Principal Systems Engineer (PP)

Northrop Grumman
Annapolis Junction, MD
Aug 18, 2022
Aug 20, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10044263 Category: Engineering Location: Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America 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: No Positions Available: 2 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. At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators, who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we will support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. Northrop Grumman's Sensing & Secure Solutions Operating Unit is actively seeking a talented System Engineering expert to join a newly awarded, Northrop Grumman primed program. This position's work location is in Annapolis Junction Maryland and is part of the Mission Systems Sector within Northrop Grumman. The new team member will be designing and developing new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. We are seeking a person who is capable of being responsible for System design efforts, mentoring junior engineers, and demonstrating knowledge/experience of the latest System Engineering techniques to model system design driving Software Development efforts. Duties & Responsibilities: Supports the Lead Systems Engineer in requirements definition, documentation, and allocation; interface definition and documentation; and test and certification planning. Provides input to systems engineering CDRLs, including the Software/Hardware Requirement Specification (SHRS) (CDRL A013), Test and Evaluation Master Plan (CDRL A031), and Interface Control Document (ICD) - The Interface and Operators Guide (ICD/OG) (CDRL A037). Performs 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. Basic Qualifications: A current and active Secret Clearance BS in CS or EE related discipline Minimum 5 years of software, hardware and/or embedded experience with emphasis on secure cryptographic device development Requirement's development and traceability experience System/Subsystem design experience Secure cryptographic device development (end cryptographic units) Knowledge of embedded processing architectures and design (FPGA) Technical program management to meet schedule within costs Agile development methodology (eg, Altassian Tools) Knowledge of cryptographic certification process Test infrastructure design, verification and validation of hardware/software to meet IA certification requirements Linux and Windows experience Preferred Qualifications: Model Based System Engineering experience (eg, Cameo, SysML) Active TS/SCI and the ability to obtain a Poly Knowledge of Anti-Tamper requirements Knowledge of embedded processing architectures and design (FPGA) Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 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. US 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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