Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer - Power or Control Systems

    • Owings Mills, MD

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Systems Engineer with experience in Power Electronic Systems and/or embedded real-time Control Systems. This position will be located in Sykesville, MD in our Power/Control
Systems organization.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's high performing, Systems Engineering team in developing the military and commercial power conversion, distribution, and networked machinery control systems of the future. The qualified applicant will be exposed to all phases of the program life cycle from concept development through integration, test and
support. We offer a dynamic work environment providing the highest level of engineering, product design and system support for our nation's aircraft carriers and submarines, as well as other naval and ground based system platforms.

Roles and Responsibilities
- Performing trade studies, generating systems engineering documents, reports and operational documentation.
- Developing requirements, system and sub-system specifications.
- Generating and presenting material to support internal and external customer briefings, and developing proposals.
- Familiarity with lab test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, and multimeters
- Developing and modifying test plans and procedures
- Supporting system integration and test activities
- Generation of verification artifacts supporting system Design Verification Testing and system Acceptance Testing

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below:

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for Systems Engineer:
- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 2 years of relevant experience with a BS; 0 years experience with a Masters Degree.
-Must have experience in Power Electronic Systems and/or embedded real-time Control Systems.
- Experience in one or more of the following system engineering knowledge areas: technical planning, requirements derivation, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, cost and risk analysis, interface definition, system design, system integration, verification and validation, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
- Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work within diverse teams.
- Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Systems Engineer:
- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 5 years of relevant experience with a BS; 3 years experience with a Masters Degree or 0 years experience with a PhD.
-Must have experience in Power Electronic Systems and/or embedded real-time Control Systems.
- Experience in one or more of the following system engineering knowledge areas: technical planning, requirements derivation, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, cost and risk analysis, interface definition, system design, system integration, verification and validation, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
- Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work within diverse teams.
- Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
- Experience with military power conversion, nuclear power generation, or software enabled real time control systems.
- Experience in system architecture development and system design
- Experience with simulation tools (e.g. Simulink, Saber, SPICE),
- Experience with analog electronics (e.g. sensor interfaces), digital electronics, control circuit cards, and embedded software
- Experience with the United States Navy or other military departments
- Experience in testing and troubleshooting hardware and/or software

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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