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Sr. Principal Engineer Systems

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Systems Engineering Group, Bethpage, NY is seeking Senior Principal Systems Engineers Level 4 to fill a role on the EA-18G Growler/NGJ Program.

As the lead developer of Systems Engineering Products for some of the most advanced USN Platforms in the U.S. arsenal, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a world leader in advanced systems and design. These include platforms such as EA-18G Growler and Next Generation Jammer.

Position Summary / Responsibilities

The candidate will be required to support a lead systems engineer in developing system specifications derived from customer requirements. Duties will include data analysis, system issue resolution, test derivation/validation, as well as supporting lead systems engineers for design and modeling tasks.

The candidate will also be responsible for decomposing USN customer requirements into deployable system architectures that interact functionally with the overall USN platform architecture using a USN approved requirement management tool (DOORS). The right candidate will be able to work closely with our USN counterparts as well as coordinating detailed system analysis with various technical experts throughout systems (i.e. Thermal, Reliability, Logistics, Program Management, and Air Vehicle).

The right candidate will have the ability to understand technical documents and interpreting different specifications from various vendors and suppliers and interact with stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of the program.

Some travel required for meetings and program support, as well as test and evaluation of system performance during deployment.

Must be self-motivated, and have the ability to work semi-independently to accomplish goals. Must be capable of understanding a complex problem, developing an approach to solve it, and implementing that approach.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related discipline. Minimum Education / Experience: 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 years with PhD.
  • Proficiency with engineering programming languages preferred (e.g. C/C++, MATLAB) and Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Active DoD Secret clearance / Must be able to qualify for DoD Secret Clearance
Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional signal processing and/or tracking experience (or a Master's Degree that included signal processing electives)
  • Experience with radar systems, particularly: signal and data processing, data analysis
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.

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