Principal Systems Engineer- Space Vehicle Integration & Test (Satellite/Space Systems)- Top Secret
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers
space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the
world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related
propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense
electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition;
satellites and associated space components and services; and
advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is seeking a Mission Systems
Assembly, Integration, and Test Engineer to join our National
Security Systems (NSS) - Space Systems Group.
Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical
role primarily supporting Space Vehicle Integration, and Test
planning and execution along with I&T personnel and the Space
Vehicle's sub-element's technical teams for a first generation
flight program. This role will require coordinating and leading
efforts on the development of I&T test plans, procedures,
identification and securing of facility resources and ground
support equipment needed for this program. This position will be
based at the NGIS's Dulles, Virginia campus and may require some
travel. The candidate is the liaison between the systems,
subsystems cognizant engineers, and I&T Staff. The candidate
will also be the systems engineering focal point for the avionics
and software development on the system, and coordinate with the
software developers through development and testing. The Space
Vehicle design is a first generation development for a new mission
area with a complicated mission payload and communications payload.
Successful candidates for this role will have an opportunity to see
real flight hardware come together, process through space vehicle,
segment level, and launch site processing for a 3 space vehicle
concurrent build and launch manifest, and to be able to support the
on orbit commissioning of the space vehicles.
- A Bachelors Degree in STEM Science Technology Engineering or
Math or related are and five years of relevant work
- Experience leading small teams towards program milestones.
- Experience with script development or testing
- Ability to coordinate I&T planning and development with
multiple organizations, including external partners.
- U.S. Citizenship with an active or currentTop Secret/SCI
Security Clearance. Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with integration and test, specifically space
vehicle bus and payload sub-elements.
- Experience with test planning and procedure development.
- Proven ability to brief technical presentations to
- Proven ability to communicate with mission partners and
technical stakeholders. 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
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