Senior/Principal Mission Systems Engineer (Satellite/Space Systems)- Ability to obtain Security Clea

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA
Nov 29, 2021
Dec 01, 2021
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10016175 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. Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role in Dulles VA. This Systems Engineering role is responsible for leading the mission engineering efforts for a space program in the NSS business area within the Space Systems Sector. The Mission Engineer will support critical national security mission engineering activities to lead, plan, and manage mission utilization of complex space systems and capabilities. A successful Mission Engineer must have a proven ability to understand and communicate operational mission requirements to engineering teams. The Mission Engineer will perform system analysis, design optimization, system performance assessments, and operations analysis work in support of integrated mission analysis for current and potential customers. The Mission Engineer will track Measures of Performance, Measures of Effectiveness and define other metrics to ensure capabilities meet customer objectives. Successful candidates will demonstrate an attitude and approach founded in the following key characteristics: Customer Intimacy Mission Objective Driven Simultaneous Focus on Short Term Objectives and Long Term Imperatives Can-Do, Solutions Oriented, High Energy, Problem Solver Information and Team Integrator Decisive, Closure-Driver The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve the goals of the program team. Basic Qualifications: Must have US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI level clearance. BS Degree in Engineering or related technical field and at least 5 years of applicable experience, or a MS Degree with 3 years of applicable experience, or a PhD with 0 years of experience Experience in space vehicle mission planning, command and control, and operations This position can be filled at a higher level with a BS Degree and 9 years of applicable experience, or a MS Degree with 7 years of applicable experience, or a PhD with 4 years of experience. Preferred Experience (one or more areas desired): US Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret/SCI level clearance Experience with Satellite Ground Systems in the US National Security arena CONOPS development for Space Based programs Knowledge of various mission analysis techniques and software tools Experience with space and ground product lines NoVASpace Salary Range: 101200 - 151800 Salary Range 2: 125500 - 188300 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. 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 January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. 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 your 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.

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