Systems Engineer 5

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Systems Engineer 5 in the Engineering, Manufacturing & Sciences (EM&S) Central Region Engineering, Huntsville Site. In the Mission Systems sector, you'll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The qualified applicant will work in our Huntsville, Alabama office, headquarters for the Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) division.

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or similar STEM field with 14 years of related experience (12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD.)
  • Experience in data analysis, algorithm development, requirements development, modeling & simulation, or interface development
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and nontechnical personnel
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Previous experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Currently possess a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with either MATLAB or Mathematica
  • SysML
  • Air and Missile Defense or Command and Control
  • Technical Subject Matter Expert in battle management algorithms, modeling & simulation, system level analysis, sensors, weapons, or communications
  • Technical leadership on small programs, research and development efforts, or proposals
  • Applying statistical methods to datasets to characterize system behavior and optimize performance
  • Wireless point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and multipoint communication devices and systems
  • Database management systems including Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, and/or MySQL
  • Agile Development lifecycle process
  • User interface design
  • Ability to use Microsoft Visio

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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