Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer for Missile System and Software Requirements and Verification

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Los Angeles, CA

Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.
  • #R10136791

    Position summary

    stem development w/ Security Clearance** to work with our talented Advanced Weapons team in Northridge, CA. The ideal candidate will be supporting one of our Advanced Programs for analyzing, developing, and managing the system, subsystems, and software requirements for our missile system, as well as planning and execution of system/software testing for sell-off. This position will require close collaboration with team members cross-functionally to ensure the program team to have an up-to-date and coherent design solution to meet our customer's needs.

    In this role, the selected candidate will (but not be limited to):

    • Support requirements development, management, analysis, and traceability, to translate customer requirements and CONOPS into systems requirements, and further allocate to lower-level requirements (e.g., subsystem, software, hardware, programmable logic).
    • Assist with the generation of well-defined and executable system, subsystem, and software requirements documents, interface documents, and test and verification documents.
    • Support system architecture development and system/subsystem/software allocations and designs
    • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure system/subsystem/software designs align with system requirements.
    • Support planning and execution of system/subsystems/software/hardware integration, (formal qualification) test, and requirements verification activities
    • Support functional analysis and systems trade studies for technical solutions with respect to concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, and maintenance.
    • Support system technical performance measurement definition and tracking
    • Support the preparation of system/software engineering materials during System Requirements Review, System Functional Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, System Verification Review, Test Readiness Review, and other program reviews as needed.
    • Interface with inter-organizational management and external Customer to communicate technical briefing and program status.
    • Support Integrated Product Team (IPT) leads to ensure cost and schedule objectives are met.

    This position can be filled as a Principal (T03) or Sr. Principal (T04) level.

    Basic qualifications for each level are listed below.

    Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

    Basic qualifications for a Principal level (T03) are:

    • Active DoD Secret Clearance
    • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of five (5) years of systems/software engineering experience with a minimum of two (2) years of requirement/verification experience; will consider Master of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of three (3) years of systems/software engineering with a minimum of two (2) years of requirement/verification experience.
    • Must have experience with system/subsystem/software/hardware integration, test, and verification.
    • Must have experience with DOORS or similar requirements management tool.

    Basic qualifications for a Sr. Principal level (T04) are:

    • Active DoD Secret Clearance
    • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of nine (9) years of systems engineering experience with a minimum of four (4) years of requirement/verification experience; will consider Master of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of three (7) years of systems/software engineering with a minimum of four (4) years of requirement/verification experience.
    • Must have experience with system/subsystem/software/hardware integration, test, and verification.
    • Must have experience with DOORS or similar requirements management tool.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Active DoD Secret Clearance with periodic reinvestigation within the last five (5) years.
    • Experience working on missile product(s).
    • Experience with systems designs with Model-Based Systems Engineering.
    • Experience in digital engineering.

    *Living in Northridge offers a perfect combination of urban living with the beauty of nature. It is a short drive away from downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, or the rest of the San Fernando Valley.
    Take advantage of your flexible work schedule to enjoy shopping at the local Northridge Fashion Center or spend time at the local Recreation Center as well as easy access to nearby protected natural areas such as the Chatsworth Reservoir, the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lake Balboa or within driving distance, spend a day at the beach or snow ski at our local mountains. With Cal State Northridge right in the heart of town, the area has an active college-town energy combined with family-friendly suburban charm. The stunning southern California climate makes for year-round easy living. With an average of 284 sunny days during the year , it is safe to say you'll have plenty of time to enjoy your outdoor activities to the fullest.
    #definingpossible

    For more information, please click on this link below:
    Northrop Grumman in Northridge-California - Northrop Grumman

    Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000
    Salary Range 2: $129,700 - $194,500

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.