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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) Systems Engineer-6104

Requisition ID: R10065857

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, 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.

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 . NG-MIP is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

· Has served at least 180 days on active duty

· Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

· Will receive an honorable discharge

· Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

· Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

· Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

We are currently seeking a Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer to work with our talented Nuclear Hardness and Survivability team in Roy, UT.

In this role, the selected candidate will (but not be limited to):

• Interface with inter-organizational management and external Customer to communicate technical briefing and program status.

• Support Program Management activities to ensure cost and schedule objectives are met; support program status efforts including Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tracking and Control Account Management (CAM) activities.

• Support the management of critical subcontractors developing and testing tactical missile technologies and delivery of quality products.

• Support system requirements development, management, analysis, and traceability, to translate customer requirements and CONOPS into systems requirements, and further allocate to lower level requirements.

• Perform functional analysis and systems trade studies for technical solutions with respect to concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, and maintenance.

• Assist with the generation of well-defined and executable system and subsystem requirements documents, interface documents, and test and verification documents.

• Support system/subsystems integration, test, and requirements verification activities.

• Support system technical performance measurement definition and tracking.

• Support the preparation of system engineering materials during System Requirements Review, System Functional Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, System Verification Review, Test Readiness Review, and other program reviews as needed.

Basic qualifications for a Systems Engineer level (T02) are:

• US Citizenship with a DoD Secret Clearance and Special Access Program Clearance

• Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of two (2) years of systems engineering experience

• Experience following program schedules and tracking execution

• Experience with system/subsystem integration, test, and verification.

• Must have proven experience in communicating with peers, management and external stakeholders in a methodical, detailed and process oriented fashion.

• Must have demonstrated experience in solving technical problems

• Must have experience with Engineering Requirements Management Tools (i.e. DOORS)

Basic qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer level (T03) are:

• US Citizenship with a DoD Secret Clearance and Special Access Program Clearance

• Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of five (5) years of systems engineering experience

• Experience managing subcontracts and subcontractor execution

• Experience with system/subsystem integration, test, and verification.

• Must have proven experience in communicating with all levels of peers, management and customers in a methodical, detailed and process oriented fashion.

• Must have demonstrated experience in solving technical problems independently with minimal supervision.

• Must have experience with Engineering Requirements Management Tools (i.e. DOORS)

These would be nice to have:

• Experience using DOORs requirements tracking database tool

• Experience performing power system modeling

• Experience authoring, reviewing, and updating requirements documents

• Experience using MBSE tools (i.e. CAMEO)

• Experience authoring and reviewing test plans, procedures, and reports that verify compliance to technical requirements and meet program needs

• Experience authoring and reviewing analysis reports that verify technical requirements

• Experience with test set development

• Experience developing Analog/Power/Drive Electronics for Radiation Hardened Missile or Space applications

• Mixed signal unit, slice, board, and/or ASIC/FPGA design and development experience


Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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.