Senior Principal Engineer Systems
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: March 19, 2023
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Top Secret
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Northrop Grumman is seeking motivated professionals to join our team as Senior Principal Engineer Systems. The selected candidates will be motivated, energetic, and willing to learn. The candidate will work on a small team supporting the Defense Weapons Systems in Warner Robins, GA . They will support the integration of Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AFDCGS) mission capabilities to include installation, maintenance, and sustainment.
Daily responsibilities include:
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
Provide integrated support to maintain and sustain the DCGS infrastructure that supports Geographic intelligence (GEOINT), Multi-Intelligence (MULTI-INT), and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).
Provide engineering services for the applications within the DCGS system.
Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, test, installation, operation, and maintenance.
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Design, engineer, integrate, and upgrade the Open Architecture (OA) infrastructure IT stacks, provide Tier 3/4 engineering support, and manage development, integration, and testing environments to accommodate a DevSecOps construct.
Install, maintain, and sustain OA Enterprise Services
May include travel to other locations
Work well in a small team environment
Support customer needs as required
One of the following:
A minimum of 9 years' experience with a bachelor's in science in a STEM field
A minimum of 7 years' experience with a master's in science in a STEM field
A minimum of 4 years' experience with PhD in a STEM field
Must currently possess an active DoD Top Secret Clearance
Must currently possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or greater (e.g. Security+)
Willing to work flexible schedule to maintain operational capability
Experience administering both Windows and Unix (Linux, Solaris) operating systems
Familiar working with cloud technology (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)
Experience with containerization, including Docker and Kubernetes
Experience working with software configuration management tools such as: Git and Jira
Experience with maintaining and operating a virtualization technology such as VMWare
Familiar with Dell/EMC server and storage hardware.
Experience with Agile Methodologies
Prior AF DCGS Experience to include military GEOINT and SIGINT domains to include U-2, Global Hawk, MQ-1 and MQ-9 sensors and processing, exploitation, and dissemination (PED) architectures
Knowledge of military command, control, and communication systems.
Experience with Dell/EMC server and storage hardware.
Experience working with cloud technology (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)
Salary Range: $112,000.00 - $168,000.00
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
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