Colorado Springs, CO
Requisition ID: R10085690
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 1
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 Defense Systems (NGDS) is the prime contractor for the Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) Pre-Planned Product Improvement (P3I) program. The JTAGS-P3I team is developing and deploying mission ground processing systems worldwide. These systems receive, process, and disseminate Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) sensor data in support of the theater missile-warning mission.
NGDS has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our JTAGS-P3I Integration and Test (I&T) team. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.
The JTAGS-P3I team is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer with a background and interest in systems engineering, integration and test, and system performance analysis. This position will be involved with requirements development, decomposition, verification, and management; measuring system performance, evaluating algorithms and recommending possible solutions to technical performance/software issues; perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, and test. Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Candidates must have a minimum experience of 5 years with Bachelor’s in STEM or 7 years with a Master’s in STEM
Willingness to handle highly technical and challenging tasks
Good written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate technical information effectively and clearly
Capable of working both independently and in a team environment
Experience development engineering documentation (requirements, testing, procedures, etc.)
Candidate must possess active DOD Secret security clearance
Knowledgeable of Missile Warning ground processing systems (e.g., JTAGS, SBIRS, etc.)
Knowledgeable of OPIR mission processing concepts and architectures
Software scripting experience (e.g., automated analysis or test tools)
Experience using an analytical coding environment (e.g., MATLAB, Python, etc.) to modify and use analysis tools
Familiar with models and simulations of OPIR sensors and threats
Experience using requirements management systems engineering tools such as IBM DOORS
Experience with software and system level testing
Experience with LINUX a plus
MBSE experience a plus
Salary Range: $95,100 USD – $142,700 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 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.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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