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2023 Associate Systems Integration Engineer – Bethpage, NY

Requisition ID: R10100833

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Bethpage, NY, USA
  • 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, 10% of the Time

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 the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. 

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems.  Northrop Grumman’s Bethpage location has served as a vital location throughout the history of the company. Opening in 1936, it served as the main headquarters for the Grumman Corporation- the central location for projects such as the Lunar Module and the F-14 Tomcat.  Our employees have made significant historical contributions and are continuing to shape the future.  

The selected individual has the potential to support a few Bethpage-supported programs spanning the airborne, land and maritime domains.  Successful candidates must be able to commit to working on-site.  Travel will be required to Northrop Grumman, customer, and supplier facilities. 

What You Will Do: 

  • Develop, derive, verify, and validate requirements.  
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. 
  • Develop descriptive system models to include logical/physical/functional block diagrams at various abstraction layers to support Model-Based Engineering (MBE) and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) efforts. 
  • Verify that supplier/vendor deliveries meet requirements. 
  • Participate in system integration and test. 
  • Collaborate with other members of the technical staff, program office, suppliers, and customers. 
  • Work independently and across multi-disciplined/multi-site teams to architect, model, simulate, and analyze systems to predict/verify system performance against functional/capability requirements. 
  • Be capable of understanding code in C++
  • Be capable of using MATLAB and data processing tools
  • Demonstrate a Systems Thinking mindset. 
  • Be capable of understanding a complex problem, developing an approach to solve it, and implementing that approach.  
  • Duties may extend to include one or more of: requirements development, developing system specifications derived from customer requirements, data analysis, algorithm development, system issue resolution, test derivation/validation, as well as design and modeling tasks. 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • This position can be filled at either a T1 Associate Engineer level, or a T2 Engineer level.  
  • Associate Engineer (0 years of engineering experience with a bachelor's degree)  
  • Experience preparing and presenting technical content to internal and/or external stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience in an integration and test environment 
  • Experience performing system verification and validation 
  • Experience with physics-based model or simulation development 
  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), tools, techniques, and concepts e.g., Cameo model development 
  • Experience with DOORS requirements decomposition, development, and management 
  • Experience with DoDAF & Unified Architecture Framework (UAF) standards and methods 
  • Experience with real time integrated computing systems
  • Proficiency with engineering programming languages (e.g., C/C++, MATLAB, Python) 
  • Proficiency with engineering computing environments and tools (e.g., Linux, MATLAB, & Wireshark)
  • Experience with electronic warfare systems 
  • Experience with radar systems, particularly: data analysis, requirements analysis, mode design and development and/or signal and data processing. 
  • Experience conducting data analysis and formulating conclusions 
  • Experience with Agile Development 
  • Active US Secret clearance or higher, and approval for Special Access Program (SAP) 

Salary Range for T1: 70,200 – 105,400

Salary Range for T2: 85,000 – 127,400


Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $85,000 USD - $127,400 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.