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Staff Systems Engineer (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10065578

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Orlando, 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: No
  • 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.

Staff Systems Engineer Position Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the Contractor Product Owner and manages the work on behalf of the Government Product Owner

  • Develops a Workable Product Roadmap

  • Defines and Maintains the Release Plan

  • Defines/Prioritizes and Manages the Product Backlog

  • Practices SAFe engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.

  • Understands and facilitates the Agile mindset and concepts such as continuous integration, test-driven development, and product demonstration.

  • Has a deep understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Regularly interacts with the customer, Scrum Masters, and various leadership levels.

  • Position may require up to 25% travel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or related discipline from an accredited college.

  • 9 years or more of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a Master’s degree. 

  • 2 years of experience as Product Owner or Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience - i.e. Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)

  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • Must have a DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.

  • Background in software development or software development management.

  • Knowledge of System Engineering principles and requirements management.

  • Experience with transitioning teams from Waterfall to Agile methods and practices.

  • Certification in one or more of these designations is desired: Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, and Project Management Professional (PMP).

  • Experience implementing Agile principles and practices within DoD or Federal government environments.

  • Experience interacting with Government Stakeholders.

  • Experience with Agile Lifecycle Management tools, preferably JIRA.

Salary Range: $134,700 USD - $202,100 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

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.

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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.