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Northrop Grumman Sr. Lead Space Systems Engineer (Staff) in Linthicum, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to join our Baltimore, MD Space Systems team. This position will support both concept and product development to deliver key solutions within the Northrop Grumman Corporation Mission Systems Sector, Space ISR Systems Division and will report to the Mission Solutions - Space Systems Department.

The position will be responsible for leading general systems engineering tasks and/or teams for space subsystems, payloads and/or vehicles. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Requirements analysis, derivation, and management

  • Architecture and CONOPs development

  • Systems modeling and simulation

  • Functional analysis

  • Timeline analysis

  • Trade studies

  • Technical planning

  • Cost and risk analysis

  • Interface definition

  • System design

  • System integration and test

  • Verification and Validation planning and execution

  • Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

Successful candidates should have a high degree of intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new ideas and concepts across the systems engineering lifecycle.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, or other related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) curriculum with 14 years relevant experience (12 years with Master of Science Degree, 9 years with PhD).

  • Experience in one or more of the following system engineering knowledge areas:

  • Requirements analysis, derivation, and management

  • Architecture and CONOPs development

  • Systems modeling and simulation

  • Functional analysis

  • Timeline analysis

  • Trade studies

  • Technical planning

  • Cost and risk analysis

  • Power, digital, RF, and/or mechanical interface definition

  • System design

  • System integration

  • Verification and Validation planning and execution

  • Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Must have awillingness to obtain aTS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Space Systems Engineering development and analysis from Concept and Technology Demonstration Phase through Integration, Test and Verification.

  • Experience with EO/IR sensor technology.

  • Experience with RF sensor technology.

  • Experience with space ground stations.

  • Experience with space payload and vehicle architecture.

  • Translating Initial Capability Document needs into mission level requirements.

  • Supporting requirement decomposition and documentation in DOORS database.

  • Developing system state transitions diagrams, mission use cases, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, mission threads, and/or network node diagrams.

  • Experience with space mission operations and modeling.

  • Payload and Vehicle Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T), including environmental testing.

  • Experience with system performance modeling in MATLAB environment, system modeling in Artisan, configuration management using ClearCase, ClearQuest.

  • Experience with KPP/TPM identification, algorithm development, reliability engineering, fault management design, signal processing.

  • Conducting test readiness reviews, FCA/PCA preparation, telemetry validation.

  • Supporting initial operations test planning and execution.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

Job Category : Engineering

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