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Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Capture Operations (Melbourne, FL)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Capture Operations to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.
The Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) Systems Engineering Integration (SEI) Integrated Product Team (IPT) is seeking a Principal / Sr Principal Systems Engineer to support Capture activities for an upcoming proposal. The selected candidate will assist the SEI IPT Capture Lead in drafting Capture artifacts, such as Technical and Cost volumes, for a Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) effort. The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.
Essential Functions:
- Act as Capture integrator for the SEI IPT
- Support requirements allocation and interface definition support to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
- Performs Control Account Manager (CAM) duties for SEI Integration
- Generates Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and Task Assessments (TAs) to support development of Cost Volume
- Supports Risk/Opportunity Management for SEI IPT, as required
- Communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings at Capture reviews and meetings
- Champions NCTA/Capital projects in support of tech development and/or risk reduction
- Applies extensive technical expertise in the development of technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
- Provide cross-IPT support for Capture efforts, SSOW/SDRL/CDRL, and trade studies as required
- Work closely with peers and managers of other engineering disciplines, program managers, and IPT leads

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Systems Engineer level or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer level.
Basic Qualifications:
- The basic qualifications for the Principal Systems Engineer are a bachelor's degree in STEM with 5 years professional/military experience to include a background in systems engineering OR Master's Degree in STEM with 3 years professional/military experience to include a background in systems engineering
- The basic qualifications for the Sr. Principal Systems Engineer are a bachelor's degree in STEM with 9 years professional/military experience to include a background in systems engineering OR Master's Degree in STEM with 7 years professional/military experience to include a background in systems engineering
- Working knowledge of Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Integrated Master Plan (IMP) development
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Must have an active DoD Secret clearance or higher (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)
- Must adhere to Program security requirements while performing work
- Must be able to effectively communicate with engineers and management from multiple disciplines
Preferred Qualifications:
- Degree in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with MBSE experience
- Applied knowledge of aircraft design
- Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred.
- Working knowledge of MBSE tools such as Cameo, Magic Draw, Rhapsody, Sparx EA, and/or Enterprise Architect
- Strong understanding of common SE process, experience writing ICD's
- Applies wide-ranging technical expertise and has knowledge of other related disciplines.
- Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings
- Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, multi-disciplinary team environment.
- Excellent leadership, communications , and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to interface with all levels of the workforce and management.
- Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
- Proven experience with team engagement experience in a leadership/Team
- Perform work with no appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project.

Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $135,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $112,000 USD - $168,000 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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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