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Requirements Systems / Principal Requirements Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10069087

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 10

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Sentinel Command & Launch (C&L) Systems Engineering & Integration team is seeking a Systems Engineer to perform as a Command and Launch (C&L) Requirements Engineer supporting requirements management activities. This position will be located in San Diego, CA and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (Sentinel) program Command and Launch (CLT) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team.

Successful candidates will participate in requirements development and maintenance activities. The selected engineer will be experienced working in requirements repositories and model based system engineering. The selected engineer will work with the product teams responsible to develop hardware and software specifications, participate in technical reviews and provide customer support as required."


What You Will Get To Do:

  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

  • Work under general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Contribute to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

  • Generate and flow down requirements from higher level specifications ensuring applicability to the system. Assisting lower level specifications with their allocations ensuring no widowed or orphaned requirements exist. Gather team concurrence before boarding the documents.



Position may be considered at a higher grade based on the requirements below.


Basic Qualifications Requirements Systems Engineer:

  • 2 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science in STEM field; or 0 years of experience with a Master's Degree

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Ability to derive requirements from high level requirements


Basic Qualifications Principal Requirements Systems Engineer:

  • 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science in STEM field; or 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Ability to derive requirements from high level requirements


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Aerospace, Mechanical, Software, Computer, and/or System Engineering

  • Systems experience in requirements generation and management in DOORS

  • Experience with C2, Physical Security, Cybersecurity, and/or Communications systems

  • Experience developing OPSCONS or CONOPS

  • Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred

  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), including DODAF, SysML, and Cameo Enterprise Architect

  • Experience with Agile Development

  • Ability and willingness to travel

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain DoD Special Program Access (SAP)

Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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.