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Sr. Principal Engineer Systems (Space/Satellite- Ability to Obtain a Clearance)

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Date:
10/15/2020
2020-10-152020-11-14
Categories:
  • Facilities
  • Engineering
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Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

NGC is looking for an experienced systems engineer to join the growing team at our Princess Anne, Maryland location. The candidate will support our sounding rockets and targets group throughout all phases of a mission lifecycle, from requirements definition through design, production, integration and testing, to launch, for multiple DoD and commercial contracts.

Responsibilities may include:

+ Develop program documentation and presentation products
+ Conduct technology assessments, make recommendations for technology insertions, and perform trade study assessments and recommendations
+ Support all mission life cycle reviews, review deliverables, and participate in review panels
+ Provide technical consultation advice to mission managers and program staff regarding design issues, development and test approaches, and test result assessments
+ Lead teams established by the program manager to conduct investigations of programmatic or task level problems and make recommendations for recovery plans
+ Perform anomaly resolution and or special studies
+ Coordinate functional analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware specifications
+ Develop Mission Requirements Matrix including stated, implied, and derived requirements from the customer
+ Perform Interface Control to ensure that all applicable payload and launch vehicles interfaces are adequately assessed to verify that flight and GSE systems, subsystems, and components usage outside the flight experience envelope is identified and adequately assessed
+ Ensure logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
+ Provide technical consultation during proposal efforts for new business.

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering plus nine years of experience
+ Experience with systems engineering
+ Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Project
+ Outstanding communication skills to include working with teams in remote locations and presenting technical material to technical and non-technical audiences
+ U.S Citizen and ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
+ Willingness to travel to customer locations for 3-5 days several times a year for meetings and presentations (depending on COVID-19 related travel restrictions)

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Understanding of basic project management skills
+ Background in NASA and/or DOD launch vehicles and/or satellite systems and experience with designing / assessing / evaluating components, subsystems and major systems; development and test of components, subsystems, and systems
+ Knowledge of industry safety and mission assurance requirements.
+ Knowledge of rocket launch operations.
+ Experience with systems safety engineering involving systems and facility safety engineering analyses and risk assessments in systems/facility engineering analyses and risk assessments in systems/facility engineering or systems safety engineering with emphasis on safety analysis.
+ Experience with SharePoint.

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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