Systems Engineer Satellite/Space Systems – Top Secret

Requisition ID: 20019047

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SSBI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % 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.
Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role for the National Security Systems (NSS) business area. Our NSS programs include technical roles at the mission, segment, subsystem and component level. They span the entire program life cycle from early concept studies, design development, system integration/test, launch and early ops, mission ops/sustainment and system disposal.
The position is based in NG’s Dulles VA location and will require some travel. Duties include significant contributions to mission and space vehicle systems engineering activities: requirement analysis and functional decomposition, system modeling and simulation, mission analysis, mission operations support, conceptual, preliminary and detailed system and space vehicle design, trade studies, systems integration and test, system interface definition and management, requirements/V&V, and Business Development support.
The candidate should be knowledgeable in system-of-systems engineering, space vehicle design and integration, ground segment design and integration, segment and subsystem interfaces, payloads, and/or mission operations. Advanced analyses capability relating to complex mission problems is a plus, as is the ability to develop and evolve home-grown mission analysis tools.
The role will include interface with clients, as well as regular interactions with internal engineering teammates and program management. The candidate may be called on to assist in new business activities such as conceptual design and analysis for proposals and funded studies. NoVASpace

Basic Qualifications:The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation experience and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve program goals.  Bachelors degree or higher in Aerospace Engineering or related technical field.  2 or more years of applicable engineering experience.  Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level clearance.  Preferred Qualifications: Experience in systems engineering and integration of complex systems, especially space systems design, development, manufacture, test and/or operations. Masters Degree Preferred.
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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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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