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Principal Systems Engineer

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 5/25/2019
Job Reference #: 19010954

Job Description

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Northrop Grumman Technology Services is looking for an experienced Principle Systems Engineer to join our team building the next generation of the Air Force Weather capabilities and providing weather support to warfighters around the world.
What You'll get to Do:
Design the next generation of weather forecasting systems for the United States Air Force.  Support systems through the entire engineering life cycle.  Work directly with the customer to help shape the requirements, design the system/software, requisition hardware, support the implementation and sustain the systems.
The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent communication skills who exhibits flexibility, the ability to work well with other team members and external customers.  Individual must have the ability to prepare and present briefings to senior leadership and external customers, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Must be proficient with Microsoft tools. The candidate will be responsible to help design middleware solutions, such as WebLogic, Glassfish, OpenMQ Apache, Tomcat, and Web services between two or more systems within multiple target platforms that may include Windows, Unix/Linux or AIX.
As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
This position has the option to work a 9/80 schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.


Basic Qualifications:


  • A Bachelor's degree in a STEM Field  (Science, Technical, Engineering or Math) and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Systems Engineering, Cyber Security or another Engineering field of experience; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD.
  • CompTIA Security CE Certification.
  • A minimum of Secret Clearance.
  • Knowledge of middleware.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Appropriate certification as required by DoD Directive 8570 (such as CISSP, CASP for an IASAE Level II Position.
  • 5 years of experience as a WebLogic, Glassfish, OpenMQ, Apache, Tomcat, and Web services
  • Experience with Java Messaging Service
  • Experience with SQL Database queries
  • Experience with performance analysis of applications and interconnected components (Systems, Web Servers, Messaging)
  • Top Secret Clearance

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.