Integration Engineer (Systems) 3

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector seeks an Integration Engineer on the Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team in El Segundo. The candidate will work with teammates, customers and stakeholders to identify and manage critical dependencies between programs and projects within the GPS Directorate to ensure synchronization of efforts to sustain and evolve GPS capabilities that are the world-wide gold standard for Position, Navigation and Timing.

Candidate will support enterprise integration activities between SMC/GP space, control, user, operations, logistics and sustainment elements and organizations. Activities include capturing viable plans to achieve Enterprise objectives, analyzing dependencies between stakeholders, identifying disconnects between integration products and resources, developing and communicating solutions, etc. Candidate should have experience with integrating space systems (especially at SMC), ground and space system acquisition, and systems engineering and integration planning. Major duties of the position include:

  • Ensuring effective integration and planning across multiple space, control and user programs (hardware and software)
  • Interacting with prime contractors and government leads to ensure that all activities are coordinated, scheduled and planned across the SMC/GP Enterprise
  • Analyzing formal GPS requirements, such as Key Performance Parameters and Key System Attributes, defining capability increments, and verifying plans to meet operational capability declaration criteria
  • Developing and documenting inputs to enterprise architectures, use cases, capability and mission threads, operational concepts and warfighter CONOPS
  • Capturing derived requirements and traceability between capabilities, architectures, interface documents and specifications using IBM Rational DOORS 9.6 and Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • Reviewing proposed changes to the GP technical baseline for impacts to enterprise capabilities and to cross-stakeholder integration concerns
  • Providing scheduling and planning support for all SMC/GP space, ground, user, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements to identify and support the management of risks, issues, interdependencies, identifying schedule disconnects and conflicts, developing action plans for resolution, and assisting the Government in executing selected solutions
  • Supporting the customer in defining, capturing, and maintaining technical and schedule risk data throughout the system lifecycle
  • Supporting the customer in defining, capturing, and maintaining Enterprise schedules throughout the system lifecycle and developing courses of action to mitigate schedule impacts
  • Supporting the systems engineering planning and scheduling process as required to enable effective system integration efforts
  • Integrating activities over the lifecycle of systems within the Enterprise, including pre-contractual, development, and production, risk-reduction and testing, verification and validation of requirements, and transition to operations and sustainment
  • Interfacing and collaborating with SE&I team members, prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force
The qualified candidate for this role will have the following skills:
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to independently execute work tasks in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think critically and synthesize information from multiple sources into comprehensive plans
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present complex issues and solutions to customers and stakeholder
This position's standard work schedule is a 5/40. Work will be perform in El Segundo, California.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years related experience; Masters degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years related experience; PhD in a STEM discipline with no years of experience
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Experience with space, ground or user segments of DoD or other Government space programs
  • Planning and integration experience with large-scale DoD programs
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in STEM discipline
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment with Space systems (especially at SMC), including one or more GPS segments
  • Experience using IBM Rational DOORS 9.X, Sparx Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Project (2010 or later)

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