Systems Engineer (Space/Satellite Systems) - Top Secret

    • Dulles, VA

Engineering

Qualifications:

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

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.

Duties Include:

• Performing 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.

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