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GBSD - Principal Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs, CO 80932
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Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. 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. Join us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here .

What you will get to do:
Coordination & collaboration with the System Engineering and Command & Launch Segment System Engineering Teams
Supporting system, segment, element and unit level trade studies
Supporting a team of engineers to create, mature and present comprehensive and cohesive technical charts representative of the appropriate level of maturation for any given milestone meeting and demonstrating team readiness in relation to achieving the milestone entrance and exit criteria
Identifying required contractual deliverables and non-contractual documentation and driving corresponding updates to closure
Coordinating and collaborating with diverse engineering design teams to assist in managing the technical baseline

Areas of experience for this role:
Experience/Familiarity with cloud computing services: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS)
Experience/Familiarity with some technologies used by application teams: Angular.js, Node.js, Spring/Java
Experience with architecting highly scalable and highly available systems
Excellent communication and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced technical topics to both technical and non-technical staff; ability to articulate business issues/concerns with staff, peers, superiors, and outside parties
Demonstrates expertise in research, often going outside of their area of individual experience.
Technical experience in consumer and employee facing enterprise systems
Required knowledge and understanding of technical architecture, application systems design and integration in a large heterogeneous enterprise environment with hands on experience in
REST, SOA, Java/J2EE, XML, Websphere/Weblogic/Apache TomCat Application Server, Rules
Exposure to infrastructure and platform capabilities - container, middleware, messaging, routing components
Exposure to cloud development and migration an added plus
Desire and ability to adapt to an ever changing technology landscape by exploring new languages and techniques for software delivery.
Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to contribute to, and balance delivery against, multiple projects/demands simultaneously
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



**Basic Qualifications**
A current DoD Secret clearance is required to be considered for this position
Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university
9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. of experience performing in a Systems Engineering or related technical discipline
Understanding of systems engineering principles and processes
Demonstrated communication skills and flexibility
Proficiency in MS Office

**Preferred Qualifications:**

A current DoD Top Secret clearance with capability for SAP access
Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers

Experience with applications similar to Framework, Docker, Kubernetes, Akamai, PHP, Github, OpenStack, Apache CXF, Restify, Express,
Direct experience using the DOORS Requirements Management Database
Familiarity with Model- Driven Systems Engineering languages (SysML /UML) and concepts and CORE knowledge a plus
Excellent technical writing skills, and team building skills
Subcontractor technical oversight experience

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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