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Sr Principal Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Colorado Springs, CO 80932
Date:
12/27/2022
2022-12-272023-02-25
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Job Details

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Top Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in developing, integrating, and sustaining complex systems for the US Department of Defense.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems seeks a Sr Principal Systems Engineer to fill the fast-paced, growing, and dynamic role of **Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test Lead** to support our Ground Satellite Communications Systems (GCSC) Operating Unit (OU) located in Colorado Springs, CO. This role is an individual contributor/technical lead supporting engineering activities on one or more assigned programs.

This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

**Responsibilities include:**

+ Executing the overall systems engineering effort on the program, directing the execution of all systems engineering activities.
+ Cost, schedule, and risk and opportunity including the following program core functions:
+ System and Lower-Level Requirements Documents,
+ System Integration & Test Plan,
+ System Verification & Validation Plan(s),
+ System Verification & Validation Report(s)
+ Support the Technical Performance Measures (TPMs), Performance Management and Measurement, and Analysis and Requirements Development and Management.
+ Ensure the execution of systems engineering sustainment and development processes
+ The production of core systems engineering work products and track the work products and associated program dependencies in the program schedule.
+ Ensure that all applicable specialty engineering disciplines are horizontally integrated across applicable phases of the systems engineering lifecycle
+ Engineering background in Systems/Software Engineering including deriving hardware and software requirements and designing, developing, and testing systems
+ Participate in proposal development including Develop Rough Orders of Magnitude (ROMs) and Basis of Estimate (BOEs), Integrated Master Schedules (IMSs), Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs), and contribute to CSOW development.
+ Work the management of program risks and opportunities, including assess cost/schedule impacts; develop handling plans to avoid or mitigate risks
+ The production of core systems engineering work products and track the work products and associated program dependencies in the program schedule.
+ Experience Control Account Manager (CAM);
+ Manage budgets and effort for multi-discipline engineering teams.
+ Experience in Earned Value Management implementations:
+ actively monitor and track task progress,
+ identify risks, develop VARs,
+ cost schedule integration,
+ budget/forecasting,
+ change requests

**Basic Qualifications:**

**Sr. Principal Systems Engineer / SEIT Lead:**

+ 9 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics or related field; 7 years of experience with a Masters' degree; 3 years of experience with a PhD
+ 4 years of experience in any combination of Systems/Software Engineering, Integration and Test engineering disciplines.
+ Active DoD Secret security clearance investigated within the last 5 years.
+ Experience leading multi-disciplined SEIT teams in sustainment and development.
+ Experience with all phases of system development lifecycle.
+ Experience in proposal development.
+ Experience with management and development of program risks and opportunities.
+ Experienced Control Account Manager (CAM) for multiple control accounts.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience prioritizing program efforts in a high tempo environment
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Demonstrated aptitude for analytical problem decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, solution implementation, metric development, and metric evaluation
+ Proven strong leadership skills
+ Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills
+ Experience with OPIR sensors and systems a plus
+ Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) Program Engineering experience.
+ An ability to showcase the companys capabilities to existing and potential customers to support business development activities
+ Experience working in an Agile framework
+ Experience with U.S. Government contracts
+ Ensure that all applicable specialty engineering disciplines are horizontally integrated across applicable phases of the systems engineering lifecycle.

Salary Range: $117,900.00 - $176,900.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 most positions.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
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