Staff Systems Engineer-19021427

Location: Linthicum
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 3
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that advances human discovery and serves those who serve our nation. Our pioneering, inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological milestones in our nations history from early carrier aviation, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate, from developing some of the remarkable X-planes, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Sensing, Computing, and Autonomous Systems.  For us, its about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and motivate our people- who make possible everything we do.


The Emerging Capabilities Division pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies, and drives advances in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, in which we combine the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills and growing the team to develop and deliver these remarkable new advantages to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!


Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an opening for a Staff Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Linthicum/ Baltimore, MD.


What Youll Get to Do:


As an innovator in the field, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems aims to be the world leader in novel computing systems architecture and design. Qualified candidates will have opportunities to incorporate advanced technologies such as superconducting electronics, machine learning, advanced materials, and statistical analysis of system performance, with the goal of developing entirely new kinds of computing capability for our customers.



Roles & Responsibilities: Computer Systems Engineers work as a team to perform advanced concept development using established systems engineering approaches. Based on detailed trade studies, requirements analysis, and modeling and simulations, our engineers develop modern solutions to satisfy current mission requirements as well as emerging challenges.  System engineers are involved in all aspects of design, which can include:

  • Developing system and subsystem requirements from user mission needs, and tracking requirements throughout the development process
  • Investigating new algorithms to advance the state of the art in computer design
  • Developing detailed models and simulations of systems for design verification or to enable operational hardware and software development
  • Inventing operational modes which satisfy requirements and maximize system performance
  • Collecting and analyzing data from laboratory or flight tests
  • Formally verifying that solutions meets requirements


Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.


Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in Physics, Mathematics, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or a similar technical discipline with 14 years of related experience (see job description) or 12 years with a Master's Degree, or 9 years with a PhD.
  • Demonstrated track record of team leadership and technical execution on technical projects.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master's Degree Computer Engineering or Digital Processing
  • Professional hands on experience in systems engineering tools
  • Experience with Verilog or VHDL
  • Experience with C++ and Python
  • Experience with analysis, design, or test of superconducting electronics

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: 19021427

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required