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Principal Space Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Space Systems Engineer

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The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) has an opening for a Principal Space Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Space Systems Engineerto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

This role will perform thread systems engineering for design and interface requirements. The position requires experience with STK and orbit analysis. Duties include requirements development, verification plans, capability assessments evaluation, non-compliance adjudication, IRD and DR development, cross-program collaboration, and support to lower level development entities including major subcontractors. Strong background in Systems Engineering with emphasis on interface definitions required.

Candidates should have academic and/or work experience in multiple engineering disciplines; mechanical, electrical, RF, control systems, data systems. Working knowledge of design and requirements development tools is helpful. Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong team building skills, and be comfortable working on large teams with talented engineering from other engineering disciplines.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This position may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

This position may be filled as either a Principal Space Systems Engineer or a Sr. Principal Space Systems Engineer.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Space Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM related discipline and 4+years of relevant experience; 2+ years with a Masters; 0 years with a PhD
  • Candidates musthave and be able to maintain anactive U.S. government security clearance at the Top Secret levelwith a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must have and beable to maintain an active U.S. government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Space Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM related discipline and 8+years of relevant experience; 6+ years with a Masters;3+ years with a PhD
  • Candidates musthave and be able to maintain anactive U.S. government security clearance at the Top Secret levelwith a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must have and beable to maintain an active U.S. government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering
  • Experience working on military aircraft / spacecraft systems
  • Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements
  • Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model based system engineering
  • Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration
  • Experience using DOORS, MBSE (Model Based Systems Engineering)
  • Strong People and Technical Leadership Skills
  • Excellent communication Skills (upward and downward)

    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Aurora, Colorado
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