Principal Systems Engineer / Senior Principal Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Redondo Beach, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Requisition ID: 19018485

Location: United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Clearance Type: SCI

Shift: 1st Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time


At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Ouremployees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of ourmission!

The team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to joinour team as a Principal/Senior Principal Systems Engineer, Requirement & Verification Database Lead based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

What you'll get to do:

The Ground Segment (GS) Requirement & Verification (R&V) Systems Engineering (SE) Database Lead is responsible for leading the requirements process and managing the DOORS database for requirement, interface, and verification definition of the GS. The database lead will develop DOORS DXL scripts for requirements and verification metrics reports. The database lead will support the R&V team as a SE to define, update, and manage GS specifications, and ICDs in DOORS. During the verification execution phase, the database SE assists the GS team in the development of verification reports and manages the verification process using verification metrics. The R&V database SE will participate in an Agile Scrum process for the GS team.

This position is contingent upon proposal award.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided byOur Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want ourdecisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting OurValues into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers,employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


This requisition may be filled at either the Principal Systems Engineer or Senior Principal Systems Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer:

  • 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of relevant experience with a PhD.
  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer:

  • 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD.
  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access.

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Active SCI and/or SAP clearance.
  • DOORS book-boss/admin experience.
  • Ability to code DOORS DXL scripts.
  • Experience with Agile and DevOps.
  • Experience with software requirements and architecture (e.g. Model-Based System Engineering).

What we can offer you:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a workenvironment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development