Senior/Principal Ground Systems Engineer - Top Secret Clearance (Space/Satellite Systems)- $15,000.0

Northrop Grumman
Sterling, VA
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R Category: Engineering Location: Dulles - VA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time 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. We are seeking a candidate for this position that will work in a lead systems engineering technical role in Dulles, VA supporting development for a next generation ground system in the National Security Systems (NSS) business area. The program is considered a center-of-excellence for ground operations development 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. $15,000.00 sign-on bonus will be available for eligible and qualified candidates. This position may be filled as a mid-level or senior level systems engineer who will be responsible for participating as member of the systems engineering technical team, which includes the following duties: systems analysis and trades, coordinating Vehicle Systems engineering activities, engineering baseline management, interface management, requirements/V&V management, subcontractor technical oversight, CAM/EVMS duties, preparing/presenting SE material at all major reviews and PMR's and interfacing with the customer and SETA's on all space segment technical issues. The responsibilities include both individual-contributor and leadership roles, within a multi-disciplined engineering team. Successful candidate will also be called upon to support other activities, including architecture studies, mission support, and traditional Systems Engineering functions. In this role, the Systems Engineer is expected to be self-directed using previous experience to lead design, analysis and execution efforts. Candidates must be able to recognize and mitigate technical issues and risks while operating within budget and on schedule. Responsibilities: Lead/Provide major support to the entire program technical team. Optimize space vehicle design, processing and mission success. Troubleshoot and develop solutions to complex problems that the program may encounter. Develop, author and/or provide input to major program data products and other deliverables. Technical management of program elements Planning and conduct of technical reviews and technical baseline Writing status and technical performance reviews and reports The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and writing 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 a current or active Top Secret level clearance, SCI eligible. BS degree in Engineering, Science or related technical field and at least 5 years of applicable experience, a MS Degree and 3 years of applicable experience, or a PhD Degree and 0 years of applicable experience. Systems engineering experience This position can also be hired at the Senior Principal level with a BS Degree and 9 years experience, a MS Degree and 7 years applicable experience or a PhD and 4 years applicable experience. Preferred Experience Active or current Top Secret/SCI Clearance Experience with ground systems/software Experience presenting to customers Experience working with a cross-discipline team CONOPS development for Space Based programs Knowledge of various mission analysis techniques and software tools Expertise with space and ground product lines #NoVASpace Salary Range: 101 00 Salary Range 2: 125 00 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. 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