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Staff Systems Engineer (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10055760

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Warner Robins, Georgia, 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: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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 Defense Systems has an opening for a Staff Systems Engineer to join our team. This position will be located in Warner Robins, Georgia.  Our team in Warner Robins is a world class provider in modernization and sustainment capabilities for mission and weapon systems. 

What you’ll get to do:

The selected candidate will provide system engineering oversight for a significant portion of a C-130 Avionic Cockpit Upgrade Program that leverages and adapts an existing design.

Your responsibilities also include:

  • Work with program management, customers, and suppliers to ensure the program is successful and support new business initiatives

  • Provide oversight of a major sub-contractor with respect to their performance against a supplier statement of work and artifacts delivered

  • Be a technical face to the customer, ensuring clear communications, and managing technical expectation with the customer and end-user

  • Develop cost estimates, create and monitor team’s performance against detailed tasking and schedules, identify risks and opportunities, identify technical performance metrics

  • Work closely with the program manager and key suppliers to ensure technical solutions are delivered

  • Provide technical expertise for C-130 and avionics

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in an engineering discipline with 14+ years of engineering experience; OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 12+ years of engineering experience

  • 5+ years of design experience with avionics and/or aircraft modification work

  • 3+ years of project management / IPT leadership

  • 3+ years experience performing the development, review & approval of various aircraft Avionics / Electrical and/or Electronic System Modifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills along with proven success working in an integrated product team environment and developing customer relationships.

  • Experience in developing detailed integrated schedules and risk identification and management

  • Experience in requirements management and verification & validation.

  • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret (or higher) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years experience working with C-130s

  • Experience managing major sub-contractor/supplier

  • Experience with aircraft ground test and flight test

  • Experience leading the development of Airworthiness plans, Certifications, and related activities

  • System Safety Risk Assessments (SSRA), program risks and hazard analyses

  • Familiarity of European Military Aviation Regulations (EMARs)

  • Control Account Management (CAM) and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience


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 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.