Systems Engineer-19020381

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

Imagine working with cutting-edge technology on a daily basis.  Imagine leaving work at the end of the day, knowing that you made a difference in our nation's security.  Make it a reality by joining Northrop Grumman's team!


Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Rome, NY is looking for Systems Engineers to work in a leading edge research environment with cutting edge technologies relative to the development and integration of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) collection, processing, exploitation, analysis and dissemination capabilities. In this position, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in a team to plan, design, develop, implement, stage, assess and transition capabilities required by the client to meet operational requirements.
  • Perform system engineering and integration within an agile development process.
  • Utilize modeling and simulation, requirements analysis and scheduling tools to manage complexity.
  • Access systems to address requirements, gaps and alternatives.
  • Develop high-level and detailed system design artifacts in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) architecture framework to include air, cyber and space domains.
  • Recommend solutions, products, services and best practices to fit customer needs.
  • Travel of 5%-10% may be required.

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
  • 9/80 schedule (off every other Friday)
At Northrop Grumman, part of building the best culture is investing in the growth and development of our employees. Through the Northrop Grumman Development Center (NGDC), employees have access to professional development resources including tools, guidance and courses for a successful career trajectory at Northrop Grumman.  Learn more here:



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a related STEM field plus 2 years of relevant experience; or a Master of Science degree in a related STEM field plus 0 years of experience.
  • Systems integration experience.
  • Familiarity with virtualization
  • Familiarity with cloud computing technologies
  • Ability to work on small multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within a reasonable timeframe from start date.  (reference: for list of qualified certifications) 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, DoD Secret clearance, or higher
  • Experience deploying software systems within a Cloud environment
  • Linux/Windows shell scripting
  • Amazon Web Services Certification
  • Familiarity with Service Oriented Architectures
  • Familiarity with software accreditation and certification
  • Familiarity with one or more of:
    • PaaS (platform as a service), SaaS (software as a service) and/or IaaS (infrastructure as a service).
    • Atlassian Tool Suite ( BitBucket, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Nexus)
    • AWS CloudFormation and/or deployment automation
    • Docker and/or Container Services

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: 19020381

  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.
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