Principal Requirements Engineer - Top Secret Clearance Required with Security Clearance
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. Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role for the National Security Systems (NSS) business area. This position offers the opportunity to work on exciting, cutting-edge programs and new mission areas. The program will be based in Dulles, VA. The position is to work the requirements definition effort for a spacecraft development program. Candidates should be knowledgeable of requirements flow down and management, validation and verification planning, interface definition, and expertise with various engineering tools such as DOORS and Cameo. The role will include validating the customer level requirements and pulling from multiple inputs to develop the program level requirements. In this position you will perform functions such as the following: * Define/derive system level requirements and establish traceability to customer documents * Support the verification of new systems through requirements development, requirements revisions, requirement analysis and flow-down, functional decomposition, requirement allocation, traceability analysis, verification mapping, status tracking, and compliance mapping * Influence the design process through regular interaction with, and input to, the design teams * Guide the requirements definition and verification process from concept inception through acceptance and delivery * Derive and allocate requirements to subsystems (performing or coordinating analyses as required) to support hardware, software, and interface specifications * Identify the impacts of system requirements changes on lower-level specifications * Adhere to/improve change request processes including impact analysis * Develop and implement a requirements management schema including a variety of modules, attributes and linkset definitions * Lead requirement verification planning, tracking, and outbriefing; including developing Requirements Traceability Matrices (RTMs) and Verification Description Documents (VDDs) * Generate systems engineering data products to support system development, design reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, etc.), and verification and sell-offBasic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of systems engineering experience or Master's Degree and 3 years of experience or PhD + 0 years of experience * Demonstrated experience in requirements development/management using DOORS or similar Requirement Management tool * Must have US Citizenship with active or current Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibilityPreferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated experience in requirements management and/or systems engineering leadership * Demonstrated proficiency in DOORS * Experience with development, design, and/or operation and maintenance of space payloads#VASpace Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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. 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