Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Systems in San Diego, California
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 position will be located in San Diego, CA.
The selected candidate will work closely with the Global Hawk program in various engineering functions, and suppliers to ensure the overall system meets all performance requirements and resolving technical and programmatic issues as they arise.
Plan, organize and manage technical activities and to effectively motivate multiple disciplines to work as an integrated team across locations and organizations.
Anomaly resolution, internal and external change coordination and managing internal and external requirements and interface control.
General understanding of Global Hawk Networks, interoperability, and system of systems concepts
Field issue resolution and failure investigations
Understanding of Global Hawk Interface Control Documents (ICD's)
Familiarity with JIRA software tool (and/or similar) for issue tracking and resolution
Participation as a thread lead, or familiarity with the Global Hawk CONOPS/Cockpit usage
Participation in Technical Interchange Meetings and major program reviews
Strong leadership skills and excellent communication skills across various programs
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, software engineers, hardware designers, and test engineers.
Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with at least5 years of engineering experience or a Master's Degree in STEM with at least3 years of engineering experience
An active DoD Secret
An MS degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) is preferred.
Experience in the Design, Development, Production, Testing, and Fielding the Global Hawk System
Experience in Systems Integration and Test
Experience with Ground Segment and Communication Systems.
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.
Job Category : Engineering
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