Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Systems Engineer in Bethpage, New York
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Systems Engineer in Bethpage, NY to join our Systems Engineering team. In the Mission Systems sector, you'll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. As the lead developer of Systems Engineering products for some of the most advanced U.S. Navy (USN) Platforms in the U.S. arsenal, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a world leader in advanced systems and design. These include platforms such as EA-18G Growler and Next Generation Jammer.
The Systems Engineer (SE) will perform 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. The Engineer will ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Additionally, the Engineer may perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and/or software specifications. Responsibilities may include data analysis, system issue resolution, test derivation/validation, design, modeling and simulation tasks, as well as algorithm development support.
The Engineer will also be responsible for decomposing USN customer requirements into deployable system architectures that interacts functionally with the overall USN platform architecture using a USN approved requirement management tool (DOORS).
The Engineer will work closely with our USN counterparts as well as coordinating detailed system analysis with various technical experts throughout systems (i.e. Thermal, Reliability, Logistics, Program Management, and Air Vehicle).
The successful candidate will have the ability to understand technical documents and interpret different specifications from various vendors and suppliers. He/she will have excellent communication skills to interact with internal management and stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of the program; and be able to conduct presentations to large groups.
The successful candidate will have Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint), be self-motivated, and have the ability to work semi-independently to accomplish goals. Must be capable of understanding a complex problem, developing an approach to solve it, and implementing that approach.
Some travel is required for meetings and program support, as well as test and evaluation of system performance during deployment.
Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related STEM discipline.
9 years of progressive engineering and/or relevant experience (7 years with MS degree; 4 years with PhD).
Proficiency with engineering programming languages (e.g. C/C++, MATLAB).
Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
Ability to collaborate in a team environment.
U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.
Current, active DoD Secret clearance.
Systems Engineering experience.
Professional signal processing and/or tracking experience (or a Master's Degree that included signal processing electives)
Experience with radar systems, particularly: signal and data processing, data analysis
P rofessional Systems engineering and/or Avionics experience working on USN Receiver/Weapon Systems Platforms.
Experience with Electronics Surveillance Measures (ESM), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) and/or Jamming Equipment on USN military platforms.
Experience with DOORS requirements management tool.
Model based Systems Engineering tools, such as Cameo, Magic Drawer
Experience with Agile process for system development, including tools such as JIRA
Scrum Master Experience
Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) experience
Experience in Electronic Warfare/Electronic Attack (EW/EA)
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.
Job Category : Engineering