Associate Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: 21001257

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Interim 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 Launch and Missile Defense Systems is seeking an Associate Systems Engineer located in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Communication Network (GCN) Development team. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Designs and plans network communications systems. • Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. • Conducts testing of network design. • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. • Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree with 0 years of experience; 4 additional years of experience in lieu of experience.
  • US citizenship and ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networks (copper and fiber)
Preferred Qualifications: •Active Secret Clearance

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.