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Staff Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10074251

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Staff Systems Engineer in Buffalo, New York. As a Staff Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman, you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work on complex electronic warfare simulators alongside multi-disciplinary teams. We are looking for a passionate, driven, and goal-oriented individual to lead technical teams through all facets of our programs, from proposals, requirements definition and top-level system designs, to customer meetings, system integrations and deliveries. All to support the safe return of our country’s warfighters.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Lead the Engineering endeavor across many cross-functional disciplines to ensure that each program’s system description, requirements, and design are properly and thoroughly defined and captured.
  • Generate and maintain system and sub-system level specifications in DOORS
  • Create Verification Cross Reference Matrices (VCRM).
  • Verification traceability (tracing requirements to test plans/procedures/results).
  • Create or drive Model Based System Engineering products, trade studies, and other functional or technical analyses.
  • Own and manage technical risks, schedules, and execution budgets

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, or related STEM degree and a minimum of 14 years related experience or a MS Degree in Engineering or related STEM degree and a minimum of 12 years of related experience.
  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with internal management, customers, and vendors. Must also be able to conduct presentations and provide status to large groups.
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) secret security clearance at a minimum

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool.
  • Experience with and/or understanding of Electronic Warfare equipment
  • Cost Account Management experience
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $146,300 USD - $219,500 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.