Requisition ID: R10104289
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Orlando, Florida, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) is seeking System Engineers with Satellite Communications Systems knowledge, as well as experience working in formal engineering life-cycle processes. The qualified system engineers will become part of Northrop Grumman's Ground Satellite Communications Team in Orlando, Florida.
NGDS is an industry leader in developing, integrating, and sustaining complex systems for the US Department of Defense. Our team performs a variety of tasks leading to the successful integration, test, and deployment of complex DoD systems worldwide.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The engineers will be working on design, development, testing, and implementation of all aspects of the systems development lifecycle. They will perform a variety of duties in systems and software development and test. They will work from and develop systems documents and specifications, follow written and verbal instructions, and conduct test and report data and results in prescribed formats.
This requisition is open as dual level. We are open to candidates that qualify at a Level 3 or Level 4.
- Level 3: Minimum of 5 years of experience with Bachelor’s degree or 3 years’ experience with Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field. STEM degree required.
- Level 4: Minimum of 9 years of experience with Bachelor’s degree or 7 years of experience with Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field. STEM degree required.
- Experience working within formal engineering, development, integration, requirements analysis, and/or testing processes for the development of complex systems
- Experience working with satellite communications technology system architecture, interfaces, protocols, control, planning, equipment, concept of operation, troubleshooting, policies, and/or procedures
- US Citizenship is required with an active US DoD Secret clearance
- Experience with standard system engineering processes for the development of complex systems with familiarity with some of the following areas: architecture development, systems analysis, requirements and interface management, and Engineering Review Board representation over the total systems lifecycle.
- Knowledge base of Wideband SATCOM Operational Management System (WSOMS) or other enterprise-ground system architectures.
- Knowledge base of commercial SATCOM systems and their supporting ground and management systems.
- Experience or familiarization with analysis of satellite events, troubleshooting anomalies, outages, interference, technical feasibility, interoperability
- Familiarization with DoD systems and subsystems (e.g. C2ISR platforms, SATCOM, data links).
- Familiarization with computer networking and cyber security principles and practices
- Understanding of radio frequency (RF) theory as it relates to communications (including satellite link performance parameters, link budgets and interference calculations)
- Knowledge of advanced satellite waveforms and modem operations.
- Cross-domain technical experience including RF communications, space-to-ground communications, network engineering, and electrical/mechanical systems.
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.