Chief Engineer 4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT)Lead. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team in Baltimore,Maryland, an organization focused on development and production of state-of-the-art RF sensor systems solutions.

The selected candidate will be responsible for a program team of approximately5 to 10highly skilled systems engineers whoseresponsibilities includerequirements development and flow down, system architecture, SW/HW/FW development oversight, integration and test planning and execution, system verification, and sustainment.

The SEIT Lead will:

  • own and manage the overalltechnical baseline of the assigned program(s)
  • be accountable forbudget and schedule for the systems engineering content of the assigned program(s)
  • communicate with and serve as the program systems engineering team liaison to program management, customers, andfunctional management
  • drive systems engineering process application across the assigned program(s)
  • manage risks and opportunities for all systems engineering scope
Systems engineering content includes, but is not limited to:
  • Missions Engineering
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Requirements Engineering
  • System Analysis & Trade Studies
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • System Architecture and Design
  • Specialty Engineering
  • System Security
  • System Integration & Test
  • System Verification & Validation
  • Logistics
  • Operation, Maintenance, and Sustainment
  • Configuration Management
  • Cost Engineering
Strong communication and people leadership skills paired with RF domain expertise are a must for this position.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with9 or more years of experience with Bachelors,7 years with Masters,4with PHD
  • Experience leading teams of systems engineers
  • Experience in RF systems development, integration, andtest
  • Strong systems thinking mindset
  • Strong communication skills
  • ActiveDoD Interim Secret Clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in STEM, business, or management
  • Multiple domain expertise across the electromagnetic spectrum (e.g., radarand electronic warfare)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of earned value management
  • Work experience and/or exposure to manufacturing
  • Work experience and/or exposure to Supply Chain Management (Sub-contractors)
  • Work experience in one or more other engineering functional areas (Hardware, Software, Firmware, Field Engineering, etc.)
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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