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Staff Engineer Systems with Security Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making historyAt the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missionsIn rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planningWe'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 missionsBy 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 leaderAt Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your careerAre you interested in defining possible? Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Staff Systems Engineer to join our team! This position will primarily be located at the SIGINT Technology Center's (STC) in Chantilly supporting the Alchemy Program teamThe STC is where technology and teamwork come together to meet the unique needs of the Intelligence Community and Department of DefenseThe STC is comprised of multiple mission-focused programs with projects ranging from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) SIGINT payload and data link development to OCONUS/CONUS mission/maintenance supportSTC tasks include system design, engineering development, system integration, hands-on build and test, field operations and maintenance, training, and productionRoles and Responsibilities:--- Develop system architectures based on evolving mission needs, emerging technologies, operational environment, and schedule milestones.--- Document various architectural views in briefings and documents and communicate capabilities, features, and gaps to various stakeholders including management, executive leadership, and customers.--- Lead a team of engineers in all aspects of the System Engineering processUse Systems Engineering tools and processes, beginning with conceptual design through testing, delivery, and operations.--- Collaborate with a multidisciplinary engineering team to upgrade and improve developmental and fielded systems to maximize uptime and capability.--- Lead studies with cross-functional teams to validate and derive requirements for a family of systems, system segments, subsystems, and components.--- Define architecture functions, behavior, and interfaces of components.--- Allocate requirements from various sources to those components.--- Use modern System Engineering tools and Model Based System Engineering Tools (e.gCameo) to document architecture, components, structure, behavior, and requirements for analysis and communication to design and test teams.--- Work with the testing team to construct requirements verification traceability matrix.--- Document methods for verification so that the components, subsystems, segments, systems, and families of systems can achieve their role in the mission.--- Document faults and failures of tests and operations to provide basis for updating architectures or requirements.--- Develop and execute troubleshooting procedures for use in CONUS/OCONUS test sites, System Integration Labs (SILs), and real time operations.--- Perform other engineering roles as required to support the development, integration, testing, and delivery, and operations of systemsBasic Qualifications:--- Qualified applicant must have 14 Years of experience with a bachelor's in science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD or will accept 18 years of experience in lieu of a degree--- Active DOD Secret with the ability to get a TS/SCI--- Strong interdisciplinary problem-solving skills, demonstrated by frequent and successful application of technical standards, theories, concepts, and techniques--- Previous experience as SEIT Lead (or similar position) over a multi-discipline team with hardware deliverables--- Previous experience decomposing high level program requirements/objectives--- Knowledge of RF system components & functions--- Knowledge of hardware and functions of SIGINT/EW systems and workflows Preferred Qualifications:--- An active TS/SCI--- Knowledge of INCOSE Systems Engineering process--- DOORS and Cameo implementation and usage--- Knowledge of modern wireless communication systems--- Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Experience--- Experience briefing technical material to customers at milestone events (PDR, CDR, etc)--- Knowledge of interferometry, TDOA/FDOA, ranging systems and geolocation algorithms--- Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering degree Salary Range: $165,000 - $247,600 The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditionsEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term IncentivesIn 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting dateHowever, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidatesNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.SCitizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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