Sr Principal Systems Engineer (Melbourne FL)

United States-Florida-Melbourne, United States

$115-172k

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

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 Aeronautics Systems (AS) sector has an opening for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Multi-Domain Command and Control (MDC2) family of programs. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Responsibilities will include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, develop prototype models, and architect solutions in support of various System of Systems activities in a fast-paced Science and Technology Mission Engineering-focused environment.  You will have the opportunity to become a subject matter expert on operational capabilities that support the overall mission space of the U.S. Navy’s E-2D Hawkeye aircraft. While working in a team environment, the ideal candidate will have the ability to take ownership of challenging problems, drive them to a solution, and provide leadership for implementing the solution.  

It is critical that you understand the various aspects of the entire development life cycle of complex DoD aircraft. As a Systems Engineer focused on the operational mission space, you will support specific areas in the full life cycle of engineering development, to include requirements development, modeling and simulation, verification and validation (V&V) activities, etc. You will analyze both simulated and live flight data results and metrics to assess overall mission effectiveness associated with current and future operational capability improvements. You will also apply technical expertise in solving complex integration challenges. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required.  

We offer flexible work arrangements, a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do

This position is contingent upon verification of active DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain Special Access Program clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9 years of engineering experience OR a Master of Science Degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of engineering experience OR PhD in a STEM discipline and 4 years of engineering experience
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance or higher (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.
  • Agile methodology experience and familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite
  • Proficient experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Programming skills in Matlab and/or Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Existing Special Program Access
  • Experience with requirements management using IBM’s DOORS Engineering Requirements Management software
  • Experience with data analysis including Verification and Validation (V&V) activities associated with DoD Modeling and Simulation system

Salary Range: $114,900.00 - $172,300.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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