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Principal Systems Engineer - Lead Systems Engineer (Satellite/Space Systems)

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA 20164
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.

Successful candidates for this position will work in a lead technical role for a space program in Dulles VA, in the NSS business area within the Space Systems Sector. This is a lead systems engineer role on a large and strategic international partnership effort in providing next generation satellite communications technology. The candidate will be leading bus design trades and accommodations in coordination with NG Sectors

This Systems Engineering role is responsible for leading the Systems Engineering technical team, which includes the following duties: systems analysis and trades, coordinating Vehicle Systems engineering activities, engineering baseline management, interface management, requirements/V&V management, subcontractor technical oversight, CAM/EVMS duties, preparing/presenting SE material at all major reviews and PMR's and interfacing with the customer and SETA's on all space segment technical issues.

The responsibilities include both individual-contributor and leadership roles, within a multi-disciplined engineering team. Successful candidate will also be called upon to support other activities, including architecture studies, mission support, and traditional Systems Engineering functions. In this lead role, the Lead Systems Engineer is expected to be self-directed using previous experience to lead design, analysis and execution efforts. Candidates must be able to recognize and mitigate technical issues and risks while operating within budget and on schedule.

Responsibilities:

Lead/Provide major support to the entire program technical team.

Lead and optimize space vehicle design, processing and mission success.

Troubleshoot and develop solutions to complex problems that the program may encounter.

Develop, author and/or provide input to major program data products and other deliverables.

Technical management of program elements

Planning and conduct of technical reviews and technical baseline

Writing status and technical performance reviews and reports

Written and Verbal Communication:

The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation experience and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve the goals of the program team.

**Qualifications:**

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in an applicable technical field

- Systems engineering experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**
- Experience with satellite communications programs

- Experience presenting to customers

- Experience working with a cross-discipline team

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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Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-06-18

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