Sr. Principal Systems Engineer, ICD Developer in Colorado Springs, CO

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 53 days ago

Sr. Principal Systems Engineer, ICD Developer

Requisition ID: 19026661

Location: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Clearance Type: Secret

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 atthe 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. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an ICD Developer based out of Colorado Springs, El Segundo, CA or Huntsville, AL.

What You'll get to Do:

The candidate will support hardware and software interface development, to include designing, validating, and maintaining the interface definitions against the design and requirements baselines. He/she may lead trade studies, gap analyses, and other activities to assess proposed changes to interface design with respect to impacts on technical performance, cost, and schedule baselines and ensure interoperability between elements, subsystems, and units. Candidate must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment, ability to interface with other groups within the project, well developed problem-solving skills, and ability to work within a dynamic environment. This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80.

  • Apply model-based system engineering (MBSE) to define architectural views using CAMEO.
  • Define hardware and software interfaces at the element level, and below.
  • Facilitate subject matter experts, stakeholders, and customers throughout the process of developing Interface Control Documents.
  • Identify proposed changes to technical baseline documents (i.e., specifications documents, architecture products).
  • Prepare and present engineering analysis, gaps, and recommendations to senior leadership.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Systems Engineering skills, including requirements definition/allocation, interface definition, verification & validation, and life-cycle management.
  • Experience with MBSE: CAMEO and/or Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and the Unified Profile for DoDAF and MoDAF (UPDM).
  • Active Secret security clearance with an investigation within the past 6 years
  • 9 years of System Engineering experience with a Bachelors of Science in a STEM discipline; 7 years of System Engineering experience with Masters; 4 Years with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present technical material to senior management and customers.
  • Familiarity and experience working with DoD acquisition organizations.
  • Experience designing and testing space systems and/or command & control systems.
  • Current DoD Top Secret security clearance.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with multi-disciplined teams within the program.

Demonstrate strong people, organizational, presentation and communication skills, written and verbal.

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 benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

Valid Through: 2019-10-20