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SMORS Sr. Principal Engineer Systems

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs, CO 80932
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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 Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Sr Principal Engineer Systems based out of Colorado Springs, CO. This position will serve on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program, focused on the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) and specifically Agile development activities.

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

+ Play an active, leading role on one of several teams providing analysis and oversight to the implementation of cybersecurity, supportability and new capability updates to the BPP
+ Support scope and requirements definition
+ Support system requirements reviews and creating and/or updating requirement specifications and technical documentation
+ Generate, review, and update systems engineering documentation and collaborate with radar subject matter experts to ensure specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete

Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment and be a self-starter, efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks.



**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with 9 years of systems engineering experience; or 7 years' experience with a Master's degree; or 4 years with PhD.
+ Interim DoD Secret clearance
+ Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
+ Experience in using a requirements management tool, such as DOORS
+ Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Active DoD Secret clearance
+ Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) or other ground-based radars such as the Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)
+ Active Security + Certification
+ Familiarity or experience with test automation
+ Familiarity or experience in using a discrepancy management tool, such as Jira
+ Familiarity or experience with continuous integration and deployment environments and tools such as Bamboo
+ Familiarity or experience with version control tools such as Bitbucket
+ Familiarity or experience with Unix/Linux operating systems

**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

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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