Staff Engineer Systems

Requisition ID: 20028154

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Aurora
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

   Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.    Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is seeking a Staff Systems Engineer with experience in formal engineering life-cycle processes to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Aurora, Colorado location to meet challenging issues confronting national security.     Qualified individuals must be flexible, self-motivated, hardworking and capable of working on an agile program, as it moves through the system lifecycle phases of development, testing and deployment. The ideal candidates will develop solutions to increasingly complex problems, utilizing ingenuity, innovation, thoroughness, and practicality; and perform their work with minimal direction and oversight.     This position is focused on the end-to-end engineering of interfaces, both internal and external, and architectural level system engineering activities. Work will also include definition and management of system requirements, and verification and validation activities. The preferred candidate will have experience of ground systems, should be able to work and function in a dynamic environment where requirements can change according to the customer needs.     In addition, the candidate must be a team player, able to lead a team of engineers and work comfortably and effectively with company team members as well as program stakeholders and customer personnel using strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Also, the candidate will be required to support technical interchange meetings, on-site technical support, and event support.     The Staff Systems Engineer’s primary responsibilities are to collaborate with a team of engineers and:  
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems
  • Utilize a variety of tools to support engineering activities and anomalies
  • Identify and implement new or improved tools and processes to increase team efficiency
  • Perform detailed data analysis and trending
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on parts of a complex system
  • Mentor other System Engineers on all phases of the Program
  

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field with at least 14 years systems engineering or related experience; 12 years with a Masters; 9 years with a PhD
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance and willing to submit to a Counter Intelligence polygraph
  • Proven experience leading systems engineering on complex programs

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with model based engineering
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with ground systems
  • Experience with DOORS
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience leading a team of engineers
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office tools
     

    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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.