Staff Systems Engineer with Current/Active Clearance

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career where you can continue to learn and grow? Are you looking for a place to truly make your mark and be on a team that is experiencing exponential growth? If so, then Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems in Northridge, CA may be the employer for you! Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

In this role as a Staff Systems Engineer, the selected candidate performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintain traceability of the vehicle requirements to electronics subsystems, maintain configuration control of subsystems for conceptual and preliminary design activities and tracking subsystems power, cooling, interface, and mechanical packaging requirements
  • Perform trade studies and performance assessment of system concepts, system design, and subsystems; includes modeling & simulations
  • Manage interfaces with subcontractors for vehicle integration coordination, interface definition, and joint analysis for system configurations
  • Prepare and present subsystems conceptual and preliminary design configurations and performance assessment information to customers via program interchange meetings, program reports, white papers, and proposals

Basic Qualifications:
Current active Secret clearance or higher.
BS in Engineering (or related) discipline.
12-18 years' experience in systems and hi-tech product development
Background in aerospace systems; basic understanding of aircraft systems, missile systems, aerodynamics, GNC, warheads, survivability, and their design drivers.
Well-versed, skilled and disciplined in systems development and system engineering processes and thorough understanding of all phases of product lifecycle.

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with a variety of avionics and sensor systems for use on missile systems.
Familiarity with RF testing and compact ranges for both subsystem and system level testing.
Familiarity with MBE, MBSE, MDA, MDAO and other systems analysis methods and tools.
Familiarity with Electro-magnetics analysis, methods, and tools.
Familiarity with Operations Analysis - processes, methods, tool sets, and
threat systems.

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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