Staff Chief Engineer/ SEIT Lead

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air, land, sea and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

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/ Linthicum, 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 approximately 10 to 15 highly skilled systems engineers whose responsibilities may include requirements development and flow down, system architecture, software/hardware/ firmware development oversight, integration and test planning and execution, system verification, and sustainment.

The SEIT Lead will:

  • Own and manage the overall technical baseline of the assigned program(s)
  • Be accountable for budget and schedule for the systems engineering content of the assigned program(s)
  • Serve as the systems engineering team liaison to program management, customers, and functional management of the assigned programs(s)
  • 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:
  • Mission 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 technical expertise are required for this position

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 14 or more years of experience with Bachelors, 12 years with Masters, 9 with PHD
  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Experience in RF systems development, integration, and test
  • Strong systems thinking mindset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of earned value management
  • Active DoD Interim Secret clearance or higher



Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in STEM, business, or management
  • Multiple domain expertise across the electromagnetic spectrum (e.g., radar and electronic warfare)
  • 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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