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(On-Site) Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer (Clearance Required)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Azusa
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Payload & Ground Systems is seeking a Principal (Level 3) or Sr. Principal (Level 4) Systems Engineer to support our Azusa, CA campus. This position will require OPIR ground systems knowledge and the ability to analyze data, develop tools, and provide performance briefings. This job will report on-site daily to our Azusa, CA campus.

Northrop Grumman in Azusa, CA specializes in Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) space programs that delivers timely, reliable and accurate missile warning and infrared surveillance information to key decision makers. These programs enhance global missile launch detection capability, support the nation's missile defense system, expand the country's technical intelligence gathering capacity and bolster situational awareness for warfighters on the battlefield. Azusa also supports Environmental Satellites such as JPSS and is looking to further grow this capability at this campus.

The systems engineer will get the opportunity to perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Required Qualifications: (Principal Level 3)
--- Bachelor's degree in a STEM field & 5+ years of related technical engineering experience, OR a Master's Degree in a STEM field & 3 years of related technical engineering experience
--- Experience with Python, MATLAB, or C++
--- Good Verbal and Written Communication Skills
--- Mathematics, Physics, or Aerospace Background
--- Current & active DoD secret security clearance

Required Qualifications: (Sr. Principal Level 4)
--- Bachelor's degree in a STEM field & 9+ years of related technical engineering experience, OR a Master's Degree in a STEM field & 7 years of related technical engineering experience
--- Experience with Python, MATLAB, or C++
--- Good Verbal and Written Communication Skills
--- Mathematics, Physics, or Aerospace Background
--- Current & active DoD secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
--- Master's Degree & 7+ years of systems engineering experience
--- Experience with OPIR Sensors and Ground Systems
--- Knowledge of Statistical Modeling, Mathematical Modeling, or Physics Modeling
--- Familiar with working in a Linux environment
--- Ability to work with the customer community and present findings

Salary Range: $104,600 USD - $157,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $129,700 USD - $194,500 USD

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 .

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.

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