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Systems Engineer/Principal Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10021649

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows - IL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking 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.

Description

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) engineers at our Rolling Meadows / Arlington Heights, IL location.  The selected candidates will report to the SEIT Department in the Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) Department.

Primary tasks for a Systems Design engineer are:

- Creating and refining Model Based System Engineering products (System

behavioral models, Use Case realizations, State Machines, etc.).

- Generation and update of System and sub-system level specifications in DOORS (including requirements traceability).

- Creation of Verification Cross Reference Matrices (VCRM).

- Verification traceability (tracing requirements to test plans/procedures/results).

- Update and maintenance of system drawings and documents.

As a part of the SEIT team, a Systems Design engineer is exposed to the front-end Systems Engineering process and coordinates across many disciplines to ensure that the system description and requirements are properly and thoroughly defined and captured.  You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and experience in EOIR systems, optics, detection and tracking.

This position can be filled at the Systems or Principal Systems Engineer level:

Basic Qualifications for Systems Engineer:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related technical degree with 2+ years of related experience or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related technical field
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking, problem solving skills and Systems Thinking mindset
  • Excellent decision making and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work in an integrated product team (IPT) environment
  • Active Secret with ability to obtain or maintain a SAP (Special Access Program) clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Systems Engineer:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related technical degree with 5+ years of related experience or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related technical field with 3+ years related experience
  • Electronic Warfare experience
  • Ability and willingness to work independently with little oversight or direction
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking, problem solving skills and Systems Thinking mindset
  • Excellent decision making and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work in an integrated product team (IPT) environment
  • Active or Current Secret Clearance is required to be considered with the ability to obtain or maintain a SAP (Special Access Program) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of one of more of the following specialty areas for integration and test related to EOIR systems, optics, detection and tracking
  • Experience in development and earned value management of cost accounts and schedules as related to Systems Engineering tasks
  • Knowledge of MATLAB, C, C++, C#, CUDA, VHDL, OpenCL, SysML, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Experience with Model Based Engineering (MBE) concepts and tools (Rhapsody)
  • Working knowledge of DOORS and ClearCase/ClearQuest
  • Agile development experience a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel 25%
  • Active Top Secret Clearance is preferred

Salary Range: 78600 - 118000
Salary Range 2: 96900 - 145300

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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