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Staff Engineer Systems VA

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10151983

Category: Engineering
Location: Chantilly, Virginia, United States of America
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions 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 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.

Are 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 team. The STC is where technology and teamwork come together to meet the unique needs of the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. The 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 support. STC tasks include system design, engineering development, system integration, hands-on build and test, field operations and maintenance, training, and production.

Roles 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 process. Use 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.g. Cameo) 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 systems.

Basic 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 conditions.
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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.


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