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Systems Engineer Secret Clearance

Requisition ID: R10072707

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Nellis AFB, NV, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) seeks a Systems Engineer for our military synthetic training operations based at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, Nevada. NGDS is an industry leader in developing, systems for the US Department of Defense. Our engineering teams perform a variety of tasks leading to include integration, test, and sustainment of DOD Systems worldwide.


  • Install, configure, and debug
  • Perform integration and testing activities
  • Identify integration issues and system requirements
  • Assist with test plans, test reports
  • Assist with system requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years' experience or master's degree and 0 years' experience
  • Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance
  • Ability to support integration and testing of various applications
  • Familiarization with computer networking
  • Familiarization with cyber security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active US DoD TS/SCI clearance
  • Familiarization with DoD SATCOM and intelligence operations, concepts and training methodologies
  • Ability to develop and present material outside the immediate work function
  • Possess a working knowledge of software programming functional design and implementation concepts
  • Experience performing computer system and software performance analysis
  • Experience with hardware virtualization Familiarization with synthetic training modeling and simulations standards (DIS, HLA, TENA) and typical military synthetic training operations

Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 USD

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

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.