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Principal Engineer Systems

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 19018689
Keywords: engineer, electrical

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This role is for an electrical engineer with software experience to support testbed hardware design and build. A background in hands on wok with an integrated space vehicle testbed is preferred. Additional characteristics include proven ability to interface with many diverse technical disciplines, excellent communications skills with customers, peers and management.

Responsibilities include:

- Architecture trades and prototyping
- Decomposition of requirements flow down
- Simulator/emulator HW design & development
- Integration testing and troubleshooting at the system level
- Test planning and execution
- Interaction with software design engineers


Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an ABET accredited university and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospace/defense environment OR
Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an ABET accredited university with 3 years of engineering experience in an aerospace/defense environment. 
- An active SCI clearance
Preferred Qualifications:

- Systems engineering experience with complex systems

- Excellent communications skills with both internal and external customers

- Experience building test sets or integrating commercially available products

- Experience in reading and creating electrical and mechanical drawings

- AMP 2 and/or NGP program experience

- HW design, integration, and testing in testbed or systems integration lab environments

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.