Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 4 (Aurora, CO) in Aurora, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented individual to perform on a team of cross-discipline specialist engineers located in Aurora, CO with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Development, maintenance and upgrade of operations training materials

  • Coordinate, schedule and perform training efforts to include monthly refresher, upgrade and position certification

  • Conduct training of operations personnel on the system simulator

  • Maintenance of training records for all students to document the evaluation of the student's performance and certification status

  • Creating, initializing, checking out and maintaining upgrades to the simulator scripts required for simulator scenarios used for all operator certification training

  • Achieve and maintain certification as a system operator including all required training and proficiency

  • Availability as an emergency backfill for the crew

  • Supporting the simulator during operational exercises as well as during initial and refresher training and special activities such as system tests and anomaly resolution

  • Perform system problem/anomaly resolution support

  • Development and improvement of operations processes/products

  • Perform investigation and diagnosis of unexpected system signatures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) from an accredited institution with9 years of industry experience; Master's degree with7 years industry experience

  • A demonstrated background in one or more relevant engineering disciplines, an ability to understand complex system architecture, and familiarity with Linux and scripting languages (especially TCL/TK and Perl)

  • Ability to support some travel domestically and internationally

  • Active TS / SCI clearance and counter Intelligence Polygraph is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good presentation, coordination, and communication skills are needed due to significant interaction with factory engineers, management, trainees and the customer

  • The ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision

  • The position is normally day staff hours, but periodic intervals of one-hour recall support and the ability to work odd and/or extended hours covering a 24 x 7 period will be required

  • Real-time operations experience

  • AMP, COAST, Atlantis, and/or RODEO program experience

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.