Systems Engineer - Launcher Equipment-18028496

Location: Kings Bay
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Interim Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

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We are seeking a Systems Engineer (
Production Support) at our location at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Kings Bay, GA.  This individual is responsible for providing technical assistance during the conduct of preventative and corrective maintenance tasks on submarine (SSBN and SSGN) Launcher subsystem tactical and support equipment (including ordnance items).  The ideal candidate is procedurally driven, self-motivated to investigate and solve problems, able to research requirements and make decisions, enjoys working with a diverse team. 
Tasks will include but are not limited to the following:
  • preparing local processing documentation
  • providing training to internal and external personnel
  • conducting documentation/design reviews
  • completing floor level quality functions
  • troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic systems
  • recommending corrective action for equipment repairs
  • devising equipment design and procedural changes to improve safety and efficiency
  • providing direction/oversight during the conduct of work performed by repair technicians
Additional tasks may include assisting field engineers on SSBN/SSGNs during waterfront operations, providing support at other field sites such as shipyards and test facilities, and supporting various customer meetings at both NGES-MS Sunnyvale and customer locations.
Periodic shift work may be required based on operational needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 2+ years of relevant work experience, or MS degree STEM with 0+ years of work experience.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to work alternate shifts as needed to support customer requirements
  • Must be a US citizen with ability to obtain a secret clearance.  Please note, joining Northrop Grumman will be contingent upon obtaining an Interim Secret Clearance. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Systems Engineering or Industrial Engineering
  • Experience in operating in a government-owned facility
  • Experience with Strategic System Program (SSP) operations and the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) Program
  • Experience in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or Project Management
  • Experience in non-destructive testing of welds

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.

Job ID: 18028496