Staff Systems Engineer

    • Dulles, VA

The Northrop Grumman Space Systems business is growing rapidly, and we have opportunities on exciting, cutting-edge missions and programs that will accelerate your technical career.

Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role for the National Security Systems (NSS) business area. Our NSS programs include technical roles at the mission, segment, subsystem and component level. They span the entire program life cycle from early concept studies, design development, system integration/test, launch and early ops, mission ops/sustainment and system disposal.

The position is based in NG's Dulles VA location and will require some travel. Duties include significant contributions to mission and space vehicle systems engineering activities: requirement analysis and functional decomposition, system modeling and simulation, mission analysis, mission operations support, conceptual, preliminary and detailed system and space vehicle design, trade studies, systems integration and test, system interface definition and management, requirements/V&V, and Business Development support.
The candidate should be knowledgeable in system-of-systems engineering, space vehicle design and integration, ground segment design and integration, segment and subsystem interfaces, payloads, and/or mission operations. Advanced analyses capability relating to complex mission problems is a plus, as is the ability to develop and evolve home-grown mission analysis tools.
The role will include interface with clients, as well as regular interactions with internal engineering teammates and program management. The candidate may be called on to assist in new business activities such as conceptual design and analysis for proposals and funded studies.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
Written and Verbal Communication: The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation experience and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve program goals.

•Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level clearance.

•Must have a Bachelors Degree or higher in Aerospace Engineering or related technical field, and 14 or more years of applicable experience, or a Masters Degree and 12 or more years of applicable experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in systems engineering and integration of complex systems, especially space systems design, development, manufacture, test and/or operations.

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.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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