Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Principal Systems Engineer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: DJH20181506-46171

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Create and manage system requirements, specifications and the requirements verification data base. Implement changes to system and subsystem architecture models and run existing models and simulations to assess system performance.

Job Responsibilities:

Required Experience:

-        Planning & execution of spacecraft commissioning activities for commercial, NASA and/or DoD space missions

-        Hands on experience commanding satellites and/or developing real-time executable mission plans

-        Basic understanding of space system components and spacecraft subsystems

-        Familiarity with Mission Operations Centers architectures and interfaces

 

Desired Experience

-        Development and testing of real-time executable mission operations procedures

-        Performing data flow testing including ground stations & Mission Operations Centers

-        Space system simulator and test bed operations

-        Space system engineering

-        Government acquisition processes

 Desire Secret clearance and ability to obtain an SCI

 Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 7 years or Masters in Engineering & 5 years or PhD & 2 years.

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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space