1+ months

Principal Engineer Systems- Development Programs

Northrop Grumman
Chandler, AZ 85286

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 Space Systems is searching for a Principal Engineer Systems to join the Systems Engineering Integration & Test team within Launch Vehicles business unit at the Chandler, AZ facility.

This position will support Development Programs.

**Job Summary and Responsibilities**

+ The candidate must have prior technical/design review experience. Candidate will facilitate the development and execution of technical reviews for the program.
+ The candidate should possess strong technical problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to generate and document system level launch vehicle requirements, perform vehicle performance assessments and participate in system level verification/data review activities.
+ Candidate should be knowledgeable about agile principles and have demonstrated the ability to facilitate an agile development process.
+ The candidate should possess a strong resolve to drive tasks to completion autonomously and possess demonstrated mentoring/training skills.
+ Creates new system requirements and manages requirement changes in the Requirements Management databases.
+ Creates and manages both original and revised specification/interface definition documents and coordinates document approval through peer review and signature process.
+ Support risk management (identifies potential risk) and trade study processes.
+ Manages aspects of system design, analyses, interface verification, testing, minor failure/anomaly resolution or mission operations.
+ Participates in the creation of and manages changes to system or subsystem analytical models utilizing MBSE constructs.
+ Supports trade studies, system sensitivity studies, design optimization studies, system performance assessments, system design assessments, Operations Analysis work such as mission analysis and timelines and CONOPS development.
+ Generates customer deliverable work products from Model Based Systems Engineering environment.
+ Regular interface with program management, engineering staff and external customer as required.


+ Requires BS in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years related experience, Masters Degree with 3 years of related experience or PhD with 0 years of experience.
+ U.S. Citizenship is required
+ Active interim or secret clearance is required
+ Ability to travel is required
+ Systems Engineering experience
+ Strong oral and written communication skill

Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


Posted: 2022-03-01 Expires: 2023-04-17

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