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SMORS Principal Systems Engineer - Program Safety Lead

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Colorado Springs, CO 80932
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it's making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, and robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector is seeking applicants for a position on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program as a Principal Systems Engineer to serve as the Program Safety Lead. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

**What You'll Get to Do:**

+ Apply knowledge, methodologies and principles of safety engineering as defined in MIL-STD-882E.
+ Independently analyze and recommend safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards
+ Develop requirements and designs, assess implementations for hazard and causal factors to satisfy critical system safety objectives
+ Develop and evaluate systems, associated support equipment and facilities, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable safety specifications and standards
+ Collaborate with various design teams in the execution of various MIL-STD-882E hazard analyses
+ Apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, test, or evaluate military weapons systems
+ Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation for system safety IAW MIL-STD-882E.
+ Review architecture, requirements and interface artifacts for safety on complex hardware/ software systems
+ Review Test Plans and Procedures for safety requirements verification and potential hazardous operations
+ Conduct analysis within a Model Based Engineering (MBE) environment
+ Perform hardware/ software safety (Experience in AGILE development)

The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment. They will be a self-starter and efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks. Some travel may be required.

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Education/Experience: 5 years applicable experience with Bachelors in Science in a relevant STEM discipline from an accredited college; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance
+ Technical documentation and analysis experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Active DoD Secret clearance
+ Experience in system/software safety (MIL-STD-882E)
+ Strong working knowledge of test engineering, systems integration engineering, and software test engineering
+ Ability to collaborate in and work in a team environment
+ Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result
+ Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously
+ Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
+ Familiarity and/or experience in Agile development processes, preferably Kanban, Scrum, and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

**What We Can Offer You:**

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

+ Health Plan
+ Savings Plan
+ Paid Time Off
+ Education Assistance
+ Training and Development
+ Flexible Work Arrangements

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

**Additional Northrop Grumman Information:**

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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