Associate Systems/ Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: 21015596

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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. The Missile Defense Solutions (MDS) Business Unit (BU) is looking for a Systems Engineer (1/2) to support IRADs in the Colorado Springs location to support Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis of existing and new military systems.
  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

This requisiton can be hired at an associate (level 1) or (Level 2) Systems Engineer. Basic Qualifications:
  • Level 1: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Level 2: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field from an accredited institution with 2+ years of relevant work experience, or masters with 0 years of experience.
  • Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance
  • Experience developing software in C++ in a Linux environment
  • Utilization of debugging tools and testing mechanisms.
  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development project
  • Demonstrate adherence to applicable software development processes and procedures
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of communication networks
  • Demonstrated experience developing software in C++11 and/or C++14
  • Experience with Makefiles
  • Understanding of secure coding practices
  • Experience with GUI Development 
Level 1: Salary Minimum: $60,800 -  Salary Maximum: $91,200 Level 2: Salary Minimum: $74,240 -  Salary Maximum: $111,360   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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits. 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. • Experience with GUI Development

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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.