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Staff Systems Engineer – Infrastructure/Hardware Architect

Requisition ID: R10105600

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Aurora, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is seeking a Staff Systems Engineer for their Aurora, CO location to perform as an Infrastructure/Hardware Architect supporting the New Moon Program.  As a part of the Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) team, the candidate will be responsible for architecture, design, and deployment activities for the program’s hardware footprint.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to complete tasks with little direction and oversight. They will be an excellent communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and customers. The candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics, integrity.

Responsibilities for the Infrastructure Architect includes providing and maintaining HW engineering documentation (i.e., Rack Els, Floor Plans, etc…), Provisioning Specification (P-Spec) management, and the overall build and delivery roadmap.  Additional responsibilities include working with network engineers for firewall, DNS and IP management, submittal, and tracking.  The architect will also participate with a multi-disciple team to mitigate and solve and program concerns. While supporting program and software management teams to manage software lifecycle issues and deployments with deliveries.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s (STEM) degree and a minimum of 14 years of relevant experience; 12 years with a Masters; 9 years with a PhD.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI & CI polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 10 years in related fields such as System Administration, Network Administration or large program HW/SW engineering leadership roles.
  • Experience with Hardware and System Architectural Design Decision
  • Experience using Visio, PowerPoint, and the Office 365 Tool Suite  
  • Proven ability to plan for content, cost, and schedule for program increments from design through integration.

Salary Range: $153,600 USD - $230,400 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

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.