Systems Engineer to join the Sentinel Systems Engineering Team within the Launch Vehicles business unit in our Chandler, AZ office.

Role Description & Responsibilities
  • The candidate must have prior technical/design review experience. Candidate will facilitate the development and execution of technical reviews for the program.
  • The candidate should possess strong technical problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to generate and document system level launch vehicle requirements, perform vehicle performance assessments and participate in system level verification/data review activities.
  • Candidate should be knowledgeable about agile principles and have demonstrated the ability to facilitate an agile development process
  • The candidate should possess a strong resolve to drive tasks to completion autonomously and possess demonstrated mentoring/training skills.
  • Creates new system requirements and manages requirement changes in the Requirements Management databases
  • Creates and manages both original and revised specification/interface definition documents and coordinates document approval through peer review and signature process.
  • Support risk management (identifies potential risk) and trade study processes.
  • Manages aspects of system design, analyses, interface verification, testing, minor failure/anomaly resolution or mission operations.
  • Participates in the creation of and manages changes to system or subsystem analytical models.
  • Supports trade studies, system sensitivity studies, design optimization studies, system performance assessments, system design assessments, Operations Analysis work such as mission analysis and timelines and CONOPS development.
  • Regular interface with program management, engineering staff and external customer as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Requires BS in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years related experience, Masters Degree with 3 years of related experience or PhD with 0 years of experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be able to obtain a secret clearance
  • Ability to travel is required
  • Systems Engineering experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skill
    Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

    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.

    Chandler, Arizona

     

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