Sr Principal Systems Engineer - Engineering (AHT)

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
May 17, 2022
Closes
May 29, 2022
Ref
537238368
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the TimeDescriptionJoin 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.At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have a lot of 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 are making history.The Defense Systems Sector Engineering team seeks a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to support the development of future digital engineering capabilities for the sector and support the enterprise as part of the newly formed corporate Digital Transformation Office (DTO).The selected candidate will support the development of a portfolio of next-generation enterprise Digital Engineering capabilities.These capabilities will drive enhanced collaboration with manufacturing and supply chain as well as advancements in modeling and simulation, digital thread, design automation and Dev*Ops. The candidate will also help shape Defense Systems Digital Engineering strategy and lead projects that deploy our next-generation Digital Engineering capabilities to sites throughout Defense Systems. The primary location for this position is McLean, Virginia but the selected candidate can work on-site at one of our major Northrop Grumman sites such as (Huntsville, AL, Elkton, MD, Plymouth, MN, and Orlando, FL).This position reports to the Defense Systems Sector Director, Systems Engineering and will be matrixed to the Defense Systems Sector Director of Digital Transformation. The primary responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:Identify the right digital engineering processes and tools to use to solve our Defense Systems programs challengesHelp teams implement digital engineering processes, such as Agile, Dev*Ops, Performance Modeling, Virtual Simulation & Testing, and Model Based Engineering practices and toolsOversee the performance of geographically separated Agile teams and work effectively with cross-functional and cross-sector individuals within those teamsConsult with teams and engineers, including direct participation in working sessions, to provide guidance, and help them work through challenges related to adopting digital engineeringSome engineers are new to Digital Engineering, and youll help them get up to speed and become effective practitionersDevelop and summarize status, data and metrics to support project reviews with the DTO and Defense Systems senior leadershipProvide informal training on digital engineering processes and toolsDevelop and maintain the DTO digital engineering vision and roadmaps for the candidates capability portfolioDefine a common baseline enterprise change management approach for deploying the candidates digital capability portfolioWork with the Defense Systems Sector Director, Systems Engineering and operating divisions to incorporate digital engineering into functional roadmaps, improvement plans, policies and technical talent needs.Basic QualificationsBachelor of Science degree in STEM field with 9 years of experience; 7 years with a Master's Degree; 4 years with PhDMust be comfortable working in an Agile teamExperienced in digital engineering tools (eg Cameo, Rhapsody, FlexSim, etc.)Familiarity with MS&A experience with other modeling and simulation tools, such as System ToolKit (STK) and SimulinkFamiliarity with Dev*Ops processes and tools, hands-on experience a plusFamiliarity with Agile processes and tools, hands-on experience a plusFamiliarity with Digital Engineering concepts such as Digital Threads and Digital TwinsDemonstrated success in leading, collaborating, and developing cross functional teams of varying degrees of skill on complex technical projectsMust possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and individual contributorsActive DoD Secret clearanceWilling to travel 25% of the timePreferred QualificationsActive DoD Top Secret ClearanceAnsys Model Center experienceExperience leading technical teamsExperience with Agile processes and tools, hands-on experience a plusExperience with Digital Engineering concepts such as Digital Threads and Digital TwinsSalary Range: $108,600.00 - $188,600.00Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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/orpersonal 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 (), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. 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 their 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 . US Citizenship is required for most positions.SummaryLocation: United States-Virginia-McLean; United States-Maryland-Elkton; United States-Alabama-Huntsville; United States-Florida-Orlando; United States-Minnesota-PlymouthType: Full time

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