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Sr Principal Human Factors Engineer - NGSpace

Northrop Grumman
Houston, TX 77007
**Human Factors Engineer**
Since the dawn of the space age, Northrop Grumman has put innovative products and ideas into orbit, on the Moon, and beyond - from systems engineering, spacecraft manufacturing, precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, and revolutionary launch vehicles. Help shape the future of Space exploration as an integral part of the Lunar Missions at Northrop Grumman. Join an organization working to put the first woman and the next man on the moon in 2024 and develop the next steps toward human space missions to Mars through our human habitat in cislunar space. At Northrop Grumman, we are launching careers into orbit. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector is seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to be responsible for Human Systems Integration (HSI) and Human Factors Engineering (HFE) activities. This Human Factors Engineer will serve as the Human System Integration (HSI) Lead for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) Program.

The HSI Lead will support or perform CAM functions and manage the HSI efforts on HALO by performing requirements engineering, technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. Manage all HALO HSI and HFE related deliverables, human-in-the-loop testing/reporting, and sub-contractor interaction and oversight to ensure successful crew interface design. Regular interaction with customer counterparts, system users, and different sub-system engineering disciplines to ensure user needs are represented in product design while meeting necessary requirements.


**Basic Qualifications:**

Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 9+ years of Human Systems Integration and Human Factors experience -OR-

+ Master's Degree in STEM and 7+ years of experience
+ PhD in Stem and 4 years of experience

Proficiency delivering technical solutions/contributions to the completion of project milestones under minimal supervision, and with presenting findings to customers and contractors at major milestone meetings

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with the interpretation and application of systems safety, crew survivability, and habitability requirements to system design
+ Significant experience with Systems Engineering processes, engineering lifecycle, technical readiness levels, and technical evaluation with objective and subjective supportive data
+ Proficiency in reading/writing test procedures, particularly with Task Analyses and Human-in-the-Loop testing
+ Understand systems and design thinking as well as HMI/HCI design principles and practices
+ Experience with evaluation of anthropometric, lighting, acoustical, and informational design
+ Experience conducting structured human behavioral evaluations including human error analysis and physical layout analyses and design
+ Aerospace industry familiarity or firsthand experience

Knowledge or experience with one or more of the following:

+ Human space flight operations
+ Human Factors Analyses (workload, situation awareness, and usability metrics and reporting)
+ Familiarity with Human System standards and specifications (MIL-STD 1472, NASA-STD 3001/3001)
+ Familiar with new Gateway documents; GP 10015 Subsystem Specification for Crew Systems, GP 10016 Subsystem Specification for Crew Health and Performance (CHP), GP 10017 Human System Requirements (HSR)

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


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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