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Space Payload Integration Lead – Staff Systems Engineer – $25,000 Sign On!

Requisition ID: R10109395

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Linthicum, MD, USA   |  Baltimore, MD, USA +1 more
  • 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: No
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector, Payloads and Ground Systems Division in Linthicum, MD is seeking a Staff-level Systems Engineer to lead the Assembly Integration and Test (AI&T) of a Space Radar Payload.

Initial responsibilities include leading a small team of I&T engineers to develop a comprehensive system test flow and detailed test plan to go from the PDR (Preliminary Design Review) phase of the program through launch of a prototype system within the next few years. Other duties include IMS (Integrated Master Schedule) planning and EVMS (Earned Value Management System) reporting; presenting to the customer at major reviews, e.g. CDR (Critical Design Review); and close and continued collaboration with mission partners, subcontractors, suppliers, and other internal engineering disciplines, e.g. Hardware Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, and Test Design Engineering.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in STEM with 14 years of relevant experience, or 12 years of relevant experience with MS degree or PhD with 9 years of exp.
  • Experience as a technical lead and/or IPT Lead (Integrated Product Team Lead)
  • Experience with I&T (integration and test) of an RF (Radio Frequency) sensor or comms systems
  • Active TS clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS and/or MS degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering with 12 - 14 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with RADAR I&T, including testing, tuning, calibration of an ESA (Electronically Scanned Array)
  • Experience with Space Payload or Space Vehicle I&T
  • Active TS/SCI

This position reports to Linthicum, MD, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Baltimore, MD, MD, USA.

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.