Systems Engineer/ Deputy Program Manager

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Systems Engineer/Deputy Program Manager to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Layton, UT.

The successful candidate will perform Nuclear Safety Cross Check Analysis (NSCCA), Performance Analysis and Technical Evaluation (PATE), Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), and System Safety Analysis. This includes performing detailed evaluation (code analysis and test) of embedded software and hardware, including FPGAs and ASICs, to verify that software/hardware requirements are correctly implemented in the design and code of embedded computers/hardware components and that the resulting design does not contain unexpected safety hazards.

The qualified applicant will have the opportunity to perform analysis and testing on a variety of DoD aircraft and/or weapon systems. This is not a software development position; however, development experience is a plus.

Additionally, the successful candidate must perform Deputy Program Manager Duties for the NSCCA/PATE/IV&V contract. These include (1) back-up for the NSCCA PM, (2) successful customer contact and familiarity, (3) responsibility for contract deliverables, (4) financial and schedule management, (5) ensuring technical performance on the program, (6) task order monitoring, (7) staffing assignments, (8) allocation of responsibilities, authorities, and oversight, (9) executing development plans, (10) executing knowledge transfer plans, (11) responsibility for GFE processes, and (12) responsibilities for the hiring process.

The successful candidate must be prepared to provide evidence of, or demonstrate, each of the basic qualifications, as well as any of the preferred qualifications desired for consideration as described below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical/Electronics Engineering with 3 years or a MS Degree.
  • Experience and/or coursework in any object-oriented programming language
  • Must be able to identify logic errors, code inconsistencies and inefficiencies, and safety hazards associated with software and/or hardware design languages, code design, and requirement specifications
  • Must have technical writing experience and be capable of writing technically and grammatically correct documentation
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently and with a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office productsNorthrop 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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