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IT Systems Engineer 3/4

Requisition ID: R10074092

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman IT Solutions team is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, FL in support of the E2 program.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4, depending on the candidate’s education and experience.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop / deliver of the overall Information Technology (IT) technical baseline and system design, including delivery to the customer. This includes, but is not limited to, planning, design, development, integration, testing, production release to the business, operations / sustainment.
  • Interface with project managers, architects, technical specialists, customers regularly.
  • Communicate both written and verbal with a technical team and a customer team throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess an active DOD Secret or higher security clearance or Active DOD within the last 24 months and must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance. Further, the candidate’s clearance must be able to meet the government customer’s criteria for working on their program.
  • Experience in the System Engineering role providing written and oral presentations to customers, vendors, and technical team.
  • Demonstrate strong foundational expertise in Information Technologies with subject matter expertise in at least two of the following areas:
    • Virtualization
    • Data Center designs and solutions, including on-premises and co-location solutions.
    • Data Center Backup overall design
    • Software as a service;
    • Cloud technologies including external public / private cloud solutions / on-premises solutions
    • Containerization

Basic Qualifications for T03:

To be considered for this position, the candidate must possess 5 years of IT Project Management, System Engineering or related IT experience with a BS degree in a STEM or Business focused discipline; also acceptable is 3 years or experience with a related Masters; or 0 years with PHD. In lieu of the education requirement, 9 years of relevant IT experience with at least 4 years in System Engineering.

Basic Qualifications for T04:

To be considered for this position, the candidate must possess 9 years of IT Project Management, System Engineering or related IT experience with a BS degree in a STEM or Business focused discipline; also acceptable is 7 years or experience with a related Masters; or 4 years with PHD. In lieu of the education requirement, 13 years of relevant IT experience with at least 4 years in System Engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Technical experience with Northrop Grumman SAP, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Engineering Solutions, Product Line Engineering, TeamCenter Enterprise, Mobile Applications, Extranet Solutions, or Collaboration Solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, including good customer relationship management.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, including strong leadership / team building skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and deadlines simultaneously.


    Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
    Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD

    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. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. 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.

    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.



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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.


    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.