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Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Top Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% 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 world’s 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 seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer at our Boulder, CO office.

**What you’ll get to do?**

As a Systems Engineer on this team, you will support a team of engineers to define, develop, decompose, analyze, verify, and validate requirements for a Ground Segment. In this role, you will be supporting program leadership and the customer to define and maintain the technical baseline. Ultimately, you will support the program through maturity and milestones to achieve the mission, ensuring everything is synchronized.

We have a number of Systems Engineering positions across several new programs, on contract to deliver ground segments for restricted space programs. This work will span command and control, mission planning and scheduling, mission processing, and system infrastructure. We have anticipated future growth to deliver additional ground capabilities.

Additional responsibilities for a Staff Systems Engineer may include serving as the subject matter expert on parts of a complex system, leading a team of engineers and mentoring other system engineers on all phases of the program.

This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled as either a Principal or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer.

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer:**

+ 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of relevant experience with a PhD

+ Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes

+ Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches

+ Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

**Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer:**

+ 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD

+ Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes

+ Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches

+ Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

**Preferred Qualifications** :

+ Active TS/SCI clearance

+ Familiarity with space vehicle ground segment design

+ Experience with Agile development

+ Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers

+ Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering languages (SysML/UML) and concepts

+ Excellent technical writing and team building skills

Salary Range: $101,400.00 - $152,200.00Salary Range 2: $125,800.00 - $188,600.00

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.

We are a pioneering company.

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.

Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

Full time
Boulder, CO

Published on 08/09/2022

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