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Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Corinne, UT 84307
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is currently looking for a **Principal/Sr. Principal** **Systems Engineer** to work in our **Bacchus (Magna)** location with periodic assignments at our **Promontory, UT** location.

**Roles & Responsibilities:**

The Systems Engineer is responsible for development of requirements, verification planning and change integration for our major solid rocket motor systems. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for actively participating in the development of new systems and system upgrades by managing architecture, requirements, verification, and integrated change control processes in a disciplined, broad reaching process, to ensure our propulsion systems projects perform to specification and satisfy every customer need. The Systems Engineering at Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems is primarily model based supporting multiple defense contracts.

Within Propulsion Systems, systems engineering provides a gateway to many other leadership opportunities within Propulsion Systems and roles could include aspects of project engineering, and design engineering.

**Job Duties:**

The primary responsibility of the systems engineer in this position is to provide leadership in model-based digital flowdown of architecture and requirements while retrieving and capturing compliance data from various sources into the systems engineering model.

+ Evaluate all customer requirements and flow down in specifications and determine implementation approach
+ Analyze the needs of the system and translate into verifiable performance and design requirements
+ Determine and manage verification methodology and approach for each requirement as it applies to relevant subsystems
+ Use a requirements management database to manage requirements applicable to the system
+ Evaluate results of verification processes and validate results against system requirements
+ Integrate customer directed changes into the system and facilitate implementation of changes within a change management system
+ Coordinate and communicate with all stakeholders, including customers, all things related to requirements, implementation of requirements and verification, and resolution of problems and issues
+ Develop model architecture for model-based integration of requirements, design, analysis, and verification
+ Capture digital thread information to show top to bottom traceability of requirements/compliance information.

**Skills & Qualifications:**

A candidate qualified for this position should have the following demonstrated skills and experience:

+ Understanding of requirements and basic principles of verification approach
+ Experience and familiarity with model-based systems engineering tools
+ Experience with digital thread methodology
+ Experience with manufacturing and quality control databases and processes
+ Ability and skills to work multidisciplined engineering problems
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills
+ Excellent time management and organizational skills

**Experience Requirements:**

A qualified candidate for this position should have some experience relevant to this position, including:

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience working in Systems Engineering or in Integration Design or a related field in propulsion, preferably in a government contractor environment
+ Demonstrated experience in many aspects of aerospace design development processes including design, analysis, testing and integration
+ Exposure to and familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering tools (Cameo, Doors, etc) and languages (SysML or UML) are required

**Experience Preferred:**

+ Assembling plans and detailed schedules to accomplish an engineering effort
+ Product testing or validation testing, preferably system level tests demonstrating interaction between subsystems or major elements
+ Participation in developing formal interfaces between parts of a system
+ Familiarity of requirement sets and system architectural approach necessary for spaceflight systems
+ Experience with Model Based Engineering and integration of descriptive and analytical models
+ Experience with digital thread methodology
+ Experience with manufacturing and quality control databases and processes
+ Prefer familiarity with aerospace launch or flight systems
+ A graduate certificate in Systems Engineering is highly preferred


+ BS degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Physics or Engineering Management is required & 5 years of experience or 3 years with a MS
+ Consideration will be given to candidates with a BS or MS degree in other engineering disciplines with strong relevant experience
+ Position can be filled at a higher level, 9 years with a BS or 7 years with MS

Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00Salary Range 2: $108,600.00 - $163,000.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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


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