Staff NGP Ground Systems Engineer - Architecture Engineer Azusa, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are seeking a Staff NGP Ground Systems Engineer - Architecture Engineer to join our talented, diverse team in support of the Next Generation OPIR Polar Ground program. This position will be located in Azusa, CA or Redondo Beach, CA. This position will be on a hybrid schedule where most of the work will be done on-site, but we can accommodate partial teleworking upon business/program need.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support and collaboration with the program Chief Engineer

  • Serve as deputy for Chief Engineer in their absence by running particular meetings

  • Review and manage system architecture via Cameo

  • Review requirements and verification and testing plans

  • Collaborate with other IPTs across the program such as Mission Payload, Space Vehicle, Mission System Integration and Test

  • Present to and interact with customers and external contractors

  • Help with collaboration across teams and ensure high quality Contractual Document Deliveries

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM with 14 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree in STEM with 12 years of relevant experience

  • TS/SCI required to start

  • Experience presenting to customers at events

  • Experience leading small teams - directing tasking, providing support and guidance

  • Experience with program cost and schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements

  • Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model based system engineering

  • Expertise using Cameo

  • Experience using DOORS

Salary Range: $161,000 - $241,400

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.