Principal Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 17, 2021
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10004539 Category: Engineering Location: Dulles - VA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: None Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: No 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 Tactical Space Systems is seeking Systems Engineers in Dulles, VA, to support the Raptor program. Raptor is a center-of-excellence for ground software development. Raptor is developing innovative tools to aid operators with planning spacecraft maneuvers and supporting vehicle activities, as well as monitoring the progress and safety of the mission. We are also developing tools which provide the operator and key decision makers with enhanced situational awareness into the status of the mission.The systems engineer will work with other systems engineers to determine component level interactions and overall system design. In addition, the engineer will provide inputs into system and software architecture.Within an Agile Team, the engineer will: Define and decompose Features and Stories (as per Definition of Ready and Definition of Done) Ensure software design meets acceptance criteria and software architecture Identify the gaps/impacts/contact points between the user story/feature and the software architecture Ensure tests meet acceptance criteria Serve as the first line Point of Contact for system related questions from the developers Basic Qualifications: BS with 5+ years experience in Systems Engineering, Integration, Software, DevOps, Verification or similar technical field Leadership experience coordinating and working effectively across DevOps, Software, and Test teams Must be a US Citizen eligible to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance Preferred Qualifications: TS / SCI Prior experience with satellite ground software Prior experience with space vehicle simulators Prior experience with ground segment bus simulators Good Linux and Microsoft Windows system administrator skills Salary Range: 101200 - 151800 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. 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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