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Principal Systems Engineer (Top Secret Clearance Required) Modeling and Simulation Engineer (Satelli

Northrop Grumman
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

This Principal Systems Engineer role is located in Colorado Springs, CO, supporting the Peregrine program that include technical roles at the mission, segment, and component levels. Tasks associated with the Peregrine program will include research and analysis of other modeling and simulation (M&S) systems to define a vision for how they may integrate with the Peregrine platform.

The responsibilities of this role may include:

Defining high level CONOPS that provides representation of what an integrated solution would look like and how its deployed.
Investigating software level interfaces that mutually benefit capabilities within the integrated Peregrine construct.
Analysis of satellite related modeling and simulation systems, their capabilities and determining the viability of integrating across systems.
Decomposing system interfaces into requirements and tracking those requirements through the full system life cycle to successful delivery of software updates.
Support in cost estimations to perform the integration, definition and documentation of system requirements for Peregrine, MBSE modeling within Cameo.
Work with ground software and software systems.

This position will expose the candidate to equal parts technical competency, forward thinking ideas, and execution focus. This position requires a functional understanding of systems engineering as well as a basic understanding of orbital dynamics; guidance, navigation, and control; software and ground systems; and Python.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in STEM or related discipline +5 years of experience or a Master's Degree in STEM or related discipline +3 years of experience
Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret level clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience with anything RPO related, satellite ground station software, distributed M&S, or wargaming related is a plus.
Prior experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, etc) or Cameo is a plus.

Salary Range: $92,200.00 - $138,400.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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