Space Systems Engineer (Top Secret)

    • Dulles, VA



Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role for a space program in Dulles, VA, in the National Security Space business area within the Space Systems Group. Multiple Systems Engineering positions at various levels are available in the following areas in support of a ground based service oriented architecture intended to service next generation space capability.

  • CONOPS and Mission Analysis
  • Systems Architecture optimizing ground system design, space vehicle design, processing and mission success
  • Requirements Management
  • Interfaces and Interface Control Documentation
  • Systems Level Integration and Test for a ground system
  • Verification and Validation
  • Resource Logistics and Execution
This position will expose the candidate to equal parts technical competency, forward thinking ideas, and execution focus. This position requires a functional understanding of ground system networking, private cloud deployments, data and messaging busses, software deployment, and hardware deployment. This position utilizes abilities to interact in an organized and solutions-oriented manner, with external entities who are contributing elements of the integrated ground segment.


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