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User Experience (UX) / Graphical Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10108881

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Schriever AFB, CO, USA   |  Colorado Springs, CO, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

At Northrop Grumman, we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it’s about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity, and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization 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!

The Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) Modeling and Simulation Software (MSS) at Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Configuration Analyst on the SWDC Configuration Management team out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO. 

What you’ll get to do?

 As a Systems Engineer on this team, you will work with a team of engineers to define, develop, decompose, analyze, verify, validate, and test requirements for a diverse suite of Missile Defense software M&S products on the SWDC contract. A primary objective which the team will achieve is to develop Systems Engineering products within a Model Based Engineering (MBE) environment. Additionally, this position requires the ability to support as a UX Interaction Designer. The UX Designer will be responsible for interaction design activities and deliverables including task flows, wireframes, prototypes, pattern libraries, design documentation, storyboards, and scenarios for projects. This position requires someone who can understand user behavior. In the role of UX Designer, you will be working with a UX Strategist to develop and execute an implementation plan and will be responsible for gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers.

Roles and Responsibilities Include:

In this role, you will be supporting a technical lead, in addition to cross function product teams to define, maintain, and update the technical baseline as capability is added or enhanced. Ultimately, you will support the program through maturity and milestones to achieve the mission.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 Years experience with Bachelors in STEM, or 0 Years with Masters.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Human Factors Engineering, workflow modeling, or graphic design
  • Familiarity with Atlassian (Jira/Confluence) tool suite
  • Familiarity with complex software systems, including configuring and executing
  • Knowledgeable on development lifecycles, including the V-model of the systems engineering process
  • Familiarity with the Missile Defense System and mission
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team and lead to solve technical problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include creating documentation during development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Software development experience
  • Experience with writing scripts using a variety of languages (Python, Matlab, Javascript)
  • Experience with Modeling and Simulation products
  • Model Based Systems Engineering experience (SysML/UML)
  • Program experience within the Missile Defense Agency elements (GMD, Aegis BMD, C2BMC, etc)
  • Experience developing sophisticated software within Agile or SAFe
  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems

This position reports to Schriever AFB, CO, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Colorado Springs, CO, CO, USA.

Salary Range: $77,200 USD - $115,800 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.