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Manufacturing IT System Engineer

Requisition ID: R10112631

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman IT Solutions team is seeking a Systems Engineer (SE) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be local to the BWI MD factory but can be primarily performed remotely.  The position will be supporting our Manufacturing Equipment and Application Review process helping to evaluate equipment for fit with our digitally connected factory of the future and drive cultural change toward this new paradigm.   

As a Systems Engineer, the candidate will be responsible for evaluating systems to be connected to our manufacturing network, determining equipment interface capabilities, identifying and diagramming equipment communication requirements, communicating future connected factory vision from an ITOT interface perspective, and working with vendors as required to specify and verify access to data. 

The successful candidate will possess superior interpersonal, communications and leadership skills and must be able to clearly articulate and document analysis results to colleagues, management, and customers. This candidate must integrate easily into a close-knit agile team environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Ensure architecture and design alignment with standards & strategic direction
• Communicate future vision to stakeholders to help drive cultural change
• Document scope and technical requirements

• Create architecture and simple networking diagrams
• Provide input in providing solution alternatives for trade studies
• Review disaster recovery requirements and implementation

• Review security access controls for systems and data

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

• Requires 5 years with Bachelors in Science; 3 years with Masters

• Familiarity with Agile practices

• Familiar with software, especially software interfaces and APIs

• Broad knowledge of two or more of the following technical domains: system engineering, software engineering, IT infrastructure, network, security, manufacturing, industrial engineering
• Strong leadership and team building skills; excellent written and oral communications skills, drawing, modeling and communicating systems engineering
• Must be able to apply technical principles, theories, and concepts; expected to contribute to the development of new principles and concepts
• Candidates must have ability to provide total system perspective including a technical understanding of relationships, dependencies and requirements of hardware and software components for a project
• Qualified candidates must possess a demonstrated ability to independently prioritize, plan and execute work tasks in a rapidly changing environment

• Must have experience with technical drawings and requirements definition
• Ability for rare/occasional travel

•US Citizenship is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

• Experience in Manufacturing industry

• Experience in IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things)
• Technical Experience with Northrop Grumman Manufacturing Execution Systems, Engineering Solutions, Product Line Engineering, TeamCenter Enterprise, Extranet Solutions, or Collaboration Solutions
• INCOSE or other System Engineering technical certifications

Salary Range: $99,800 USD - $149,800 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.